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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...

BC Ferries Cuts Threatening Local Businesses: Study

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's mid-Coast region has been hit hard by government ferry service cuts that threaten to turn the community of Bella Coola i...

Guest Limit Means B.C. Seniors May Eat Xmas Dinner Alone: Horgan

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A Scrooge-like policy at some Vancouver Island seniors' care homes could mean elderly residents won't have Christmas dinner with their fami...

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...

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...

Premier Denies Downplaying B.C. LNG Expectations

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2014 | 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 ...

Crack In Mount Polley Mine Dam Noted In 2010: Report

CBC | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A four-year-old report on Mount Polley's tailings pond, which collapsed this summer, notes that inspectors found a tension crack in the earthe...

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. 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....

Christy Clark's Bridesmaid Sues NDP MLA

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NDP MLA Rob Fleming is being sued by a B.C. deputy minister — and bridesmaid of Premier Christy Clark — for comments he made about her position in...

B.C. Budget Surplus $200M Higher Than Forecast

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's post-election budget surplus came in $200 million higher than forecast, but the province's finance minister said that do...

Why B.C.'s Murky Political Lobbying Industry Is So Troubling

Dermod Travis | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

The intertwining of lobbyists with a political party's fundraising apparatus is worrisome, because ultimately both sides risk developing a dependency on keeping the other happy and the money flowing. It rarely ends well.

B.C. Minister Broke Rules, Keeps Job

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's Opposition New Democrats are calling on Premier Christy Clark to boot her minister of advanced education from cabinet af...

Horgan Goes After Northern B.C.

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Recently acclaimed New Democratic Party Leader John Horgan is touring northeastern British Columbia to drum up traditionally scarce votes i...

B.C. Apologizes For 'Historical Wrongs' Against Chinese Immigrants

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Shui Lee endured decades of intolerance and racism in Canada just because he is Chinese, but on Thursday the 58-year-old restaurant owner s...

Government To Offer All-Party Apology For Chinese Head Tax

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark says an apology to Chinese-Canadians that is more than 140 years overdue will be offered Thursday in British Columbia...

Ouch! B.C. MP Mocks Adrian Dix

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Premier Christy Clark and her Liberal party are celebrating the one-year anniversary of their comeback election victory over the Opposition NDP. ...

B.C. NDP Leader's Stance On Site C Dam

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

VANCOUVER - B.C. New Democratic Party Leader John Horgan is raising concerns about the proposed Site C hydroelectric dam, just days before an environm...

Noisy Farewell For Adrian Dix

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A visibly relaxed Adrian Dix cracked a self-deprecating joke to laughter and applause from both sides of the British Columbia legislature T...

Odd, Outlandish And Over-The-Top Donations To B.C. Political Parties

Dermod Travis | Posted 06.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

What do a Conservative party senator from Ontario, the Toronto Blue Jays, an Ontario public sector union and a part-owner of the Calgary Flames all have in common? If their chequebook is any indication, they have a keen interest in B.C. politics.

Backed Out Of B.C. NDP Leadership Race

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - In a surprising political twist, British Columbia New Democrat John Horgan is poised to be crowned party leader next month as his only oppo...

Former B.C. Premier Splits With NDP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Former British Columbia New Democrat premier Mike Harcourt has given up his party membership in a split he says was more in sorrow than in...

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,...