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OPINION: Premier Horgan shouldn’t squander goodwill by calling early election

OPINION: Premier Horgan shouldn’t squander goodwill by calling early election

"There is little evidence that the public is clamoring for an election."
'Opportunity' for election in fall, next spring or summer, premier says

'Opportunity' for election in fall, next spring or summer, premier says

The next provincial election is scheduled for Oct. 16, 2021, but it could take place earlier if the government decides to call a vote
Canadians pick their most loved – and loathed – prime ministers in poll

Canadians pick their most loved – and loathed – prime ministers in poll

When the things that bug us about how the country is or was run are fresh in our minds, we tend to forget what made us mad at previous holders of the highest political office
MLA Bowinn Ma weighs in on 'defunding the police' during racism forum

MLA Bowinn Ma weighs in on 'defunding the police' during racism forum

“Systemic racism has existed within the institutions of Canada since colonialism, and that's 150-plus years worth of systemic racism that we need to address."
Uber now fully licensed in Surrey after $65,000 legal battle vexes councillors

Uber now fully licensed in Surrey after $65,000 legal battle vexes councillors

That final tab has some Surrey councillors questioning decision-making processes at city hall
Trudeau promises more money to fight the COVID-19 pandemic

Trudeau promises more money to fight the COVID-19 pandemic

Trudeau said that his government is concluding an agreement with the provinces and territories to increase the wages of essential workers
Poll reveals Trudeau’s strengths and weaknesses with voters after four and a half years in power

Poll reveals Trudeau’s strengths and weaknesses with voters after four and a half years in power

When Research Co. and Glacier Media asked Canadians about the prime minister’s tenure, about half (48%) believe he has performed “about the same” as they expected, while 24% think he has done “better” and 25% say he has been “worse.
Liberals, Conservatives spar over passage of COVID-19 aid legislation

Liberals, Conservatives spar over passage of COVID-19 aid legislation

The governing Liberals and Opposition Conservatives are locked into what appears to be a game of political hot potato
OPINION: Mayor Kennedy Stewart really wants you to think he’s supporting local media

OPINION: Mayor Kennedy Stewart really wants you to think he’s supporting local media

Spoiler: he's not
OPINION: Struggling businesses will topple despite the feds' 75% subsidy that appears to offer a solution

OPINION: Struggling businesses will topple despite the feds' 75% subsidy that appears to offer a solution