Crack In Mount Polley Mine Dam Noted In 2010: Report

Crack In Mount Polley Mine Dam Noted In 2010: Report

09.26.2014
A four-year-old report on Mount Polley's tailings pond, which collapsed this summer, notes that inspectors found a tension crack...
Citizens Should Demand That B.C. 'Completely Rethink' Its LNG Strategy: Expert

Citizens Should Demand That B.C. 'Completely Rethink' Its LNG Strategy: Expert

09.26.2014
Given all the impacts and uncertainties, he added, "Maybe one of the best things you can do in British Columbia is kee this resource in...
Canadians May Finally Get To Taste B.C.'s Premium Wines

Canadians May Finally Get To Taste B.C.'s Premium Wines

09.26.2014
It has been over two decades since B.C.'s wineries first received international gold medals for producing premium wines, yet most Canadian...
B.C. School Districts Ordered To Return All Strike Savings

B.C. School Districts Ordered To Return All Strike Savings

09.26.2014
The B.C. government is instructing school districts to return any money they may have saved during the public school teachers' strike...
B.C. LNG Must Build 'Communities, Not Camps': Horgan

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

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  09.25.2014
VICTORIA - The promised massive benefits of British Columbia's liquefied natural gas industry must flow to residents and not to big energy...
Why Don't Young People In B.C. Vote?

Why Don't Young People In B.C. Vote?

09.25.2014
Contrary to where you might think I'm going with all this, young people aren't completely in silence. Younger people are more frequent...
Some Limits Set On B.C. First Nation Land Rights Ruling

Some Limits Set On B.C. First Nation Land Rights Ruling

The Canadian Press  09.25.2014
VANCOUVER - First Nations have claimed a Supreme Court of Canada decision in the Tsilhqot'in land rights case gives them substantial powers,...
B.C. Public Schools Need More Funding, Not Fundraising

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

09.24.2014
I find that the inadequacies of public education funding have ignited a fire in me. Is anyone else feeling like we should stop fundraising...
First Nations' Ultimatum: Pick Between Dam And LNG

First Nations' Ultimatum: Pick Between Dam And LNG

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  09.24.2014
VANCOUVER - With a decision imminent on the Site C hydroelectric project in northeastern British Columbia, area First Nations have delivered...
B.C. Deeper In Debt Despite Claims Of Balanced Budget

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

09.23.2014
"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...
B.C. Mayors, Councillors Out To Pickpocket Taxpayers Yet Again

B.C. Mayors, Councillors Out To Pickpocket Taxpayers Yet Again

09.23.2014
An important travel advisory for provincial politicians headed to this week's Union of B.C. Municipalities (UBCM) conference in Whistler:...
It's Time For B.C. Teachers To Stop Lying To Parents

It's Time For B.C. Teachers To Stop Lying To Parents

09.23.2014
The teachers have been lying to us. For years. They've been covering it up. Papering over underfunding and mismanaged fiscal priorities...
Return To Classes 'Very Emotional'

Return To Classes 'Very Emotional'

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  09.22.2014
VANCOUVER - While his striking kindergarten teacher was off-the-job, four-year-old Branden Reynolds was working hard — reading up to...
'One Tough Mother' Runs For Surrey Mayor

'One Tough Mother' Runs For Surrey Mayor

09.22.2014
Surrey city councillor Barinder Rasode announced today she will be running for Mayor of Surrey in the upcoming municipal election.  Rasode...