B.C. Chinese Head Tax Apology Fails To Prevent Future Discrimination

B.C. Chinese Head Tax Apology Fails To Prevent Future Discrimination

05.15.2014
B.C.'s past legislated discrimination of "non-mainstream" aliens extended to far more than the Chinese, but also to Indo-Canadians and...
Government To Offer All-Party Apology For Chinese Head Tax

Government To Offer All-Party Apology For Chinese Head Tax

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  05.14.2014
VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark says an apology to Chinese-Canadians that is more than 140 years overdue will be offered Thursday in British...
Petition Against B.C. Parks Law Hits 166,000

Petition Against B.C. Parks Law Hits 166,000

Camille Bains, The Canadian Press  05.14.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's environment minister disputes environmentalists' claims that a new law threatens the future of provincial...
Ouch! B.C. MP Mocks Adrian Dix

Ouch! B.C. MP Mocks Adrian Dix

05.14.2014
B.C. Premier Christy Clark and her Liberal party are celebrating the one-year anniversary of their comeback election victory over the Opposition...
B.C. Wants Routine HIV Tests For Adults

B.C. Wants Routine HIV Tests For Adults

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  05.12.2014
VICTORIA - Once labelled absurd, the idea of mass testing of adults for HIV and AIDS is now part of the routine in British Columbia, proving...
B.C. Has 70 Questions For Kinder Morgan

B.C. Has 70 Questions For Kinder Morgan

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  05.12.2014
VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government has questions for Kinder Morgan about the proposed expansion of its Trans Mountain pipeline...
How To NOT Make Friends, Influence People At Anti-Pipeline Rally

How To NOT Make Friends, Influence People At Anti-Pipeline Rally

05.12.2014
Conservative Sun TV broadcaster Ezra Levant showed up at an anti-pipeline rally in Vancouver over the weekend, and predictably stirred...
What Is Site C's Future?

What Is Site C's Future?

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  05. 8.2014
VANCOUVER - An $8-billion hydroelectric dam proposed by British Columbia's Crown utility would cause significant adverse effects on the...
Province Backs Down On Agricultural Land Changes

Province Backs Down On Agricultural Land Changes

The Canadian Press  05. 7.2014
VICTORIA - Thousands of letters have forced the B.C. government to consider making changes to a proposed law affecting the management of...
Computer System Crash Putting B.C. Kids At Risk?

Computer System Crash Putting B.C. Kids At Risk?

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  05. 7.2014
VICTORIA - Technology Minister Andrew Wilkinson says he's had to reboot the B.C. government's computer system for vulnerable people after...
Fears of Cost Overruns, Flooding of Peace Valley Loom on Eve of Site C Dam Report

Fears of Cost Overruns, Flooding of Peace Valley Loom on Eve of Site C Dam Report

05. 7.2014
Opponents of the proposed Site C dam are hoping a report from the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency panel, to be released Thursday,...
Let's Shake Up Civic Elections, Starting With Surrey

Let's Shake Up Civic Elections, Starting With Surrey

05. 7.2014
Now that the civic election is coming up, I would like to propose electoral reform of local government for big cities in British Columbia,...
Find Out What B.C. Politicians Expense

Find Out What B.C. Politicians Expense

The Canadian Press  05. 6.2014
VICTORIA - British Columbians will soon be able to see the personal spending records of the politicians they send to Victoria.After several...
Historic Deals Open Sacred Headwaters To Development

Historic Deals Open Sacred Headwaters To Development

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  05. 6.2014
VICTORIA - A British Columbia First Nation whose territory includes some of the province's most majestic and resource rich lands signed...