The contemporary political history of British Colombia Province

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Ex-minister says United Church liable for abuses
By Chris Morabito, The Martlet, 2 October 1997. St. Andrew's in Port Alberni, B.C. has issued an apology for residential school abuses of Native children, but the national church has not done so.
Free Trade Fears Halt Water Plant Privatization
The rabble, 5 July 2001. The Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD) has shelved its scheme to privatize a planned water filtration plant. Many argued that global trade agreements could erode the community's control over privatized water services.
B.C. passes legislation forcing new contract on health workers
CBC, Friday August 10 2001. The B.C. government has passed legislation that makes the province's nurses among the best paid in the country, but includes benefit concessions. Illegal pickets; threat of mass resignations.