Jenny Kwan Repays $35K To Non-Profit For Trips

Jenny Kwan Repays $35K To Non-Profit For Trips

Camille Bains, The Canadian Press  03.21.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia New Democrat Jenny Kwan says she has reimbursed $35,000 after government audits revealed her family's trips...
West Coast Leads Push for Drug Reform in Canada

West Coast Leads Push for Drug Reform in Canada

03.20.2014
Kerrisdale residents Ray and Nichola Hall know too well the tragic outcomes of easily accessible illicit drugs. Both their sons, now in...
B.C.'s Wild Pig Problem

B.C.'s Wild Pig Problem

The Canadian Press  03.20.2014
VICTORIA - If they've got any sense, these pigs should fly — or at least find a really good hiding place.The provincial government has...
B.C. Has Canada's 1st Seniors Care Advocate

B.C. Has Canada's 1st Seniors Care Advocate

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  03.19.2014
VICTORIA - British Columbia has appointed Canada's first seniors' advocate, but the Opposition New Democrats maintain the government missed...
Big Oil vs. Beautiful Orca: Which Side Are You On?

Big Oil vs. Beautiful Orca: Which Side Are You On?

03.19.2014
Everyone in the Vancouver area was thrilled to see or hear about the pods of dolphins and orcas showing up in English Bay and False Creek...
Managers Behind Controversial Addiction Programs Quit

Managers Behind Controversial Addiction Programs Quit

The Canadian Press  03.19.2014
VANCOUVER - The board and senior managers of Vancouver's groundbreaking safe injection site have resigned amid concerns over spending by...
New B.C. NDP House Leader

New B.C. NDP House Leader

The Canadian Press  03.18.2014
VICTORIA - B.C. New Democrat Bruce Ralston has been named the Opposition house leader while John Horgan runs for the party leadership.Ralston,...
B.C. Govn't Issued Illegal Water Permits For Fracking: Lawsuit

B.C. Govn't Issued Illegal Water Permits For Fracking: Lawsuit

James Keller, The Canadian Press  03.17.2014
VANCOUVER - A pair of environmental groups allege the British Columbia government is skirting its own laws by allowing energy firms to...
B.C. NDP Leadership Now A Real RACE

B.C. NDP Leadership Now A Real RACE

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  03.17.2014
LANGFORD, B.C. - Vancouver Island New Democrat John Horgan has officially entered the race to replace Adrian Dix as the leader of British...
Province Rescinds Controversial Appointment

Province Rescinds Controversial Appointment

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  03.12.2014
VICTORIA - B.C. Premier Christy Clark says she's taken action to ensure there are no political aftershocks connected to the appointment...
You're Losing Your Shirt On These Publicly Funded Projects

You're Losing Your Shirt On These Publicly Funded Projects

03.12.2014
Too often, these Economic Action Plan projects seemed like giant lottery tickets, bought with our money, and failing to pay off. Government...
B.C. Government Math: When 1 Million May Actually Mean 210,000

B.C. Government Math: When 1 Million May Actually Mean 210,000

03.12.2014
The B.C. ministry responsible for jobs says the province has been clear on its job numbers. Yeah, clear as mud.
B.C. Signs On To Canada Job Grant

B.C. Signs On To Canada Job Grant

The Canadian Press  03.11.2014
OTTAWA - British Columbia is the latest province to sign a framework agreement with the federal government on the Canada Job Grant.Shirley...
I'll Tell You Why B.C. Teachers Are Willing To Strike

I'll Tell You Why B.C. Teachers Are Willing To Strike

03.10.2014
The climate of confrontation and conflict imposes a dreadful toll on teachers. Some say why don't we just give in? Why not simply teach...