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Controversial B.C. Dam Approved By Government

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.18.2014 | 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 11.19.2014 | 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 11.05.2014 | 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 11.04.2014 | 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 10.30.2014 | 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 10.30.2014 | 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 10.27.2014 | 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 10.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

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

Proposed B.C. LNG Income Tax Rate Cut In Half

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The British Columbia government climbed down from its proposed goal of a seven per cent income tax on liquefied natural gas, earning praise...

B.C. LNG Emissions Law Greenest In World: Environment Minister

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - New legislation introduced in British Columbia requires liquefied natural gas plants to meet emission standards or face penalties and makes...

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.

B.C. Can't Get Away With Voiding Contract Clauses: BCTF Lawyer

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A litany of consequences arise if the British Columbia government is allowed to get away with rubbing out hundreds of clauses from the tea...

Vancouver's 'Anti-Everything' Mayor May Not Be 'Right Kind' Of Leader

Mike Klassen | Posted 12.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Mike Klassen

Christy Clark told the audience that to ensure economic growth in B.C. they had to help elect the "right kind of leaders" in the upcoming municipal elections. It was a message clearly meant to infuse the campaigns currently happening in Vancouver.

B.C. Gov't Ignored Recommendations To Help Kids: Watchdog

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's government has ignored repeated calls to develop action plans on child poverty, domestic violence and aboriginal childre...

B.C. Gov't Apologizes For Firing Worker Who Committed Suicide

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The allegations were serious, a stern-faced British Columbia health minister announcing that seven employees had been fired and the RCMP ha...

B.C. LNG Must Build 'Communities, Not Camps': Horgan

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The promised massive benefits of British Columbia's liquefied natural gas industry must flow to residents and not to big energy companies, ...

B.C. Public Schools Need More Funding, Not Fundraising

Mellissa Kimberley | Posted 11.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Mellissa Kimberley

I find that the inadequacies of public education funding have ignited a fire in me. Is anyone else feeling like we should stop fundraising for the things that should be funded by the government?

B.C. Deeper In Debt Despite Claims Of Balanced Budget

Charles Lammam | Posted 11.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Charles Lammam

"B.C. is currently on target to balance the 2014/15 budget," declared B.C. Finance Minister Mike de Jong while unveiling the government's latest financial update. In reality, however, B.C.'s government debt will grow again this year.

Return To Classes 'Very Emotional'

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - While his striking kindergarten teacher was off-the-job, four-year-old Branden Reynolds was working hard — reading up to 12 books a day,...

B.C. Auditor General For Local Gov't Fizzled Quick As Canucks 1st-Round Draft

Jordan Bateman | Posted 11.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

We had such high hopes.

Christy Clark Event Caterers Find Restaurant Window Smashed

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Maple Ridge restaurant that catered an event for B.C. Premier Christy Clark says it was on the receiving end of "harsh" criticism from anti-governme...

B.C. Liberal Insiders Charged In Ethnic Vote Scandal

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Charges have been approved under British Columbia's Election Act against two people and a corporation over the April 2012 byelection in the...

B.C. Liberal Insiders Charged In Ethnic Outreach Scandal

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Brian Bonney and Mark Robertson have each been charged with three offences under the Elections Act in relation to election contributions and expenses....

B.C. Teachers Won't Stop Striking Just Because We're Asked Nicely

Cecelia Griffiths | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Cecelia Griffiths

B.C. Education Minister Peter Fassbender has asked the teachers to stop striking now, please. I hate to disappoint you, Mr. Fassbender, but it doesn't matter how nicely you ask. What matters is that you fund public education. Properly.

B.C. Teachers' Strike Violates My Right To Education

Callista Ryan | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Callista Ryan

I'm a 16 year old student whose future is at stake, my rights are being violated, and I need you to hear me out.