Provincial Politics


Christy Clark hints at housing relief ‘front-and-centre’ for B.C. budget

By The Canadian Press
January 12, 2016 - 4:46pm Updated: January 12, 2016 - 5:55pm

VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s high housing costs are on the government’s radar as it prepares to table its budget next month, but Premier Christy Clark is ruling out luxury or speculation taxes to cool Vancouver’s hot market.

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Trans Mountain pipeline project doesn't meet B.C.'s 5 conditions, says minister

By The Canadian Press
January 11, 2016 - 11:54am Updated: January 11, 2016 - 3:19pm

VANCOUVER — Kinder Morgan is failing British Columbia’s test for proceeding with a proposed pipeline expansion, so far unable to prove it will meet key safety requirements or serve the province’s best interests, the environment minister says.