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Vaughn Palmer: Scarce funds, short-term needs put emergency preparedness on back burner

March 30, 2014

VICTORIA — Auditor general Russ Jones professed “surprise” this week that the provincial emergency management branch is not nearly ready to deal with the “Big One” — namely, a catastrophic earthquake. “My office first looked at this topic 17 years ago in our earthquake preparedness report and arrived at the same conclusion,” wrote Jones, referring [...]

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Short-term volatility ahead, but B.C. to stay the course

February 17, 2014

A slim surplus and the loss of immigrant investor revenue mean Liberal government is likely to avoid significant new spending globeandmail – British Columbia

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David Suzuki: China deal and budget sacrifice democracy to short-term goals

October 24, 2012

Why, when so many people oppose the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project, would government and industry resort to such extreme measures to push it through? The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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TransLink's short-term funding woes unsolved despite audit

October 17, 2012

Savings identified are ‘not enough to meet future transit needs,’ Transport Minister acknowledges globeandmail – British Columbia

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Vancouver Rent Bank promises short-term relief for renters in need

October 11, 2012

Marilyn McKee knows how easy it is to end up homeless. And how little it takes to keep a roof over her head. In her case, $ 350. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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