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Environment is No. 1 issue for voters in federal election: poll

Environment is No. 1 issue for voters in federal election: poll

The federal campaign is now past the midway point, and the environment is now the most important issue for Canadian voters.
Burnaby Green announces ‘robot tax’ to address automation of labour

Burnaby Green announces ‘robot tax’ to address automation of labour

If it forms government, the Green Party says it will implement a “robot tax,” a policy developed and announced by Burnaby North-Seymour candidate Amita Kuttner.
Vancouver mayor challenges federal leaders to deliver on housing, transit and opioid crisis

Vancouver mayor challenges federal leaders to deliver on housing, transit and opioid crisis

The analysis Kennedy Stewart will be able to provide political observers once Canadians choose a new government in Ottawa this month will be unlike that of any Vancouver mayor in recent history.
Renowned poet Rupi Kaur endorses Jagmeet Singh before crowd in his B.C. riding

Renowned poet Rupi Kaur endorses Jagmeet Singh before crowd in his B.C. riding

Internationally renowned poet Rupi Kaur and Jagmeet Singh held a love-in of sorts Saturday as each heaped praise on the other before a crowd in the NDP leader's riding in Burnaby, B.C.
B.C. leaders officially endorse lowering voting age to 16

B.C. leaders officially endorse lowering voting age to 16

Lowering the voting age to 16 has been endorsed by the Union of B.C. Municipalities (UBCM) at its annual conference Sept. 26.
Young voters aren't sitting on the sidelines in federal election

Young voters aren't sitting on the sidelines in federal election

A growing get-out-the-vote movement was re-ignited this month by the BC Federation of Students, an organization that represents about 170,000 students in 14 universities and colleges.
Trudeau and Singh both campaigning in Metro Vancouver today

Trudeau and Singh both campaigning in Metro Vancouver today

Two federal leaders will be in Metro Vancouver Tuesday, with both making stops in Burnaby South.
In B.C.’s South Asian hub, Trudeau’s blackface ‘will have an impact’

In B.C.’s South Asian hub, Trudeau’s blackface ‘will have an impact’

Trudeau’s past gestures will have social and political ramifications in Surrey, according to religious, cultural, and political leaders.
B.C.-wide campaign aims to get young voters to the polls

B.C.-wide campaign aims to get young voters to the polls

The BC Federation of Students’ “Our Time is Now” initiative aims to mobilize students and young people across the province to vote – potentially for the first time – on Oct. 21
Vandalism hits a Metro Vancouver Liberal candidate’s office – twice

Vandalism hits a Metro Vancouver Liberal candidate’s office – twice

A local Liberal candidate’s campaign office has been vandalized twice within one week.