B.C.'s Business Tax Regime Needs Competitive Jumpstart

B.C.'s Business Tax Regime Needs Competitive Jumpstart

03. 5.2014
One item sorely missing from the B.C. finance minister's recent budget was a plan to make the province's business taxes more competitive...
MLA's Expenses Under Fire

MLA's Expenses Under Fire

The Canadian Press  03. 4.2014
VICTORIA - British Columbia's Opposition New Democrats are defending the legislature's Speaker after media reports revealed she had racked...

MLA's Expenses Under Fire

03. 4.2014
Legislative Speaker Linda Reid came under fire Tuesday for racking up $120,000 in various expenses and renovations, including a new  $48,000...
Medical Pot Grow-Ops Are Safe: Mayors

Medical Pot Grow-Ops Are Safe: Mayors

03. 4.2014
Municipal politicians and police in B.C. say it's doubtful home marijuana grow-ops will be shut down when new federal rules come into...
B.C. NDP's 1st Leadership Candidate

B.C. NDP's 1st Leadership Candidate

The Canadian Press  03. 2.2014
PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. - The BC NDP's finance critic is the first to throw his hat in the ring for leadership of the party.Mike Farnworth,...
Taseko New Prosperity Mine Rejection Based On Sound Assessment

Taseko New Prosperity Mine Rejection Based On Sound Assessment

03. 2.2014
British Columbia is blessed with a vast array of natural resources; mining has and will continue to have a profound influence on the B.C....
B.C. Losing its Tax Advantage -- and Its People

B.C. Losing its Tax Advantage -- and Its People

03. 1.2014
Our beautiful landscape, outdoorsy way of life, and mild weather can only overcome a certain amount of taxes. People are already beginning...
B.C.'s Budgetary Sleight Of Hand

B.C.'s Budgetary Sleight Of Hand

03. 1.2014
The funny thing about provincial budgets is that sometimes they tell you a lot more about a government's attitude than what the politicians...
Alleged Canada Day Bomb Plotters Trial Date Set

Alleged Canada Day Bomb Plotters Trial Date Set

The Canadian Press  02.28.2014
VANCOUVER - A British Columbia couple accused of a Canada Day bomb plot at the provincial legislature are scheduled to stand trial for...
B.C. Cable Ferry Will Be Built By..

B.C. Cable Ferry Will Be Built By..

The Canadian Press  02.27.2014
VANCOUVER - BC Ferries is sailing ahead with plans for a cable ferry service connecting Denman and Hornby islands to Vancouver Island.Seaspan...
Tory MP Blasts His Own Government

Tory MP Blasts His Own Government

Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press  02.27.2014
VANCOUVER - Two veteran Conservative MPs are speaking out against their own government after a proposal for a billion-dollar gold and copper...
B.C. Teachers' Court Win ON HOLD

B.C. Teachers' Court Win ON HOLD

James Keller, The Canadian Press  02.26.2014
VANCOUVER - A potentially costly court ruling that found the British Columbia government violated the rights of its teachers and ordered...
Why You're Seeing Pink Today

Why You're Seeing Pink Today

02.26.2014
Pink is the colour of the day, as students, police and regular folk across B.C. use their clothing to show support for ending bullying...
Does Parenting Need an Entrance Test?

Does Parenting Need an Entrance Test?

02.25.2014
I am simply appalled that a 15-year-old boy who was starved, abused, and deprived of medical attention -- all at the hands of his parents...