Government Purchases: Someone Needs To Look At How Sausage Is Made

Government Purchases: Someone Needs To Look At How Sausage Is Made

01.27.2014
When it comes to a lot of government activity, taxpayers often want to ignore how the sausage is made: Just take as little of our money...
Enviro Reviews Too Cumbersome: Premier

Enviro Reviews Too Cumbersome: Premier

Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press  01.27.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia Premier Christy Clark has ordered a review of the province's environmental assessment process, saying the...
B.C. Mayor Rants About 'Banana Republic'

B.C. Mayor Rants About 'Banana Republic'

01.27.2014
Is B.C. becoming a banana republic? Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan certainly thinks so. The fiery politician made the comments at a Jan....
Derelict Vessels Are Polluting The B.C. Coastline

Derelict Vessels Are Polluting The B.C. Coastline

01.24.2014
The Northern Gateway and Kinder Morgan pipeline proposals plan to significantly increase heavy oil tankers to Asia and both governments...
B.C.'s First School Of Chinese Medicine

B.C.'s First School Of Chinese Medicine

The Canadian Press  01.24.2014
RICHMOND, B.C. - B.C.'s first public school of traditional Chinese medicine will be hosted by Kwantlen Polytechnic University.Advanced...
Why The Secrecy, Premier Clark?

Why The Secrecy, Premier Clark?

01.24.2014
In the latest attempt to control press access to Canadian politicians, B.C. Premier Christy Clark found herself the subject of a full-on...
Transit Referendum Coming

Transit Referendum Coming

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  01.23.2014
VICTORIA - British Columbia's transportation minister says he's preparing to introduce legislation that paves the way for a Vancouver-area...
Green Party Deputy Leader Steps Down

Green Party Deputy Leader Steps Down

The Canadian Press  01.22.2014
VANCOUVER - The federal Green party's deputy leader, Adriane Carr, is stepping down from the job after nearly eight years.Carr, who was...
First Nation Files Suit To Stop Mine

First Nation Files Suit To Stop Mine

The Canadian Press  01.22.2014
VANCOUVER - A First Nation has launched a lawsuit in an attempt to stop a struggling but potentially lucrative mine in northwestern British...
She Swears B.C. Budget Is Balanced

She Swears B.C. Budget Is Balanced

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  01.22.2014
VICTORIA - British Columbia Premier Christy Clark repeated her promise of a balanced budget Wednesday, less than a month before her government...
First Nation Challenges Northern Gateway Review

First Nation Challenges Northern Gateway Review

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  01.22.2014
VANCOUVER - The Gitga'at First Nation in British Columbia has filed a court challenge to the federal review panel recommendation in favour...
New Drug Raises Overdose Concerns

New Drug Raises Overdose Concerns

01.22.2014
Pharmacists in B.C. will soon prescribe methadone that is 10 times stronger than the current formula, and some users say that could heighten...
Vancouver Election Has Bigger Issues Than Bike Lanes

Vancouver Election Has Bigger Issues Than Bike Lanes

01.22.2014
I felt compelled to see these protestors in person. A younger, more angsty self would have wanted to mock and troll them, literally ride...
Inquest To Probe Burns Lake Sawmill Blast

Inquest To Probe Burns Lake Sawmill Blast

Dirk Meissner and Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press  01.21.2014
VANCOUVER - A coroner's inquest has been called into the deaths of two workers killed when a sawmill in Burns Lake, B.C., caught fire and...