Provincial Politics

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B.C. Liberals to refund $93k for indirect donations, cites clerical errors

By The Canadian Press
March 24, 2017 - 5:47pm

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Liberal Party says it has found 43 so-called indirect donations worth almost $93,000, which it plans to reimburse.

The RCMP is already investigating possible violations of the B.C. Elections Act related to indirect donations made to the Liberal party.

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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.