Bc Legislature

Whether You Voted (Or Not) In B.C. May No Longer Be A Secret

Dermod Travis | Posted 04.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Last September's proposal by the four parties isn't about engaging voters, it's about tracking voters in an era of data mining.

B.C. Hunters Protest New Trophy Laws

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Camouflage-wearing hunters set up camp Monday at the British Columbia legislature in an attempt to shoot down big-game hunting quotas they ...

Alleged B.C. Terrorist Said Attack Had 'To Be Done': Trial

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"Neither of us like it, but we know it has to be done. This is a war."

B.C. Man Accused of Terrorism Converted To Islam For 'Jihad': Trial

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

John Nuttall and Amanda Korody are on trial for several terrorism-related offences.

B.C. Throne Speech Lacks Bold LNG Predictions

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Previous bold forecasts of a liquefied natural gas bonanza for the province were muted.

Accused In B.C. Terror Case Wanted Body Count Like 9/11, Trial Hears

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2015 | Canada British Columbia

John Nuttall and Amanda Korody were arrested in July 2013.

Dear Santa: Here Is What B.C. Wants For Christmas

Dermod Travis | Posted 02.07.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Dear Santa: You probably don't get Christmas letters from an entire province, but this year we hope you'll think of adding B.C. to your magical journey.

B.C. Was Warned About 'Heightened' Concerns Before Ottawa Shooting

CP | Dirk Meissener, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The clerk of British Columbia's legislature says some provincial politicians were warned this week about "heightened" security concerns in ...

Premier Denies Downplaying B.C. LNG Expectations

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A major player in British Columbia's liquefied natural gas sweepstakes has rained on Premier Christy Clark's throne speech, which laid out ...

What's Your Favourite B.C. Building?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia

What's your favourite building in British Columbia? Not necessarily the one you find the prettiest, but rather the one that means the most to you?...

Find Out What B.C. Politicians Expense

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbians will soon be able to see the personal spending records of the politicians they send to Victoria.After several recent spe...

B.C. Speaker Pays Back $5K For Husband's Flight

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The Speaker of British Columbia's legislature offered an apology to taxpayers Tuesday while at the same time repaying the more than $5,...

B.C. Budget Quotes

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Quotes on the B.C. budget:———"The budget in one or two words? I came up with three — a triple-b budget — boring, balanced budget....

B.C. Budget By The Numbers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Some highlights from B.C.'s 2014-2015 budget:— The budget projects surpluses of $184 million for 2014-15, $206 million for 2015-16, and $...

Budget Is 'Boring, Balanced,' Says De Jong

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's Liberal government tabled a balanced budget Tuesday, delivering a fiscal blueprint that forecasts three years of surplus...

Court Docs Taken Out Of Context: Clark

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Court transcripts that have fuelled claims the British Columbia government attempted to provoke a teachers strike during heated contract n...

B.C. Throne Speech Highlights

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Some highlights from the B.C. government's latest speech from the throne, delivered Tuesday by Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon:— The throne speec...

LNG Pursuit Like Race To Land On Moon: Clark

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia Premier Christy Clark's latest throne speech compares her government's pursuit of liquefied natural gas to the almost unbe...

Big Agenda For Legislature Sitting

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's highly anticipated plans to regulate and tax the liquefied natural gas industry remain a work in progress, but the gover...

Monitoring Device Could Save Millions

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia politicians are preparing to use what one assembly member says is a Flash Gordon-type device to monitor any movements of t...

Time For A Makeover

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The golden statue of Capt. George Vancouver that stands atop the green dome of British Columbia's iconic legislature buildings in Victoria ...

What Democracy?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - New Democrat Leader Adrian Dix says having politicians sit for only 36 days in British Columbia's legislature this year isn't good enough.D...

School's Out For MLAs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

British Columbia politicians won't be going back to the legislature for a sitting this fall. Instead, Finance Minister De Jong said Tuesday the Li...

Victoria Shaken By Terror Plot

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Victoria was shocked and unsettled at the news that an alleged terror plot unfurled at the B.C. Legislature as an estimated 40,000 people celebrated C...

A History Of Terrorism In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The arrests of two people in connection with an alleged terrorist plot at the B.C. legislature is not the first time the province has seen a large-sc...