Fall Legislative Assembly Session Cancelled in British Columbia - State and Federal Communications

October 12, 2016  •  

Fall Legislative Assembly Session Cancelled in British Columbia

British Columbia Legislature buildingThe provincial government cancelled the fall 2016 legislative session on the day it was scheduled to begin. Another session is not intended until February ahead of the May 9, 2017,  general election.

The Official Opposition is calling for the Legislature to meet in October to introduce the 2017 provincial budget and to address funding to remedy the current housing crisis and loopholes in the province’s rent control laws.

This is the third time in five years the fall session has been cancelled.

Photo of the main block of the British Columbia Parliament Buildings by Ryan Bushby on Wikimedia Commons.

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