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SkyTrain fare gates sit idle, waiting for their day to shine

January 25, 2013
SkyTrain fare gates sit idle, waiting for their day to shine

SkyTrain fare gates that are meant to improve safety and cut down on fare evasion have been installed for months, but TransLink has yet to turn them on. CBC | British Columbia News

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Slater confirms he’ll run as an independent

January 15, 2013
Slater confirms he’ll run as an independent

Boundary-Similkameen M-L-A John Slater thinks he’s still  a good fit even if the Liberals don’t. Slater quit the party yesterday to sit as an independent after learning the party wasn’t supporting his re-election bid. He told CKNW’s Bill Good this morning he will still run in the May election as an independent. Slater  admits he’s [...]

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Metro Vancouver directors reject proposal to slash fees they earn for attending events

November 30, 2012

Some Metro Vancouver directors say it may not pay to represent the regional district at conventions, seminars and conferences in the future. A staff report suggests mayors and councillors who sit on the Metro board should be paid a flat rate of $ 100 when representing Metro at events such as official openings, sustainability dialogues [...]

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Families of in-care residents object to facility’s cost saving plans

November 22, 2012
Families of in-care residents object to facility’s cost saving plans

The son of a resident at Burnaby’s George Derby Care Home is hoping families will come together to rally against the plan for some services to be contracted out. A meeting for families was hosted by the Hospital Employees Union Wednesday night. Dale Gebhard says there is strength in numbers and says they want to passionately [...]

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Anti-pipeline proponents hold sit-in at Legislature Monday

October 22, 2012
Anti-pipeline proponents hold sit-in at Legislature Monday

They thought Legislature would be sitting, but anti-pipeline protesters are still planning a huge demonstration on Legislature grounds Monday morning. Victoria City Councilor, Dr. Ben Isitt, says it will include a form of civil disobedience: “In some way, the protesters will be breaching what’s called the Legislative Grounds Protection Regulation.  It says you can’t stake [...]

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