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B.C. Liberals promise welfare rate hike days before government is expected fall

By The Canadian Press
June 19, 2017 - 12:36pm Updated: June 19, 2017 - 2:43pm

VICTORIA — There will be a promise to raise welfare rates in British Columbia by $100-a-month in the government’s throne speech on Thursday, which is expected to set in motion the defeat of the Liberals after more than 16 years in office.

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Kamloops to take over popular Victoria buskers festival

By James Peters
June 13, 2017 - 9:53am Updated: June 13, 2017 - 12:39pm

KAMLOOPS — Canada's Tournament Capital has beaten out several BC communities to become the next host of the Victoria International Buskers Festival.

The popular Victoria festival has been called off for this summer, and will re-emerge in Kamloops in 2018.