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Dix: NDP government would allow compensation for pre-1974 Woodlands residents

February 5, 2013
Dix: NDP government would allow compensation for pre-1974 Woodlands residents

An NDP Government would allow all victims of abuse at New Westminster’s Woodlands School to apply for compensation. That announced by party leader, Adrian Dix. “And I think it’s time to stop using legal technicalities against the survivors of Woodlands School and to bring this matter to a close.” Only victims who went to Woodlands [...]

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Auditor General: BC Transit won’t meet provincial targets

December 6, 2012
Auditor General: BC Transit won’t meet provincial targets

BC’s Auditor-General says BC Transit is not on track to meet the provincial government’s goal of doubling transit ridership by 2020. John Doyle says ridership has gone up by nearly seven million trips since 2007, but that’s 27 per-cent lower than what would be needed to reach that 2020 target. He’s recommending government revisit that [...]

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Budget work still not finished

November 28, 2012
Budget work still not finished

The New Westminster School Board has heard from a consultant on how to solve the issue of a surprise deficit of more than 2 million dollars. Board Chair James Janzen, “She gave us a fairly good outline of what areas were problematic. You know, what areas resulted in the deficit and a good understanding of what [...]

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New Westminster parent group asks province to intervene with debt-ridden school board

November 18, 2012

Parents at New Westminster secondary school have expressed non-confidence in the board of education following its third deficit in recent years and appealed to the province for immediate intervention. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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New West. parents seek financial review of school district

November 16, 2012
New West. parents seek financial review of school district

Parents of New Westminster Secondary School students say they want the provincial government to review the school district’s finances to determine why the school board keeps running unexpected deficits. CBC | British Columbia News

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