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Former B.C. Lottery Boss Repays $55,000

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA – The former boss of the B.C. Lottery Corporation has paid back $55,000 collected while he was found to be in a conflict of interest. Mi...

Dogs Leap To Death From BC Place Ledge

CBC | Posted 07.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A concrete ledge fronting shrubbery on Vancouver's BC Place plaza has been fooling some off-leash dogs, leading them to jump over it and fall abo...

WATCH: BC Place's Sound Wave Lights

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Tonight marks the second and final night of Vancouver's popular Contact Winter Music Festival. The annual Blueprint Events electronic dance music p...

Adrian Dix: The Unpredictable Premier?

Jordan Bateman | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

Voters want to know where their potential leaders stand before they have to walk into a polling station and put a tick next to a party's name. While it's impossible for anyone to fully anticipate and articulate every possible challenge and scenario ahead of a four-year term in office, taxpayers want a predictable pattern set out. Political leaders should be able to change their mind as circumstances change, but nothing had changed about asset sales or Kinder Morgan.

Clark Campaign Negative: Poll

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Christy Clark and the BC Liberals are running the most negative provincial election campaign of all four major parties, according to new figures relea...

BC Place Sale Not Easy As It Looks

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Selling the Crown-owned BC Place stadium to pay off government debt may be a popular proposal during the provincial election, but experts ...

BC Place Under The Hammer?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. NDP government would put debt-ridden BC Pavilion Corporation (PAVCO) under severe scrutiny, charging a panel with a viability plan for its futu...

Stop PavCo's Banana Republic Tactics On BC Place Info Requests

Jordan Bateman | Posted 05.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

Why shouldn't taxpayers know what the B.C. Lions or Vancouver Whitecaps pay to play in our $563 million stadium? Why shouldn't we be aware of the legal issues surrounding the stadium's roof? Or why the Telus naming deal died?

B.C. Place Costs Under Investigation

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.20.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The NDP says B.C.'s auditor general will examine the half billion-dollar cost of renovating B.C. Place Stadium in Vancouver, work that inc...

Crossed Off my Bucket List? Hearing "Hey Jude" Live

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 01.26.2013 | Canada Music
Kolby Solinsky

Hearing "Hey Jude" live? How can that not be on your bucket list? Is there another song anywhere in the universe that begs the same effect, or comes with the same aura, when its played to people who've paid to see and hear it? On Sunday night, Paul McCartney had his way with 60,000 Canadians.

BC Place Workers Gear Up For Strike, While Grey Cup Looms

CBC | Posted 12.18.2011 | Canada

Workers at BC Place have issued a 72-hour strike notice, saying ongoing contract negotiations have gone nowhere. On Monday, t...

BC Place Finds Its Retractable Youth

CP | Jim Morris, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - A multi-million dollar makeover has transformed BC Place Stadium from a dinosaur of a building teetering on obsolescence to a facility sto...