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...
B.C.'s $1-Billion Investment Fails To Improve Primary Health Care

B.C.'s $1-Billion Investment Fails To Improve Primary Health Care

07. 4.2014
Since 2006, British Columbia has spent more than $1 billion to improve primary health care. So have B.C. patients benefited from such a...
2nd Mediator Declines To Help Solve Teacher Dispute

2nd Mediator Declines To Help Solve Teacher Dispute

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  07. 2.2014
VANCOUVER - Mediation is off the table for now in the ongoing labour dispute between British Columbia's striking teachers and their employer,...
B.C. Raises Speed Limit On Some Highways

B.C. Raises Speed Limit On Some Highways

The Canadian Press  07. 2.2014
VANCOUVER - An overhaul of speed limits on British Columbia roads means drivers can put the pedal a little closer to the metal on some...
B.C. Teachers' Fight: It IS All About the Money

B.C. Teachers' Fight: It IS All About the Money

07. 2.2014
I regularly see comments on social media such as, "If you really cared about the kids, you wouldn't ask for a signing bonus." Since when...
Abbotsford School District Cancels Summer School

Abbotsford School District Cancels Summer School

The Canadian Press  07. 1.2014
VANCOUVER - A handful of municipalities in British Columbia say they are cancelling summer classes because of a province-wide teachers'...
A Letter To B.C. Parents, From A Striking Teacher

A Letter To B.C. Parents, From A Striking Teacher

06.30.2014
I often think of the raw deal you've been given when I'm on the line. Your child has moved on from our labour dispute weeks ago, and is...
B.C.'s Cash Offer To Teachers Almost Expired

B.C.'s Cash Offer To Teachers Almost Expired

The Canadian Press  06.30.2014
VANCOUVER - The province's offer to give B.C.'s public school teachers some extra cash if they sign a deal ending their strike expires...
Support Staff Workers Sign Deals With B.C.

Support Staff Workers Sign Deals With B.C.

The Canadian Press  06.29.2014
VANCOUVER - More than 3,000 support staff workers in six school districts have signed agreements with British Columbia.The agreements between...
Remedial Summer Classes Must Be Taught: Labour Board

Remedial Summer Classes Must Be Taught: Labour Board

The Canadian Press  06.29.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's labour board has ruled striking educators must teach summer classes for high-school students who failed...