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Craig McInnes: B.C. government needs to take responsibility for ferry terminal ruling

November 23, 2012

Lawyers are being lined up for a showdown in court over the shocking decision by the B.C. Assessment Appeal Board to declare the Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal essentially worthless. It’s no surprise that the District of West Vancouver is challenging the decision, since the drop will cost the municipality an estimated $ 250,000 in property [...]

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Liquor stores told to take down Christmas decorations after bugs found

November 23, 2012

Employees at public liquor stores have been asked to take down Christmas decorations after bugs were found in them at one location. Oliver Rohls, a spokesman with the BC Government and Service Employees Union, says the order came down this morning from the main office as a precaution after insects were found in a container. [...]

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Former homeless man to take City of Vancouver to court

November 22, 2012

Pivot Legal Society is going to court on behalf of a former homeless man to challenge three Vancouver city bylaws. Lawyer Scott Bernstein says a 57-year-old man was ticketed and harassed, when he couldn’t find shelter space.  “The combination of the three bylaws say there is no legal place for a homeless person to sleep [...]

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Mayencourt to take on Sullivan for Vancouver-False Creek nomination

November 21, 2012

Former MLA’s candidacy will mean a clash of political titans in race to represent B.C. Liberals in riding globeandmail – British Columbia

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Don Cayo: Economists take a wait-and-see attitude to B.C.’s forecast

November 17, 2012

Thomas Carlyle famously dubbed economics the dismal science, but watching a dozen economists dole out budget-making advice to Finance Minister Mike de Jong on Friday I noticed that not only was the exercise not entirely dismal, it was also not really science. It seems to have at least as much in common with fortune-telling The [...]

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