VICTORIA – Today’s announcement that the B.C. Liberals will spend $144 million on school infrastructure to support all-day kindergarten is an admission they have been short-changing B.C.’s kids, say New Democrats.
VICTORIA – A series of Private Member’s Bills proposed by the New Democrats would protect the rights of renters and tenants by closing gaps in the Residential Tenancy Act and the Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Act.
VICTORIA — An arbitrator’s ruling has found the B.C. Liberals’ failure to invest in public education has left children struggling to learn in overcrowded classrooms across the province, say New Democrats.
VICTORIA — School trustees passed a motion this weekend confirming that the government is not providing the funding necessary to offer all-day kindergarten next year, say New Democrats.
VICTORIA— The B.C. Liberal government’s elimination of facilities grants is a $110 million dollar cut to education that flies in the face of their election promises, says New Democrat deputy education critic Diane Thorne .
VICTORIA - The Campbell government's strata amendment act was put together without public consultation and misses the mark on what's needed for strata owners, says New Democrat housing critic Diane Thorne .
VANCOUVER – The Campbell government should act immediately to close loopholes in the tenancy act that allow landlords to raise rents far beyond the legal annual limit, says New Democrat housing critic Diane Thorne .
New Democrat Housing Critic holding public meeting Thursday in Merritt
VICTORIA - As the Campbell government abandons manufactured home owners that face unfair rent increases and possible redevelopment, New Democrat housing critic Diane Thorne will be in Merritt Thursday evening to hold a public meeting on protection for home owners.
VANCOUVER – The Campbell government's failure to protect tenants from mass evictions prompted New Democrat housing critic Diane Thorne to introduce a private members bill in the legislature today to improve the Residential Tenancy Act.
Tenants such as those at Hollyburn buildings would be covered by Thorne’s legislation
VANCOUVER – The mass evictions from several Hollyburn properties in Metro Vancouver demonstrate the Campbell government’s failure to protect tenants, New Democrat housing critic Diane Thorne said today as she unveiled a private members bill to improve the Residential Tenancy Act.