Parties promise jobs, public investments at dawn of BC election campaign
Apr 12, 2017, 00:19
Clark unveiled her party's platform yesterday, promising to freeze income taxes, deliver balance budgets and create jobs in the technology and resource sectors.
"The first is most common: we investigate complaints from individuals whose personal information has been directly affected", said McArthur's statement.
When asked what issue or issues deserve the greatest attention from provincial leaders, 31 per cent of respondents chose health care.
"Our commitment to growing the economy and controlling spending means that we are able to make life more affordable for people using toll bridges in the Metro Vancouver area", said Abbotsford West candidate and finance minister Mike de Jong.
The Liberals and NDP also zeroed in on the Port Mann and Golden Ears bridges in a bid to attract voters in key Surrey and Delta ridings.
A section of the platform dealing with B.C. Ferries, which was leaked over the weekend, promises a loyalty program by 2020 to cut costs for frequent users in ferry-dependent communities.
Pipelines: The federal government approved the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline past year, but the prospect of more oil tankers in Burrard Inlet near Vancouver is controversial.
Both bridges are still in the red, years after being built.
The Port Mann Bridge toll is now $3.15 each way. The Golden Ears has lost $280 million since it opened in 2009.
"(Premier) Christy Clark is the diva of distraction", said Glen Sanford, the NDP's deputy director.
"For Christy Clark, the person who imposed those tolls on people, it's laughable that she would say that it's a 'scheme, ' " he said in an interview.
The poll also shows there's opportunity for the B.C. Greens.
The fact that the NDP announced their tolling plan just minutes after the Liberals announced theirs has led some to believe the promise was a reactionary measure.
"With respect to the B.C. Liberal tax break, the billion dollar tax break that they gave to the top two per cent of wage earners, we're going to roll that back". It touted previous promises including eliminating unpopular medical services premiums over the long term.
Which party can generate the most jobs appears to be an early campaign theme for the May 9 vote.
Note to readers: This is a corrected story.
The complaint letter also alleged breaches as recent as November 2014 when the Liberals said the list was used during municipal elections in Saanich, B.C.
Some have to wash tables; some have to wear special wristbands; others are told to throw away the food they couldn't pay for. Ramo emphasized that the bill would change the previously direct relationship between school-owed debts and students.
These launches defy United Nations resolutions that ban North Korea from any use of ballistic missile technology whatsoever. The South plans to deploy the new missile this year following further tests to determine its reliability, Yonhap said.
Earlier this year, Tillerson stated that "all of the options are on the table" during his first Asia visit as top US diplomat. Previously, it was engaged in patrols of the South China Sea and joint military exercises with both Japan and South Korea.
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