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During 10 days of public meetings, special interest groups demanded $18.6 billion from the provincial government. It's 40 per cent of the province's annual budget. It's more than B.C. spends on health care. It's a ridiculous amount of money.
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An investigation uncovered negligent searches for records, failure to keep adequate email records, a failure to document searches and the willful destruction of records in response to FOI requests.
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The saddest part to me is how much of the public buy into the "lazy, greedy" teacher persona that our government portrays in an effort to justify its constant underfunding of our public schools.
Premier Christy Clark pushes for action on climate change and softwood lumber, while mayors put their hands out for much-needed infrastructure money.
Three initiatives have gathered over 26,000 signatures.
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Surrey needs to start being treated by Victoria and Ottawa as the big city and urban centre in the province!
These B.C. ridings could make a significant difference in defeating Harper's Conservatives on election day.
Carly Fraser's body has never been found.
"So we had almost 1,200 women murdered because they didn't have a job?" asked his NDP opponent incredulously.
By the time the news blackout was lifted on election night in previous years, the decision had been made and our ballots hadn't even been counted yet. It's my least favourite part of living in B.C. Though the tables might turn this election, I still can't overlook the opportunity to make a final plea to Canada from me, here in B.C.
Premier Christy Clark said they province is holding a review instead, which is much faster than an inquiry.
But any action to remove John Collins would be "outrageous," according to Green party Leader Elizabeth May.
Premier Christy Clark's awkward and derisive response to Pam Anderson and Miley Cyrus for having called out the unscientific, unethical and unwarranted B.C. wolf cull was inappropriately personal toward the two celebrities, while being factually incorrect about the cull.
Eight aboriginal bands, as well as four environmental groups and one labour union, filed the challenges to overturn the federal government's approval.