B.C. Proud To Be 'Friend Of Israel': Premier

B.C. Proud To Be 'Friend Of Israel': Premier

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  07.28.2014
VANCOUVER - Premier Christy Clark has aligned herself and British Columbia with Israel in a letter to a Jewish-Canadian advocacy group...
B.C.'s Minimum Happy Hour Pitcher Price Drops

B.C.'s Minimum Happy Hour Pitcher Price Drops

The Canadian Press  07.25.2014
VICTORIA - The British Columbia government is taking a second shot at putting the happy back in happy hour.Bar owners and some drinkers...
B.C. Carbon Tax Doesn't Hurt Agricultural Sector: Study

B.C. Carbon Tax Doesn't Hurt Agricultural Sector: Study

07.23.2014
Despite industry claims to the contrary, British Columbia's carbon tax has not hurt the province's agricultural sector, a new Pacific Institute...
A Teacher's Appeal To BC Liberals Of Conscience

A Teacher's Appeal To BC Liberals Of Conscience

07.21.2014
We are appealing to BC Liberals of conscience, BC Liberals who walk with integrity to speak to your peers in the party. Speak to them about...
City of Vancouver Addicted To Debt

City of Vancouver Addicted To Debt

07.18.2014
It's important to remember that the city, like the rest of us, has to pay interest on debt in addition to repaying the principal. With...
Teachers' Union Hopes For Mediation Next Month

Teachers' Union Hopes For Mediation Next Month

The Canadian Press  07.16.2014
VANCOUVER - Both sides in British Columbia's ongoing teachers' dispute are talking about "mediation" but still remain far apart on key...
B.C. Budget Surplus $200M Higher Than Forecast

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

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  07.15.2014
VICTORIA - British Columbia's post-election budget surplus came in $200 million higher than forecast, but the province's finance minister...
Gov't Won't Impose Settlement In Teachers' Strike: Finance Minister

Gov't Won't Impose Settlement In Teachers' Strike: Finance Minister

The Canadian Press  07.15.2014
VANCOUVER - The B.C. government will not impose a settlement in the teachers' dispute even if there's no deal by September, the finance...
Troubling Isn't The Word For It, Minister De Jong

Troubling Isn't The Word For It, Minister De Jong

07.15.2014
If cabinet ministers had theme songs, B.C. Finance Minister Mike de Jong's would likely be "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen," because...
Gay MLA, Partner Rejected As Adoptive Parents

Gay MLA, Partner Rejected As Adoptive Parents

07.11.2014
A gay Vancouver politician says he and his husband were rejected as foster parents because of their sexual orientation. Spencer Chandra-Herbert,...
B.C. Climate Action Plan 2.0?

B.C. Climate Action Plan 2.0?

07.10.2014
Clearly there's a difference between trying to read the tea leaves on where the government could be going with climate action in the province,...
An 'Epic' LNG Battle Pits Squamish Against B.C. Liberals

An 'Epic' LNG Battle Pits Squamish Against B.C. Liberals

07.10.2014
We all have busy lives. And that's exactly how the more mischievous of politicians like it. A busy, distracted, and somewhat plump populace...
Enbridge Unswayed By Supreme Court Ruling

Enbridge Unswayed By Supreme Court Ruling

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press  07. 9.2014
CALGARY - The Supreme Court of Canada's recent ruling on aboriginal title has not swayed Enbridge Inc.'s outlook for its controversial...
Meet B.C.'s Ford Nation

Meet B.C.'s Ford Nation

07. 9.2014
That's what makes Ford Nation so extraordinary -- the incredible dichotomy that exists when it comes to criticism of most politicians and...