News for Youse: NDP hammers ad buys, Metro votes on power, and Robson traffic resumes

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      NDP wants advertising money diverted NDP attorney general critic Leonard Krog has called on the B.C. Liberal government to stop wasting $15 million on pre-election government ads and use the money to enhance legal aid and clear up backlogs in the justice system.

      Metro votes on hydropower Municipal politicians will vote in the Metro Vancouver boardroom on a water-use plan for the Capilano and Seymour watershed, which includes applying for water licences to generate hydropower.

      Robson traffic will be connected Vehicles will return to the 800 block of Robson Street tomorrow, and bus service will resume in the block on December 3.

      Federal deficit overstated Parliamentary budget officer Kevin Page has concluded that the Ministry of Finance's budget estimates were $4.7 billion higher per year than they needed to be for this fiscal year and for the next three fiscal years.

      Another Quebec mayor resigns A third mayor, Richard Marcotte of Masouche, has quit in the wake of a public inquiry into corruption in the construction industry.

      British prime minister under fire David Cameron has been criticized for being too quick to dismiss the recommendations of the Leveson inquiry, which denounced media ethics and the relationship between journalists, politicians, and the police.

      Jessica Simpson pregnancy Singer Jessica Simpson is reportedly expecting a baby; her daughter Maxwell Drew was born on May 1.


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      Dec 1, 2012 at 7:47am

      Some governments work for their citizens with tax payer money, while others have issues with confidence, security, ego or bad public opinion and must do self promotion with tax payer money too. IMO, current politics has a lot of issues being 'resolved' at tax payer expense.