Provincial Politics

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B.C. throne speech promises electoral reform referendum, sales tax cut, no tolls

By The Canadian Press
June 22, 2017 - 2:00pm Updated: June 22, 2017 - 6:33pm

VICTORIA — British Columbia’s opposition parties accused Premier Christy Clark of adopting their policies and campaign promises Thursday in a last-ditch bid to hold onto power as her minority government faces defeat in a legislature showdown next week.

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B.C. Liberals promise 60,000 new childcare spots with $1 billion in spending

By The Canadian Press
June 21, 2017 - 4:16pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 5:50pm

VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s Liberals are promising to spend $1 billion in early childhood education over the next four years as the party faces a confidence vote in the legislature that is expected to bring down their minority government.

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