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Carson Binda: Here’s how B.C. Premier David Eby can save taxpayers money

Carson Binda: Here’s how B.C. Premier David Eby can save taxpayers money

What’s needed is a culture shift away from Victoria’s unsustainable spending, writes
Rob Shaw: ‘Double-whammy’ coming this week for owners of short-term rentals

Rob Shaw: ‘Double-whammy’ coming this week for owners of short-term rentals

A bitter blow or an overdue move? Changes are afoot for short-term rental owners, writes Rob Shaw
Mike McKinnon: Six years into governing, BC NDP more energized than ever

Mike McKinnon: Six years into governing, BC NDP more energized than ever

The BC NDP is on stronger footing than ever as members gather for their largest convention since forming government in 2017, writes Mike McKinnon
Rob Shaw: B.C.’s $3M anti-racism hotline has taken years to launch. Why?

Rob Shaw: B.C.’s $3M anti-racism hotline has taken years to launch. Why?

Premier David Eby, who once had oversight of the project, unable to explain delays behind BC 211 hotline
Elizabeth Murphy: BC NDP housing bills need to be withdrawn

Elizabeth Murphy: BC NDP housing bills need to be withdrawn

Local authorities know more about their communities and the best ways to develop them
Rob Shaw: Ottawa snubs the provinces eager to know the RCMP's future

Rob Shaw: Ottawa snubs the provinces eager to know the RCMP's future

B.C. Premier David Eby disappointed and frustrated at the lack of clarity
Carson Binda: Even British Columbians now oppose the carbon tax

Carson Binda: Even British Columbians now oppose the carbon tax

Poll suggests B.C. residents of all political stripes oppose far more than support the carbon tax
Rob Shaw: Kevin Falcon on the same page as the NDP on housing, but only once

Rob Shaw: Kevin Falcon on the same page as the NDP on housing, but only once

On two legislative moves on housing, Falcon declares 'they're not going to work'
Rob Shaw: Province blankets the housing sector with new legislation

Rob Shaw: Province blankets the housing sector with new legislation

Better late than never with the flock of bills
Rob Shaw: Provincial law aims to make it easier for municipalities to clear homeless encampments

Rob Shaw: Provincial law aims to make it easier for municipalities to clear homeless encampments

A clearer definition of adequate space will help inform courts when they weigh whether to agree with cities to close encampments