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What change will Manitoba's new PC government bring? Four policy areas to watch | May 4 2016 | Molly McCracken | The recently elected Progressive Conservative (PC) party in Manitoba ran on a call for change. While there are many policy areas to monitor, here are four to watch as they begin their mandate.
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Evacuation order issued for Fort McMurray as wildfire threatens area | May 4 2016 | Brent Patterson | A huge wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alta., destroyed an entire neighbourhood and burned homes and businesses in several others Tuesday, and continues to rage out of control.
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When school boards take a stand against devastating funding cuts, parents must follow suit | May 4 2016 | Sarah Miller | Some B.C. school boards are finally deciding to take a stand against devastating funding cuts doled out yearly that are destroying our public education system.
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Ten things to know about the 2016 Alberta budget | May 4 2016 | Nick Falvo | On April 14, the Alberta government tabled its 2016-17 budget: Alberta Jobs Plan. Here are 10 things to know about it.
memoir
Apr 28 2016
New publisher Dagger Editions focuses on literature produced by and for queer woman. In this excerpt, Betsy Warland delves into a personal narrative of "a person of between."
environment
Apr 21 2016
What is ecoterrorism? According to John Sorenson it is the creation of the animal industrial complex in order to attack the animal rights movement and discredit its work.
fiction
Apr 14 2016
Sunil Yapa's new book has been making waves in the literary world. Yutaka Dirks relates his own experience at the "Battle of Seattle" and spoke with the author about his inspiration.

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Do you think Premier Christy Clark's salary top-up is a conflict of interest?

Christy Clark receives $192,000 for her taxpayer-funded B.C. premier salary, and also receives up to $50,000 extra from her party.

The long-standing B.C. Liberal practice is now being challenged by the B.C. NDP, which has filed a complaint with B.C.'s conflict of interest commissioner alledging the extra money comes from "exclusive" private meetings with Clark and allows "direct benefits" according to B.C. NDP MLA David Eby.

Do you think Premier Clark's salary top-up is a conflict of interest?

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