B.C. NDP government moves to outlaw big money from municipal elections

by Carlito Pablo on October 30th, 2017 at 3:32 PM Quoted from the article: The B.C. NDP government has introduced legislation banning corporate and union donations in local elections.
Bill 15, or the Local Elections Campaign Financing Amendment Act, 2017, also limits individual contributions to $1,200. The changes mirror the provincial election campaign finance reforms brought forward by the government last September

More UBC trees get axed to make way for market housing

By Jon Hernandez, CBC News Posted: Oct 19, 2017 10:30 PM PT Last Updated: Oct 19, 2017 11:23 PM PT As quoted: “We’re worried that this is just another incremental step in the planned development that threatens to disturb the entire forested corridor,” said Mike …

UBC Residents ask Province to put out Fire Tax

On September 25 this year, a group of UBC residents met Vancouver-Point Grey MLA David Eby about a burning issue in their community.
It’s about the fee for fire services that was levied by the previous B.C. Liberal government on residential neighbourhoods in UBC starting in 2016.