British Columbia

Reaction to the National Energy Board's approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline

By The Canadian Press
May 19, 2016 - 5:22pm

VANCOUVER — The National Energy Board has recommended that the federal government approve the contentious $6.8-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion with 157 conditions. The federal regulator issued its long-awaited report Thursday on the project after a two-year debate.

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B.C. schools get $45-million fix-it fund for repairs, but no new schools

By The Canadian Press
May 19, 2016 - 2:24pm Updated: May 19, 2016 - 5:21pm

VICTORIA — Education Minister Mike Bernier has announced a $45-million fix-it fund for schools across British Columbia, but the New Democrats say that does nothing to ease the fears of thousands of parents concerned about school closures and overcrowding.