Leap Year birthday, Bill 22, and electric cars
Some things are all the more special for the waiting, like February 29th, a date that comes around only once every four years. Meghan Marchand finally gets to have a birthday. She's had four years to cook-up her party plans. We reached her at her home in Brentwood Bay.
The pressure is mounting for parents, teachers, and politicians when it comes to the ongoing job action in schools.Teachers are voting on whether they will stage a walk-out next week. That leaves many parents weighing their options for childcare, although some schools will remain open. And politicians are squaring off over Bill 22, the "Education Improvement Act." This legislation would rule out a strike and introduce the use of a mediator. Robin Austin is the critic for education and the NDP MLA for Skeena.
It's a routine most of us go through every morning. Driving along the road to work we catch the first sight of a gas station and then we grit our teeth at just high how the prices have climbed today. And if economists are right things are only going to get worse. A man with a solution to these problems is Randy Holmquist. He is the man behind Canadian Electric Vehicles in Errington on Vancouver Island.
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