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Politicians back at the leg for spring session

Darpan News Desk The Canadian Press, 20 Feb, 2024 10:47 AM
  • Politicians back at the leg for spring session

B-C politicians are back in Victoria this week for the spring legislative session. 

Today's speech from the throne will set out the political agenda for the coming weeks ahead of this fall’s provincial election campaign.

N-D-P house leader Ravi Kahlon says he expects the looming election will contribute to a somewhat tense atmosphere at the legislature as the parties prepare to hit the campaign trail in the months ahead.

Kahlon says the government will continue focusing on the housing crisis, health care and cost of living

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