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A guide to the HST vote, school budget showdown, and farmers fret over climate change

ballot580.jpgHST referendum ballots are in the mail to millions of voters across B.C.
The ballot contains a single question that is proving highly confusing, according to the latest Ipsos Reid poll: "Are you in favour of extinguishing the HST and reinstating the PST in conjunction with the GST - yes or no?"
For a voters' guide to the mail-in HST ballot, Gregor visits Elections BC headquarters.

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The Saanich school board decides on Wednesday whether to defy the B.C. government's balanced-budget legislation. In April, Saanich trustees violated the law by voting to submit a deficit budget to the B.C. government in defiance of provincial legislation. Education minister George Abbott says he expects to received a balanced version of the document by the end of the month.Gregor speaks with school board chair Helen Parker.

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Preparing for the unavoidable: Gregor speaks with a farmer about adapting to climate change on B.C.'s west coast.

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