Vaughn Palmer: Making life affordable was NDP priority — equality, anti-racism now top list

Credit to Author: Gord Kurenoff| Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 01:33:46 +0000

“Our government has a moral and ethical responsibility to tackle systemic discrimination in all its forms — and every ministry has a role in this work.” — Premier John Horgan

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Vaughn Palmer: Premier promised COVID numbers would be alarming. Promise kept

Credit to Author: Stephen Snelgrove| Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 02:15:58 +0000

Opinion: When Premier Horgan called the election, the COVID-19 count stood at 8,204. As of Thursday, the count had soared to 29,086, meaning 72 per cent of all B.C.’s cases were incurred since he called an election in the midst of a pandemic

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Vaughn Palmer: Did B.C. do enough to guard against deadly second wave of COVID-19?

Credit to Author: Stephen Snelgrove| Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 03:12:48 +0000

Opinion: The New Democrats have committed tens of millions of dollars to topping up wages, increasing staffing levels and improving protections for patients in long-term care . . . But this fall the numbers have been headed in the wrong direction. Moreover the outbreaks can’t really be blamed on residents or visitors

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Daphne Bramham: Decriminalization alone won't solve the overdose crisis

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 01:01:51 +0000

Opinion: Vancouver’s experience shows that decriminalization is not a stand-alone solution.

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Vaughn Palmer: Who gets vaccine first? Dr. Henry warns of premature excitement

Credit to Author: Stephen Snelgrove| Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 02:14:19 +0000

“It’s not going to be a light switch where we’re going to be able to go back and never wash our hands again. (But) I am confident by this time next year, we’ll have a vaccine available for anybody in B.C.” — Dr. Bonnie Henry

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