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B.C. Green Party leader not sold on new real estate tax

“Much of the investment that's happening now in the Lower Mainland is being directed by cash from somewhere else, by people who are already here,”...

NDP also oppose pipelines

In March of this year, Kennedy Stewart, an NDP MP from Burnaby, presented a petition with over 3,000 signatures, his most-signed petitition ever, calling on...

ELECTION 2015: Meet the candidates in Esquimalt Saanich Sooke

First and foremost, Randall Garrison is running in the 2015 federal election to replace Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The NDP MP for Esquimalt Saanich Sooke...

Letter: Harper is most competent Canadian PM

Perhaps they might have mentioned the recently retired NDP politician, Libby Davies, who has never held a private sector job in her life, or perhaps...

Victoria MP sees little help for families in federal budget

“I didn't see much in this budget to help the families I talk to,” said Murray Rankin, New Democrat MP for Victoria. “The budget offers...

Plastics waste ban gains momentum in Greater Victoria

Last month, Victoria MP Murray Rankin rose in the House of Commons to justify an NDP-proposed ban on microplastics under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.

MP Elizabeth May on Parliament shooting: 'Time seems to have stopped'

May and her staff have confirmed that Victoria-area MPs Murray Rankin and Randall Garrison – who were meeting for their weekly caucus meeting near the...

MLA Andrew Weaver launches petition to end 'schoolyard bullying' in teachers ...

The government is fear-mongering about how much it will cost to move to binding arbitration, but that's not accurate because you put forward your best...

Baloney Meter: Tories on Trudeau's pot plan

Retired police officer Julian Fantino, the Conservative minister of veterans affairs, recently distributed a flyer to residents of his Toronto-area riding attacking Liberal Leader Justin...