B.C. Green party leader Andrew Weaver speaks to media in the rose garden on the Legislature grounds in Victoria, B.C., on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

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Post-election aftermath, Hwy. 1 congestion and more you need to know

1. B.C. Green leader begins talks with other parties

Taking corporate and union donations out of B.C. politics is the first priority for B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver. See more >

2. Surrey — a city divided between red and orange

The northwest portion of Surrey is NDP orange, and the southeast, Liberal red. See more >

3. Chilliwack wheelchair basketballer makes U-23 Canadian roster

Ben Hagkull will represent Canada at the 2017 World Wheelchair Basketball Championships in Toronto. See more >

4. Sewage tank sited near GE Bridge in Maple Ridge

A new 22,000-cubic-metre sewage tank is being planned for the Maple Ridge side of the Golden Ears Bridge. See more >

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5. Abbotsford turns to Plan B to fix Fraser Highway congestion

Funding sought for $7 million project to alleviate persistent traffic issues. See more >

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