Ministerial Accountability In B.C. Slip Slidin' Away

Ministerial Accountability In B.C. Slip Slidin' Away

10. 1.2014
Batten down the hatches, because this fall it's not just the threat of extreme weather British Columbians need to worry about; MLAs are...
Former B.C. Premier's Alzheimer's Prompts $9.1 Million Donation

Former B.C. Premier's Alzheimer's Prompts $9.1 Million Donation

09.30.2014
A Canadian diamond miner is donating $9.1 million for Alzheimer's research because his longtime friend — and former B.C. premier —...
Teach Trades To Children If You Really Want Skilled Labour

Teach Trades To Children If You Really Want Skilled Labour

09.29.2014
The massive disconnect here is clear. The B.C. government talks up trades and minimally delivers post-secondary trades education, but does...
Court Allows B.C. First Nation To Challenge Northern Gateway

Court Allows B.C. First Nation To Challenge Northern Gateway

The Canadian Press  09.26.2014
VANCOUVER - A First Nation from British Columbia's North Coast says the Federal Court of Appeal has agreed to hear its legal challenge...
Crack In Mount Polley Mine Dam Noted In 2010: Report

Crack In Mount Polley Mine Dam Noted In 2010: Report

09.26.2014
A four-year-old report on Mount Polley's tailings pond, which collapsed this summer, notes that inspectors found a tension crack...
Citizens Should Demand That B.C. 'Completely Rethink' Its LNG Strategy: Expert

Citizens Should Demand That B.C. 'Completely Rethink' Its LNG Strategy: Expert

09.26.2014
Given all the impacts and uncertainties, he added, "Maybe one of the best things you can do in British Columbia is kee this resource in...
Canadians May Finally Get To Taste B.C.'s Premium Wines

Canadians May Finally Get To Taste B.C.'s Premium Wines

09.26.2014
It has been over two decades since B.C.'s wineries first received international gold medals for producing premium wines, yet most Canadian...
B.C. School Districts Ordered To Return All Strike Savings

B.C. School Districts Ordered To Return All Strike Savings

09.26.2014
The B.C. government is instructing school districts to return any money they may have saved during the public school teachers' strike...
B.C. LNG Must Build 'Communities, Not Camps': Horgan

B.C. LNG Must Build 'Communities, Not Camps': Horgan

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  09.25.2014
VICTORIA - The promised massive benefits of British Columbia's liquefied natural gas industry must flow to residents and not to big energy...
Why Don't Young People In B.C. Vote?

Why Don't Young People In B.C. Vote?

09.25.2014
Contrary to where you might think I'm going with all this, young people aren't completely in silence. Younger people are more frequent...
Some Limits Set On B.C. First Nation Land Rights Ruling

Some Limits Set On B.C. First Nation Land Rights Ruling

The Canadian Press  09.25.2014
VANCOUVER - First Nations have claimed a Supreme Court of Canada decision in the Tsilhqot'in land rights case gives them substantial powers,...
B.C. Public Schools Need More Funding, Not Fundraising

B.C. Public Schools Need More Funding, Not Fundraising

09.24.2014
I find that the inadequacies of public education funding have ignited a fire in me. Is anyone else feeling like we should stop fundraising...
First Nations' Ultimatum: Pick Between Dam And LNG

First Nations' Ultimatum: Pick Between Dam And LNG

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  09.24.2014
VANCOUVER - With a decision imminent on the Site C hydroelectric project in northeastern British Columbia, area First Nations have delivered...
B.C. Deeper In Debt Despite Claims Of Balanced Budget

B.C. Deeper In Debt Despite Claims Of Balanced Budget

09.23.2014
"B.C. is currently on target to balance the 2014/15 budget," declared B.C. Finance Minister Mike de Jong while unveiling the government's...