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MP Cathy McLeod calls on Ontario senator to resign following sex scandal

By Vanessa Ybarra
March 26, 2017 - 11:15am Updated: March 26, 2017 - 12:28pm

KAMLOOPS — Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod is calling on Ontario senator Don Meredith to resign.

According to the Canadian Press, an ethics report released earlier this month revealed Meredith had an alleged affair with a 16-year-old girl that spanned two years.

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Federal investments appear to match B.C. housing, transit initiatives: De Jong

By The Canadian Press
March 22, 2017 - 6:44pm

VANCOUVER — B.C. Finance Minister Mike De Jong says today’s federal budget appears to be in line with provincial initiatives on affordable housing, child care and transit.

De Jong calls a new $11.2 billion national housing fund a “relevant and significant” amount of money.

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High-heels debate should include industries other than restaurants: experts

By The Canadian Press
March 19, 2017 - 9:48am

VANCOUVER — Servers clad in short skirts and stilettos could soon be a thing of the past, as British Columbia and Ontario take steps to ditch sexualized dress codes. But women in other industries can face unwritten expectations of lipstick and heels, say workplace equality experts.