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B.C. to close loophole that gets around rent controls

B.C. to close loophole that gets around rent controls

Housing Minister Selina Robinson Photograph By DARREN STONE, Times Colonist A loophole that anti-poverty advocates say has allowed landlords to get around rent controls and jack up rents could soon be closed. B.C.
Diego Cardona reflects on byelection loss

Diego Cardona reflects on byelection loss

Vision Vancouver's council candidate cites vote splitting, affordable housing angst, racism for fifth-place finish
NDP spent almost $300,000 on advisers during transition to power

NDP spent almost $300,000 on advisers during transition to power

British Columbia’s NDP Premier John Horgan The team that helped Premier John Horgan transition to power in July billed for nearly $300,000 in taxpayers’ money, the NDP government said Tuesday.
City breaks tradition by not bringing polls to nursing homes in byelection

City breaks tradition by not bringing polls to nursing homes in byelection

Many seniors were unable to vote.
Past mistakes, soul-searching feature in first B.C. Liberal debate

Past mistakes, soul-searching feature in first B.C. Liberal debate

Six of the candidates running to lead British Columbia's Liberals laid out their ideas to rebuild the party Sunday.
Vision hid from media in Saturday's byelection

Vision hid from media in Saturday's byelection

Vision Vancouver council candidate Diego Cardona, seen here Friday campaigning with Vision park board commissioner Catherine Evans, was unavailable to media after his byelection loss Saturday night.
Vision Vancouver got trounced in the byelection

Vision Vancouver got trounced in the byelection

If tonight's byelection result was any indication (and it was), Vision Vancouver is going to be pushing a rock uphill in the election that really matters next November.
Everything you need to know about voting in the byelection on Saturday

Everything you need to know about voting in the byelection on Saturday

Polls are open at more than 50 voting places between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14. Voters can cast ballots at any of the locations.
Saturday's byelection is Vision Vancouver's to lose

Saturday's byelection is Vision Vancouver's to lose

Nine candidates are vying this Saturday to be Vancouver’s next city councillor. The seat became vacant this summer when Geoff Meggs resigned to become Premier John Horgan’s chief of staff.
Bill Good: Why I like first-past-the-post

Bill Good: Why I like first-past-the-post

Photograph By WIKIMEDIA COMMONS In the run-up to the May election, now Premier John Horgan pledged to hold consultations and a referendum on proportional representation to change our first-past-the-post form of electing governments in B.C.