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PEJ Editor Goes International PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 19 February 2005 07:14
PEJ Editor Goes International

At the risk of being accused of shameless self-promotion; I was interviewed recently by Mickey Z, the New York City-based activist. I've had Zed on my radio show, Gorilla Radio a few times and he thought he would turn the tables! - {lex}

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 February 2005 07:14
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BC Liberal Government Unjust PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 17 February 2005 11:00
BC Liberal Government Unjust

PEJ News-- Scoop: Kevin Falcon, Minister of Transportation and Highways was at Bear Mountain Golf Club on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16th to give a breakfast budget speach to local business. It seems there is lots of money for everyone or so we are to believe?everyone except the old and poor. If you are on welfare in BC you get $510.00 Not enough to survive on. If you are over 60 and unemployed...
Last Updated on Thursday, 17 February 2005 11:00
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BC Budget 2005 - Too Little, Too Late PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 15 February 2005 11:37

BC Budget 2005 - Too Little, Too Late

The 2005 budget threw a few crumbs back to the masses in an attempt to buy forgiveness and the election. Finance Minister Collin Hansen used the example of a senior couple to illustrate MSP premium subsidies. It will, however, take that couple 12 years to recover the increase in premiums they had to pay between 2002 and 2005. He also talked about tax breaks for those with low incomes. That translates into a benefit of $34 a year compared to more than $20,000 a year they gave to top income earners in 2001.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 February 2005 11:37
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Promise of care beds unfilled PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 15 February 2005 03:42

Promise of care beds unfilled

The Campbell Liberals promised a big increase in seniors' long-term care.  The reality is 333 fewer beds in the Interior Health Region and no increase across the province.  The campaign promise was 5,000 additional beds across the province by 2006, a 20 per cent increase.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 February 2005 03:42
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