New Law Officially Opens B.C. Parks To Pipelines, Drilling

New Law Officially Opens B.C. Parks To Pipelines, Drilling

03.27.2014
"The government has sent a clear signal that it is open to having pipelines cut through our globally renowned protected areas," said Al...
Striking Truckers Reach Deal

Striking Truckers Reach Deal

The Associated Press  03.26.2014
VANCOUVER - Striking truckers at Canada's largest port have a reached a deal to end a prolonged strike that officials said threatened the...
Company Wants Court To Quash Gold Copper Mine Rejection

Company Wants Court To Quash Gold Copper Mine Rejection

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  03.26.2014
VANCOUVER - The British Columbia company behind a proposed $1.5-billion gold and copper mine twice rejected by the federal government is...
B.C. Speaker Pays Back $5K For Husband's Flight

B.C. Speaker Pays Back $5K For Husband's Flight

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  03.25.2014
VICTORIA - The Speaker of British Columbia's legislature offered an apology to taxpayers Tuesday while at the same time repaying the...
Is B.C. Properly Prepared For A Big Earthquake?

Is B.C. Properly Prepared For A Big Earthquake?

The Canadian Press  03.25.2014
VICTORIA - British Columbia's auditor general has for the second time in 17 years criticized the provincial government for not being prepared...
Kwan's Unpaid Leave Still Being Worked Out: Dix

Kwan's Unpaid Leave Still Being Worked Out: Dix

The Canadian Press  03.24.2014
VICTORIA - British Columbia's NDP Opposition leader says his party is still figuring out the terms of caucus member Jenny Kwan's unpaid...
Portland Hotel Society Needs Clearer Eyes, Sharper Minds

Portland Hotel Society Needs Clearer Eyes, Sharper Minds

03.22.2014
I'm hoping that whoever takes over for the executive director -- and for his other cronies who believe in their own sense of righteous...
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,...