Vaughn Palmer: Site C instability issues making NDP nervous about escalating costs

Article content continued After deciding to go ahead in late 2017, the New Democrats named a nine-member project assurance board, including B.C. Hydro board members, public servants and experts in construction; and a four-member technical advisory board of internationally recognized experts in the engineering and construction of hydroelectric dams. But one has to wonder how […]

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1.39am BST01:39 Morrison government denies reports it will permanently lift unemployment benefit payments The Morrison government has denied it about to permanently lift unemployment benefit payments when the treasurer makes a long-awaited economic statement next month. News Corp newspapers, citing senior ministers, had reported the jobseeker payment would rise to $75 per day from $40 […]

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Anthony Albanese asks Scott Morrison about the VC for Tasmanian Teddy Sheean, again, and Morrison is NOT impressed: Albanese: the prime minister has received a recommendation from the defence honours and awards appeals tribunal that Tasmania’s Teddy Sheean be awarded a Victoria Cross for “the most conspicuous act of valour in the presence of an […]

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7.33am GMT07:33 PM is ‘pretty well connected’, says Angus Taylor Angus Taylor told ABC24 he had been in touch with prime minister Scott Morrison, who is on holidays, and he is “pretty well connected about what’s gone on.” Taylor: I’m not convinced he’s having a very significant holiday right now. He’s working very hard to […]

BC teachers rally outside NDP convention after rejecting offer

President of the BC Teacher’s Federation (BCTF) Teri Mooring joins teachers who are protesting outside the BC NDP Convention where Premier John Horgan and Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh will be speaking at the Victoria Convention Centre in Victoria, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. Chad Hipolito / THE CANADIAN PRESS VICTORIA — Throngs of teachers hoping […]