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Recent news media outlining viewpoints of Official Opposition Leader, Kevin Falcon.
GLOBAL NEWS, NOV. 22
The BC Liberals accuse the NDP government of trying to bury a 2018 audit critical of the way social housing provider Atira and BC Housing managed funds meant to help some of the most vulnerable people.
NATIONAL POST, NOV. 22
British Columbia’s new strategy to address violent, repeat offenders will include co-ordinated teams of police, prosecutors and correctional officers, as well as information sharing and new directives to prosecutors regarding bail, Premier David Eby announced Sunday.
Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon accused Mr. Eby of opportunism, saying these measures had been prepared for months and were withheld for the new Premier to take credit.
BC CTV NEWS, NOV. 23
The province is providing the RCMP $230 million over three years to fill nearly 300 vacancies.
Newly minted Premier David Eby, made the announcement – his fourth since Sunday – late Wednesday afternoon.
On Twitter, Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon accusing the government of dragging their feet.
CANADIAN PRESS, NOV. 23
The first two pieces of legislation proposed by Premier David Eby are expected to be passed Thursday, despite testy exchanges in the legislature about the government’s move to impose time limits on debate.
The Housing Supply Act and Building and Strata Statutes Amendment Act were introduced Monday and could be adopted by Thursday, the same day the legislature is expected to adjourn until February.