Coming Soon: Cold Beer From B.C. Gov't Stores On Sundays

Coming Soon: Cold Beer From B.C. Gov't Stores On Sundays

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  11.20.2014
VICTORIA - Liquor laws are set to loosen up on April 1 in British Columbia, but the province's attorney general says residents shouldn't...
Clark Calls B.C. NDP Irrelevant

Clark Calls B.C. NDP Irrelevant

The Canadian Press  11.19.2014
VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark has attacked the Opposition New Democrats as irrelevant and without principles during a question period...
Why Your Natural Gas Bill Could Decrease

Why Your Natural Gas Bill Could Decrease

The Canadian Press  11.18.2014
SURREY, B.C. - Energy utility FortisBC is preparing to introduce a common provincial rate for natural gas, resulting for some customers...
B.C. Muncipal Elections: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

B.C. Muncipal Elections: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

11.17.2014
Saturday was a good day for local democracy in B.C. As one person noted online: "First time in my life I've had to wait to vote in a local...
BC Ferries Cuts Threatening Local Businesses: Study

BC Ferries Cuts Threatening Local Businesses: Study

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  11.17.2014
VICTORIA - British Columbia's mid-Coast region has been hit hard by government ferry service cuts that threaten to turn the community of...
B.C. Tax Rates A Win For Canuck Fans

B.C. Tax Rates A Win For Canuck Fans

11.17.2014
This revenue -- which doesn't include corporate taxes, property taxes, sales tax or a myriad of other taxes B.C. residents are charged...
We Are All Directly Affected By Kinder Morgan's Proposal

We Are All Directly Affected By Kinder Morgan's Proposal

11.17.2014
What do you love about B.C.'s Fraser River, the Gulf Islands, and the Salish Sea? What are your concerns for the future of the Salish Sea...
The 4 Most Important Years In Richmond's Future Start Now

The 4 Most Important Years In Richmond's Future Start Now

11.17.2014
I worked for one of the campaigns and while things can get heated on the campaign trail, once the election has passed, you put your banners...
New B.C. Mayors Win Exciting Races

New B.C. Mayors Win Exciting Races

Andree Lau  11.16.2014
There were a few surprises in Saturday's civic elections in B.C., with some mayoral upsets and one supposedly close race that turned out...
Jumbo Was The Only B.C. Municipality That Didn't Vote

Jumbo Was The Only B.C. Municipality That Didn't Vote

11.16.2014
On Saturday, when every other town in B.C. voted for new municipal leaders, there was no voting in Jumbo, a "small town" with no residents...
Gregor Robertson Wins 3rd Term As Vancouver Mayor

Gregor Robertson Wins 3rd Term As Vancouver Mayor

James Keller, The Canadian Press  11.16.2014
VANCOUVER - Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson won re-election Saturday, soundly defeating his main opponent despite indications late in...
Vancouver Voters Pack Polling Stations Amid Tight Mayoral Race

Vancouver Voters Pack Polling Stations Amid Tight Mayoral Race

Andree Lau  11.16.2014
The voting day lineup at Mount Pleasant Community Centre. Vancouver voters showed much more interest in civic politics this year, with...
Is 'Change' Really Coming to Vancouver City Hall?

Is 'Change' Really Coming to Vancouver City Hall?

11.14.2014
It has become clear to me that public opinion has swung hard against Gregor Robertson's team. If their opponents could match Vision's base...
'One Dude' Can Speak Up For Vancouver's Many Voices

'One Dude' Can Speak Up For Vancouver's Many Voices

11.14.2014
Coters have been asking me, "What can one councillor do at Vancouver City Hall? How can you make a difference?" I am, after all, the lone...