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'I Left The Cesspool That Is The B.C. Government'

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada British Columbia

According to Tim Duncan, a Liberal research director said: "It's like the West Wing. You do whatever it takes to win."

B.C. Election Campaign Spending Limits Are So High, They're Meaningless

Dermod Travis | Posted 05.24.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

The bigger issue isn't what candidates and parties can spend before the campaign, it's what they can spend during it. B.C.'s limits are so high they're pretty well meaningless.

It's Time B.C. Liberal Government Showed Us All Those Rainy-Day Savings

Lizanne Foster | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Lizanne Foster

Saving is a simple concept in some sense. You do without now so that you can have something you need or want later. The incentive to save now is the later reward. But what is the reward that the B.C. Liberals have in store for us after "saving" taxpayers' money for the past 14 years?

B.C. Politician's Family Angry At Premier For Announcing His Death

CP | James Miller, Penticton Herald, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

They specifically requested his death not be announced in the legislature.

Politicians Hate Government Ads -- Until They're The Government

Jordan Bateman | Posted 05.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

While we scrimp and sacrifice and pay our taxes to ostensibly fund critical services like public safety, health and education; politicians line up to spend it on flashy ads designed to help them get more votes.

Top 10 Reasons B.C. Needs A New Government

Sarah Miller | Posted 05.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Sarah Miller

These are all issues that every citizen can relate to and some of them, if not addressed soon, could be the downfall of our province.

Rachel Notley, Christy Clark Sure To Become Strong Allies

Mike Klassen | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Mike Klassen

It will irk NDP partisans seeing their newly crowned Alberta premier mingling with those they traditionally oppose. But Notley's speech made it clear she plans to work closely with other provinces and the PM, in addition to First Nations, union and local government leaders to benefit her province.

5 Seriously Disturbing B.C. Political Donations

DeSmog Canada | Posted 04.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

The 2014 financial reports from B.C.'s political parties are out and my face hurts from all of the eyebrow raising.

Odd And Telling Political Donations In B.C.

Dermod Travis | Posted 04.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

And the 2014 Award for Incredibly Bad Taste in Donations goes to Imperial Metals, owners of the Mount Polley mine. The spill may have been toxic, but Imperial's cash wasn't.

Let's Plant The Seeds For Spring Renewal In B.C. Politics

Lizanne Foster | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Lizanne Foster

Just as a gardener may imagine what will emerge in the summer after the planting of new seeds in the spring, I too imagine what could emerge in our province in the future.

Premier Christy Clark Has Left Us No Choice

Lizanne Foster | Posted 04.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Lizanne Foster

What choices can I make as an individual taxpayer with the money you say you have saved me? I can't provide a better public transportation system. I can't provide more doctors or more nurses. I can't ensure our elderly are cared for.

B.C. Budget 2015: The Status Quo Isn't Good Enough

Charles Lammam | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Charles Lammam

De Jong should be commended for B.C.'s exclusive membership in the balanced budget club. But with its commitment to the status quo, the government misses an opportunity to build an even better economic future.

B.C. Budget Balanced, But LNG Boom Nowhere To Be Seen

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Finance Minister Mike de Jong's budget projects a surplus of $284 million.

B.C. Pays $5.5 Million For Controversial First Nations Burial Site

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The amount is broken down as $850,000 for the land and $4.6 million for the private owner, who had started to build a retirement home on the property.

LNG Pipelines Won't Carry Oil, Bitumen: B.C.

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A proposed network of pipelines from natural gas fields in British Columbia's northeast to liquefied natural gas export plants in the north...

2015 Resolutions For B.C.'s Government, As Suggested By You

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 01.01.2015 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Premier Christy Clark is wrapping up 2014 as one of Canada's least popular premiers. So that got us thinking: What could she and the rest of t...

Controversial B.C. Minister Shuffled To New Job Same Day As Critical Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark has shuffled her cabinet, moving Amrik Virk out of his advanced education portfolio on the same day an updated report...

Controversial B.C. Dam Approved By Government

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The British Columbia government has approved its most expensive mega project with the construction of an $8.8 billion dam on the Peace Rive...

Clark Calls B.C. NDP Irrelevant

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.19.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark has attacked the Opposition New Democrats as irrelevant and without principles during a question period where she off...

Proposed B.C. Ski Resort In Avalanche Zone: B.C. NDP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia

INVERMERE, B.C. - The B.C. New Democrats and governing Liberals can't agree on whether the day lodge for the New Jumbo Glacier Resort is being built i...

The Best Way For B.C. To Honour Canada's Soldiers Is To Vote

Lizanne Foster | Posted 01.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Lizanne Foster

I hope that our respect goes beyond pinning the poppy on our lapels. I hope our respect extends to standing in line at a polling booth.

Clark Denies Offering LNG Jobs To Temporary Foreign Workers

CBC | Posted 12.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Premier Christy Clark is hitting back at the NDP's claims she plans to bring in temporary foreign workers to build LNG plants instead of foc...

Clark Offered B.C.'s LNG Jobs To India Workers: NDP

CBC | Posted 12.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Premier Christy Clark is coming under fire for reportedly offering jobs building B.C.'s LNG industry to workers in India. According to a s...

LNG Not The Climate Change Solution B.C. Promises: Report

CP | Terri Theodore, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A report from the Pembina Institute pokes holes in the British Columbia government's claim that exporting liquefied natural gas is the gre...

It's Time To Take The First Real Step Towards A Debt-Free B.C.

Jordan Bateman | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

You may not realize it, but you're drowning in debt. In fact, we all are.