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Jul 23, 2012
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The case for exempting child support from welfare

Kendra Milne
Based on recent announcements, it seems that the Ministry of Social Development is in the mood to address some of the long-standing problems within B.C.'s welfare system.
Podcast
Jul 1, 2012
Redeye

University workers without contract for two years

Redeye
In recent weeks, union locals at universities across B.C. have voted in favour of strike action. Christy Clark's government is preventing universities from freely bargaining with their staff.
Podcast
Jun 22, 2012
Redeye

Evaluating recent changes to the B.C. welfare system

Redeye
On June 11, the B.C. government announced a host of welfare policy changes. While anti-poverty activists celebrate some of the changes, they condemn the government for failing to increase rates.
Podcast
Apr 4, 2012
Redeye

B.C. teachers adopt plan to fight Bill 22

Redeye
The B.C. government passed Bill 22 on March 15. It bans further strikes and sets the conditions for mediation. The B.C. Teachers Federation met for its annual convention two days later.
Podcast
Mar 30, 2012
Redeye

Gondola proposed for Squamish park

Redeye
Stawamus Chief Provincial Park protects the world-famous granite cliffs just outside Squamish, B.C. Sea to Sky Corporation is applying to remove land from this Class A park to build a gondola.

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