VANCOUVER – The B.C. Liberal government has failed British Columbians seeking justice in discrimination cases, in particular Indo-Canadian veterinarians, by not renewing the appointment of B.C. Human Rights Tribunal chair, say the New Democrats.
SURREY – Internal government documents reveal that the B.C. Liberals have been keeping commuters in the dark when it comes to what it will really cost to cross the new Port Mann bridge, the New Democrats say.
VICTORIA – The B.C. Liberals are breaking their promise to provide commuters with a practical non-tolled route over the Fraser River, forcing Surrey residents to drive further and creating increased congestion in Delta, the New Democrats said today.
SURREY – While families in Surrey are looking for solutions to help prevent violent crime, B.C. Liberal cuts are putting funding for Surrey crime prevention at risk, New Democrat MLA Harry Bains said today.
Bains raised the issue in question period last Thursday, after Surrey experienced several violent crimes in one week, including three murders and an attack on a cab driver.
SURREY – The B.C. Liberals’ latest announcement means yet another delay in resolving the ER crisis at Surrey Memorial Hospital, said New Democrats today.
“Parents, school trustees and teachers are united in their concern about the educational opportunities our children are missing because of the B.C. Liberal government’s short-sighted decision to burden schools with cuts and downloaded costs,” said Harry Bains , the New Democrat MLA for Surrey-Newton.
SURREY -- This past Sunday, over 500 people gathered in Surrey’s Holland Park to show their opposition to the B.C. Liberal government’s regressive Harmonised Sales Tax.
VICTORIA – The Campbell government’s decision to cut public transit expansion for Kamloops by 60 per cent is yet the latest example of how the premier and his MLAs have changed their tune now that the election is over, the New Democrats said today.
Government must hold on to rail rights as Valley completes transit study
SURREY - The Campbell government must retain rail rights that hold potential for development of transit alternative in the Fraser Valley, New Democrats said today.
SURREY – Tenants of the Cedartree Village apartments in Surrey are facing steep rent increases because the Residential Tenancy Act loopholes have been ignored by the Campbell government, said New Democrats.