Transit Tax Would Be Added To PST: Province

Transit Tax Would Be Added To PST: Province

CP  02. 2.2015
If the tax is approved, Metro Vancouver shoppers will see a combined PST and transit tax totalling 7.5 per cent on their receipts.
We Were Denied ER Care Because Of Politics: B.C. City Councillors

We Were Denied ER Care Because Of Politics: B.C. City Councillors

CBC  01.30.2015
An investigation has been launched.
It's Time To Rethink B.C.'s Medical Services Plan Tax

It's Time To Rethink B.C.'s Medical Services Plan Tax

Andrew Weaver  01.30.2015
Overhauling our current, regressive approach would be a positive step in addressing poverty and income inequality, and ensuring a sustainable...
Cause Of Massive B.C. Mine Spill Revealed

Cause Of Massive B.C. Mine Spill Revealed

CP  01.30.2015
The report says the dam's design didn't take into account the glacial environment.
Privacy Violations On Upswing In B.C.: Watchdog Report

Privacy Violations On Upswing In B.C.: Watchdog Report

CP  01.28.2015
B.C.'s privacy watchdog is calling for improved teamwork between the government and her office.
Clark Promises More Funding For Mine Safety

Clark Promises More Funding For Mine Safety

CP  01.26.2015
Clark said that her government would hike the budget this year for B.C.'s Ministry of Mines and Energy by nearly $10 million
Veteran B.C. MLA Seeks NDP Nod For Vancouver East

Veteran B.C. MLA Seeks NDP Nod For Vancouver East

CP  01.26.2015
The former Vancouver councillor was elected to the legislature in 1996 and subsequently became the first Chinese-Canadian to sit in the...
B.C. Teachers Could Tell Forum A Thing Or Two About Innovation

B.C. Teachers Could Tell Forum A Thing Or Two About Innovation

Lizanne Foster  01.24.2015
I am curious though. I wonder what "international experts" could tell the Ministry of Education that teachers in B.C. do not already know...
When Mother Earth Has Nothing Left To Give, We Must Slow Down

When Mother Earth Has Nothing Left To Give, We Must Slow Down

Ecojustice  01.23.2015
We must learn from people who have a deep connection to place and accept that the earth has limits that must be respected.
Grieving 7-Year-Old Pens Letter To B.C. Transportation Minister

Grieving 7-Year-Old Pens Letter To B.C. Transportation Minister

Sara Harowitz  01.16.2015
A seven-year-old girl reeling from the loss of her aunt and cousin in a car crash has written an impassioned letter to B.C. Transportation...
B.C. Burial Site Deal Is 'Big Success' For First Nations

B.C. Burial Site Deal Is 'Big Success' For First Nations

Sara Harowitz  01.15.2015
B.C. First Nations are celebrating a "big success" after news that the provincial government is purchasing a controversial piece of land...
B.C. To Hunt Wolves By Helicopter To Save Endangered Caribou

B.C. To Hunt Wolves By Helicopter To Save Endangered Caribou

CP  01.15.2015
VANCOUVER - Government-contracted hunters were in helicopters over two regions of British Columbia on Thursday as the province launched...
B.C. First Nation Bans Bottled Water

B.C. First Nation Bans Bottled Water

CBC  01.15.2015
A First Nation near Lillooet, B.C. has banned the sale of bottled water in an attempt to highlight the need for safe drinking water in...