It promises to pay for the new spending by raising large corporate income tax by one per cent, imposing an "empty housing speculation tax" and reinstating a two-per cent income tax increase on high-income earners removed by the BC Liberal government in 2015.
- The B.C. Liberals support the pipeline, while the NDP and Greens oppose it.
Meanwhile, B.C. Liberal Leader Christy Clark spent the morning campaigning with a pancake breakfast in her home riding of Westside-Kelowna, where she took a shot at the NDP's plan to eliminate bridge tolls. The B.C. NDP responded by promising to slash tolls on both the Port Mann and Golden Ears bridges.
When asked about the NDP's new platform of subsidizing households that choose to rent, Clark says only wealthy renters in Downtown Vancouver will benefit.
"Somebody in another part of British Columbia that doesn't live on Vancouver Island is going to be paying for ferry service".
Also in Vancouver Wednesday, B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver unveiled a plan to increase income assistance, disability assistance and shelter allowance by 10 per cent a year, starting this fall and continuing for five years.
In a statement, Liberal candidate Mike de Jong says there's no way for the NDP to balance the budget, which he describes as reckless.
The party says it plans to make good on a promise to offer renters a $400 rebate, but there will be a threshold based on monthly rent. The first budget would have $717 million in new spending.
Horgan said their platform will create 96,000 jobs through investments in schools, hospitals, transit and infrastructure.
"For the people who are drawn to the chant 'We're number eight, ' Mr. Horgan has presented a blueprint for getting there", he said.
The NDP would begin increasing carbon tax on fuels starting in 2019, two years before Premier Christy Clark has said she would resume increases to keep pace with the federal government mandate for nation-wide carbon pricing.
"If they're not telling us the truth, I can't be held to their numbers", Horgan said when asked whether an NDP government would promise not to introduce any additional taxes other than those in the platform.
Mehmet Ali Agca, who attempted to assassinate Pope John Paull II in 1981, was among the youth group's members. That "unduly invests the weight of the decisions and the power of the executive on the president".
Pollard departed after smashing four sixes and three fours in total, more importantly doing the job when his team needed it most. Right from cricket pundits sitting in com boxes to the waiters at a local Mumbai cafe, everyone is an expert in India.
Can anyone make waves in the West against Golden State? The Spurs always play smart and Kawhi Leonard will be quietly spectacular. The Cavs are the favorite in the East, despite trailing the Boston Celtics in the regular season standings .
Former Arsenal winger Marc Overmars has been linked with a return to the club to take up the role of director of football. But the Mail notes that he, rather understandably, doesn't actually want to go to the Chinese Super League.
The incident happened at the Sun Dial Restaurant in the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel Friday afternoon, according to WSB-TV. Less than a month after that, ten-year-old Stephen Akinlabi died at the hotel's pool after he fell in at a birthday party.
China abstained from voting, a development Trump chalked it up to his meetings last weekend with President Xi Jinping. His comments came during a visit to the White House by NATO Secretary-General, Jens Stoltenberg.
Behind him was Ayoze Pérez (six goals, five assists) and a team record of scoring at St James' Park in their nine previous games . Leeds United claimed a massive point in their push for the playoffs with a last-gasp leveller at St.James' Park on Friday night.
Campaigning for Turkey referendum hits final stretch
Other employees seemed well aware of what was at stake in the referendum and that the eyes of the world are now on Turkey. It said they were acting on intelligence of a planned "sensational" attack on Sunday's tightly contested referendum.
Modi's road show and day 1 of BJP's national executive meeting
The Prime Minister will also visit the Sri Lingaraj temple to offer prayers, according to state BJP spokesperson Sajjan Sharma. The last executive committee meet on January 6, 7 in New Delhi was held in the run up to the assembly polls in five states.
YouTube channels must win audiences before winning ads
In a bid to stop this practice, YouTube is banning channels from displaying ads until they have managed to hit 10,000 views . It also said that they will be employing more staff to do fact checks manually rather than wait for people to flag them.
Pittsburgh Steelers Leader & NFL Icon Dan Rooney Dies At Age 84
The passing of Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney has the league in mourning and remembering the legend that he was in the NFL. Yet, as the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports, Rooney left a mark not simply on the Steelers but on the league as a whole, as well.
NCAA adopts early signing period, 10th coach for football
That's a change from the current rule, which doesn't permit official visits until September 1 of the recruit's senior year. Next, the Collegiate Commissioners Association would have to approve the early signing period when they meet in June.
Female kicker making college football scholarship history
Tiago Paim signed with the Grizzlies in February and Eduardo Majalca is returning. "I haven't really thought that far ahead yet". On March 4 she committed to Adams State - a university she had reached out to - and later committed to the basketball team too.
Spain saves 73 migrants from 5 boats crossing from Africa
The civil guard based on the island of Mallorca said their ships had found two boats with 14 men each both on Thursday and Friday. Ayob Qasem, spokesman of the Libyan coastguards, said some 97 migrants are feared missing, including 15 women and children.
Timing out the weather through Easter weekend in Sacramento
MONDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy skies and cool temperatures will be around with an overnight low temperature of 52 degrees. That rain threat will shift to the south Monday as all of our area will see a good shot for a shower or thunderstorm.