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B.C. Liberals would cap bridge tolls, NDP would eliminate them

B.C. Liberals would cap bridge tolls, NDP would eliminate them

Premier John Horgan has acted on another of his key election promises, announcing that tolls will be lifted from the Port Mann and Golden Ears bridges effective September 1. "Tolls are an excellent policy tool to manage transport demand", he said. Or are you anxious the cost will be too high? Weaver added that there are lots of good, high return-on-investments decisions that government can make, such as education, student housing and child care.


Kushner heads to Israel for attempt at peace deal

Kushner heads to Israel for attempt at peace deal

Senior advisor Jared Kushner waits for a joint news conference by US President Donald Trump and Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri at the White House in Washington , US, July 25, 2017. 'Inside [Trump's] country, there is chaos in the administration, ' he said. "I think all of them are within our reach", he added. He accompanied Trump to Jerusalem during the president's first foreign trip in May, and then he traveled to Israel for a 24-hour visit with Greenblatt in June.


Trump Signs Memo Implementing Ban On Transgender People Enlisting In The Military

Trump Signs Memo Implementing Ban On Transgender People Enlisting In The Military

The directive comes one month after Trump announced on Twitter that transgender troops would be banned from serving in the military. Trump surprised the Pentagon on July 26 when he announced in three early morning tweets that he meant to overturn the Obama-era policy that allowed transgender troops to serve openly and receive treatment and called for the Pentagon to begin accepting new transgender troops this year.


Atlantic salmon may be headed to Alaska after commercial net pen fails

Atlantic salmon may be headed to Alaska after commercial net pen fails

Currents on Saturday between Cypress and Guemes islands on Saturday topped out around 3.5 knots. Wild Fish Conservancy Northwest says it plans to sue Cooke for violation of the federal Clean Water Act. As part of its monitor activities, DFO announced it will conduct stream surveys in areas closest to the U.S. border to monitor for any escaped Atlantic salmon.


North Korea launches missile despite Trump warnings

North Korea launches missile despite Trump warnings

North Korea fired multiple short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan, a USA official confirmed to Fox News Friday. South Korean President Moon Jae-in emphasized that same day that the USA would not take any military action on the Korean peninsula without Seoul's consent.


Suspect in Spain attacks spent night in Zurich

Suspect in Spain attacks spent night in Zurich

The exchange was described by another Catalan official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss an informal conversation between two police officers. According to Spanish authorities, 11 members of the cell have been identified. Spanish Christians, don't forget the Muslim blood spilt during the Spanish inquisition.