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  • Saskatchewan teachers rally around perimeter of legislative building
    On Monday, Saskatchewan Catholic Schools Association president Chris Kampman commented on the rally that took place outside the Saskatchewan Legislative Building to “make education and kids a priority for the Sask. Party government.”
    Canada
    Mar 4
  • Black History Month at Manitoba Legislative Building
    Black History Month was celebrated for the first time at the Manitoba Legislative Building, according to the NDP government.
    Feb 16
  • Protests over Manitoba immigration program
    Hundreds protesting outside Manitoba’s Legislative Building today, raising concerns over lags in an immigration program.
    Apr 4
  • Two men switched at birth receive apology from Manitoba’s premier
    On Thursday, Manitoba Premier Wab Kinew invited Richard Beauvais and Edward Ambrose to the Legislative Building to receive an official apology for being switched at birth 69 years ago in Winnipeg. Ambrose said he feels Kinew’s apology “comes from the heart.”
    Canada
    Mar 21
  • Saskatchewan teachers call for more in-classroom support
    Saskatchewan teachers like Lee Barber rallied at the Legislative Building on Wednesday as the province unveiled the provincial budget. Barber said, “Universities are good at making you aware of classroom complexities but you can’t really understand those challenges until you’re a teacher.”
    Canada
    Mar 20
  • Protest at Portage and Main calls for action on landfill search promises
    On Friday morning, demonstrators gathered at the intersection of Portage Avenue and Main Street to demand action from the provincial and federal governments on searching the Prairie Green Landfill for the remains of two women. Demonstrators then walked down Portage Avenue to bring their message to the Legislative Building.
    Canada
    Mar 8
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  • Sask. teachers should concentrate on bargaining to resolve strike: minister
    On Monday, Saskatchewan Education Minister Jeremy Cockrill commented on the ongoing teachers’ rally encircling the legislative building saying “I would urge the teachers union to spend less time pulling extracurriculars and more time at the bargaining table.”
    Mar 4
  • Keffiyeh ban at Queen’s Park partially overturned
    The Speaker of Ontario’s legislature is allowing politicians, staff and visitors to enter the building while wearing a keffiyeh, loosening what had amounted to a ban on the scarf, while maintaining a prohibition inside the legislative chamber. Global News’ Queen’s Park Bureau Chief Colin D’Mello reports.
    May 6
  • Ontario Liberals push for more fourplexes
    As Colin D’Mello reports, the Ontario Liberals will table legislation that would allow developers and homeowners to build fourplexes across the province.
    Global News at 5:30 Toronto
    Mar 19
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  • New acute care tower announced for Surrey Memorial Hospital
    It’s an announcement that has been anticipated for years. A new acute care tower will be built at Surrey Memorial Hospital. B.C. Premier David Eby and Health Minister Adrian Dix announced Monday the project will go ahead. Legislative bureau chief Keith Baldrey has more on the timing of this announcement and the reaction from the...
    Global News at Noon BC
    Mar 11
  • Petition hopes to lead to more short term exemptions
    It says it is prepared to fight till the bitter end. A group that formed after the province introduced new legislation essentially banning short-term rentals in this province amid a housing crisis has launched a petition. The petition calls for certain amendments including exemptions for purpose-built buildings zoned to operate commercially. Klaudia Van Emmerik reports.
    Feb 19
  • Global National: Feb. 27
    NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is visiting Manitoba’s capital after Mark Chipman, the owner of the Winnipeg Jets, raised concerns about the long-term viability of the team staying in the city. What has gone wrong for the Jets off the ice despite their strong season on it, and can Bettman help fix it? Alberta and Quebec...
    Global National
    Feb 27
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  • B.C. rolls out specifics of new housing initiative aimed at building more rental homes
    The province is rolling out the specifics of “B.C. Builds,” the new initiative is designed to increase the supply of middle-income rental housing. Legislative bureau chief Keith Baldrey has the details.
    Global News at Noon BC
    Feb 13
  • Saskatchewan Legislative Building protest ‘a riot organized by the NDP’, Sask. Party minister says
    Trade Minister Jeremy Harrison defended his comments calling the pro-Palestinian protest inside the rotunda of the Legislative Building last month a riot. Saskatchewan NDP leader Carla Beck responded to accusations against NDP MLAs of harbouring anti-Semitic beliefs.
    Dec 7, 2023
  • Manitoba Legislative Building Open House
    The Manitoba Legislative Building Open House returns tomorrow. Here’s what to expect:
    Dec 1, 2023
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  • Saskatchewan legislative building cleared amid Hamas and Israel protests
    Dozens of protesters calling for a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel have disrupted proceedings at the Saskatchewan legislature.
    Global News at 5 Regina
    Nov 20, 2023
  • Protestors demanding a cease fire disrupt Legislative building operations in Regina, removal of Israeli flag
    Protestors disrupted operations inside the Saskatchewan Legislative Building in Regina to demand a cease-fire in Gaza and the removal of an Israeli flag, said to be displayed in the rotunda.
    Canada
    Nov 20, 2023
  • Manitoba Legislative Building open house
    The holiday open house at the Manitoba Legislative Building is back. When it will take place and what you’re encouraged to bring:
    Nov 16, 2023
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  • Focus BC: Gig economy workers legislation coming, building out Shaughnessy
    The province will be formally tabling legislation providing protections for gig economy workers. In the Friday, Nov. 17, 2023, edition of Focus BC, Richard Zussman speaks with Labour Minister Harry Bains about what these protections will mean for consumers. Plus, Vancouver city councillor Christine Boyle discusses her motion calling for more density and affordability in...
    BC1
    Nov 17, 2023
  • Transit-oriented development law raises demoviction concerns
    When the province introduced legislation earlier this month to build more towers near transit hubs, many housing advocates called it a win. In order to build those towers though, many older buildings filled with low to moderate income renters will have to be torn down. As Alissa Thibault reports, one expert is calling the lack...
    Global News Hour at 6 BC
    Nov 22, 2023
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