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Christina Joan "Christy" Clark, MLA is a Canadian politician and the 35th and current Premier of British Columbia, Canada. Clark was sworn in as premier on March 14, 2011, after she won the leadership of the BC Liberal Party in the 2011 leadership election on February 26, 2011.
At the time of her leadership victory, Clark was not a member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, though she previously represented the ridings of Port Moody-Westwood and Port Moody-Burnaby Mountain between 1996 and 2005. During that time she served as Minister of Education, Minister of Children and Family Development and as Deputy Premier. She re-entered the legislature after winning a by-election on May 11, 2011 in Vancouver-Point Grey, the riding vacated by her predecessor as premier, Gordon Campbell.
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Michael Smyth: Teachers' dispute is personal for Premier Clark
2014-06-24
But just as the government appeared to endorse the idea — “the sooner the better,” the government's bargaining agent said in a statement — Premier Christy Clark was spinning a different message. “I'd be surprised if there would be a mediator, a ...
(The Province)
  1. BC teachers will picket summer school if no contract deal by June 30
  2. Ready to strike through summer school, BC teachers warn
  3. Unions rally behind teachers

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Smyth: Teachers dispute is personal for Premier Clark
2014-06-24
But just as the government appeared to endorse the idea — “the sooner the better,” the government's bargaining agent said in a statement — Premier Christy Clark was spinning a different message. “I'd be surprised if there would be a mediator, a ...
(The Province)
  1. Clark talks up LNG, but not teachers
  2. Premier touches down in Peace Region
  3. AltaGas pushes forward with development of regional LNG facilities in BC's ...

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Here's one explanation why Premier Christy Clark has refused the BCTF's ...
2014-06-20
Therefore, Premier Christy Clark and Education Minister Peter Fassbender have an incentive to spurn the B.C. Teachers' Federation request for mediation to end the teachers strike. That's because the longer this dispute drags on, more parents will ...
(Straight.com)
  1. Teachers feel snubbed by Premier during a rally in Fort St. John

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BCTF asks Christy Clark to appoint mediator to help resolve labour dispute
2014-06-19
“At this point, the best way to get that deal that works for B.C.'s public education system is through mediation. Christy Clark should say yes to mediation today.” Teachers began limited job action in April, ramped up to rotating walkouts in May and ...
(The Globe and Mail)
  1. Teachers call for mediation
  2. BCTF calls for mediator in teachers' dispute; Fassbender calls on BCTF to "be ...
  3. Teachers union calls for mediator to help end dispute

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Teachers dispute hasn't hurt Christy Clark's approval ratings
2014-06-17
VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – Voters have plenty to say about the teachers dispute, but it looks like many of you still approve of the job the premier is doing. Christy Clark's numbers remain unchanged in a new poll. In a survey done between June 3rd and the ...
(News1130)
  1. Disabilities plan not going well with advocates
  2. Premier Clark hints accessibility support could be financed by LNG
  3. New ideas, old rhetoric from B.C. Liberals

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Christy Clark to education minister: fix the bargaining system
2014-06-14
Premier Christy Clark has ordered her education minister to rebuild the broken way in which B.C. bargains with its unionized teachers — once the current strike is settled. Clark's instructions, contained in a mandate letter to Peter Fassbender this ...
(Vancouver Sun)
  1. New teachers' proposal jumpstarts marathon bargaining session
  2. New teachers' proposal jumpstarts 3-day bargaining session
  3. Hollow victory for teachers

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Christy Clark pledges to end violence against aboriginal women and girls
2014-06-13
Premier Christy Clark gathered at a First Nations community centre in North Vancouver to sign an agreement with the First Nations Summit, the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs, the B.C. Assembly of First Nations and Metis Nation B.C.. The one-page document ...
(The Province)
  1. BC pledges to end violence against aboriginal women and girls
  2. BC premier pledges to end violence against aboriginal women and girls
  3. Premier Christy Clark pledges to end violence against aboriginal women and girls

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Christy Clark pledges to end violence against aboriginal women and girls
2014-06-13
Premier Christy Clark signed a memorandum of understanding with groups including the First Nations Summit, the B.C. Assembly of First Nations, the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs and Metis Nation B.C.. The agreement, which was read aloud during a ceremony ...
(The Province)
  1. Premier pledges $400000 to end violence against Aboriginal women

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Washington governor to Christy Clark: sort out Greater Victoria sewage treatment
2014-06-12
The governor of Washington state is asking Premier Christy Clark to take action and get sewage treatment online in Greater Victoria. In a June 10 letter to Clark, Gov. Jay Inslee said Puget Sound's 3.5-million residents have been waiting more than two ...
(Victoria News)
  1. Victoria sewer dispute hits the fan as Washington state urges BC intervene
  2. Victoria's raw sewage fouls Washington-BC relationship
  3. Smyth: Washington governor should clean up his own dump before pointing ...

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