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B.C. Liberals' Election Ads Don't Represent Province's True Reality

Sarah Miller | Posted 04.12.2017 | Canada British Columbia
Sarah Miller

Well we are a month away from the provincial election here in B.C. which is hard to miss considering the non stop Liberal ads running every day all day on the radio, TV and social media. I don't know about you but I am pretty sick of listening to how great the Liberals are and how B.C. is #1 in everything.

The 10 Biggest Deceptions Of Christy Clark

Sarah Miller | Posted 03.24.2017 | Canada British Columbia
Sarah Miller

As the provincial election is fast approaching it can be hard to keep up with or remember all the deceptions of Christy Clark and the B.C. Liberals. So let's take a look at 10 of the biggest ones.

These Three Provinces Are Creating All The Jobs In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.06.2016 | Canada Business

Economic growth in non-oil provinces is heating up.

B.C. Announces $100-Million Fund To Boost Tech Sector

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.08.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The cash is meant to fuel startup companies as the province launches a strategy aimed at creating jobs.

Premier's Focus On LNG Left Other Sectors To Suffer: Critic

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada

Clark's unfulfilled economic goals are expected to fuel debate as B.C. politicians return to the legislature Monday.

B.C. LNG Law Introduced To Pave Way For $36-Billion Facility

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Finance Minister Mike de Jong said the proposed facility would be the largest private investment in the province's history.

LOOK: The Highest Paying Jobs In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 05.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The top occupation pays a median hourly rate of $51.69.

B.C. Health Care Worker Layoffs To Affect Nearly 1,200

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Union leaders are blaming "contracting out," "contract flipping" and the sale of businesses for the layoffs.

'Come Home': Clark To B.C. Oil Sands Workers

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Go West, oil worker.

Exxon Proposes $25-Billion LNG Plant In B.C.

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Texas-based energy giant Exxon Mobil Corp., has submitted plans to develop what could be a $25-billion liquefied natural gas project near P...

Top 60 High-Demand Jobs In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 01.10.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Canada's economic balance of power is forecast to shift this year from Alberta's oilsands to British Columbia's coast. The prediction came this wee...

The Best City To Work In B.C. Is..

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The best city for work in British Columbia may surprise you, according to the first such ranking of the province's job market, conducted by BC Busines...

B.C. Needs To Turn Jobs Blueprint Green

Lizanne Foster | Posted 12.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Lizanne Foster

The B.C. Jobs Blueprint has a few worthy goals that, if achieved, will go a long way toward addressing both societal injustices and economic needs: a dramatic increase in young people entering the trades, training opportunities for aboriginal students, and support for education and training for people with disabilities. But where the plan falls apart is that it focuses on an industry that not only spews vast amounts of chemicals into our waterways but also speeds up global warming, the driver of climate change.

Company (Sort Of) Apologizes For 'Caucasian' Job Ad

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The B.C. company that sought a "probably Caucasian" candidate in a recent job posting has updated the online ad with an apology of sorts. Earlier t...

Job Skills New Focus Of B.C. Education

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Poets are still welcome in British Columbia's plan to re-tool the education system from Kindergarten to post-secondary institutions, but mo...

How B.C. Plans To Fill LNG Jobs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The British Columbia government has released a road map designed to attract and train the tens of thousands of workers that would be needed...

B.C. Government Math: When 1 Million May Actually Mean 210,000

Dermod Travis | Posted 05.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

The B.C. ministry responsible for jobs says the province has been clear on its job numbers. Yeah, clear as mud.

Staying The Course

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark says her goal to transform British Columbia's economy into one of Canada's top job-creation engines has hit a rough p...

How's That Jobs Plan Working Out For You?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The unemployment rate jumped in British Columbia in July with the loss of 11,700 jobs, but the provincial government says there are almost...

Hopeful Sign For B.C. Economy?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's jobs minister is pleased with Statistics Canada's latest figures showing B.C. led the country in job creation in June, a...

B.C. Unemployment Rate DROPS

CBC | Posted 07.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. saw a surge in new full-time jobs in April, and its unemployment rate is now well below the national average, which sits at 7.2 per cent, accordi...

Who Do You Trust On Job Numbers?

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The B.C. Liberals have been banking on a jobs and economic growth platform to lead them to victory, but with four days left until voting d...

B.C. Students Face Tough Job Market

CBC | Posted 04.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. economist says it will be a tough summer for students looking for work, with youth unemployment higher than it was four years ago. ...

So, How's That BC Jobs Plan Working Out?

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Six months ago, Premier Christy Clark was touting British Columbia as Canada's job-creation engine, cranking out 57,000 new jobs and outpac...

HOW MANY Jobs Has B.C. Lost?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - B.C.'s jobs plan is working, despite dismal employment figures provincially and nationally in March, said Jobs Minister Pat Bell.On Friday,...