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| May 19, 2015
May 15, 2015 |
The latest report by the Representative for Children and Youth is a tragic story full of missed opportunities for intervention.
May 6, 2015 |
Nearly 12,000 British Columbians have signed a petition calling on the provincial government to cancel plans by the Interior Health Authority to privatize hospital laundry services.
April 29, 2015 |
The wage needed to cover the costs of raising a family in Metro Vancouver is $20.68 per hour. The hourly wage that two working parents with two young children must earn to meet their basic expenses.

Good jobs and better climate hinge on public transit decisions

Photo: flickr/Roland Tanglao

Even if there is a Yes vote in the Metro Vancouver transit referendum much more will have to be done to reduce carbon pollution from transportation. The good news is that this will create good jobs right here in B.C.

Road transportation in Metro Vancouver is responsible for more than five million tons of greenhouse gas pollution, more than half of the region's total. Global warming and ocean acidification are both caused by burning too much oil and other fossil fuels.

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Watch: Two generations of students talk about debt, scarcity and the future

British Columbia can invest in post-secondary education -- but won't. Here two generations comes face-to-face with student debt and talk about the future of post-secondary education.

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April 8, 2015 |
On April 2, the Heiltsuk First Nation, located on B.C.'s central west coast, scored a huge victory.
April 6, 2015 |
British Columbia's social welfare software system is failing to fulfill its intended role, the B.C. Auditor General said in a report.
March 30, 2015 |
The planned Harper Creek Mine near Vavenby, British Columbia, could be another Mount Polley disaster and should be stopped.
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