municipal government

Mar 28, 2014
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Upcoming B.C. municipal elections: Business as usual?

Janet Newbury
With municipal elections on the horizon in British Columbia, it is worth paying attention to the nature of political discourse in this province -- and considering its implications and alternatives.
Aug 9, 2011

Hochstein and the demand to cut union wages

Keith Reynolds
Last week Philip Hochstein had an op-ed in the Vancouver Province accusing municipalities of profligate spending and accusing municipal workers of being vastly overpaid.
Jun 29, 2010

Cities desperate for infrastructure funding

Of each dollar that is paid in taxes, only eight cents reaches municipalities. This means city councils are scrambling for money to complete essential infrastructure projects.
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