british columbia

Podcast
Jan 12, 2012
Redeye

MLA on welfare in British Columbia

Redeye
An anti-poverty group in Vancouver issued a challenge for an MLA in the province to live on the equivalent of welfare for a month. Jagrup Brar of the NDP accepted the challenge.
Podcast
Jan 11, 2012
Redeye

B.C. trial lawyers start job action

Redeye
Last week, more than half of the province's 70 courtrooms had no duty counsel, the lawyers who usually represent people for first-time appearances.
In cahoots
Dec 20, 2011

Teacher wish list for 2012

A negotiated settlement in bargaining, not legislation restoration of rights as determined by the BC Supreme Court, reducing the number of students living in poverty through a poverty reduction plan.
Podcast
Nov 30, 2011
Redeye

New Family Law Act introduced in B.C.

Redeye
On November 14, the provincial government introduced the new Family Law Act. The new law places an emphasis on out-of-court settlements. It also includes an expanded definition of family violence.
Podcast
Oct 19, 2011

Homelessness in rural British Columbia

Redeye
The housing crisis affects people in communities small and large across the province. But the face of homelessness in rural areas is different.

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