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B.C. To See 1st Minority Government In 65 Years

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2017 | Canada British Columbia

It was a tight race.

Amnesty International Calls For Halt To Massive B.C. Hydro Project

CP | Dirk Meissner | Posted 08.09.2016 | Canada British Columbia

It called on the federal and provincial governments to immediately suspend or rescind all construction approvals and permits related to the project

B.C. Premier Says She Kept Quiet About Sexual Violence For 35 Years

The Huffington Post Canada | Andree Lau | Posted 06.09.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"I remember the time a stranger pulled me off the sidewalk into the bushes. There was no doubt in my mind that he wanted to hurt me."

'Mindless' Clark Slammed For LNG Comments

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2017 | Canada British Columbia

The premier was fielding questions about opposition to TPP, tax breaks for the mining industry, and environmental concerns over LNG projects.

Anti-Terror Bill Could 'Impinge' Rights, Says B.C. Premier

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.08.2015 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Premier Christy Clark is raising concerns that the federal government's anti-terrorism bill could "impinge" on the rights of Canadians.The premie...

Clark Promises More Funding For Mine Safety

CP | Geordon Omand, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.28.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Clark said that her government would hike the budget this year for B.C.'s Ministry of Mines and Energy by nearly $10 million

Christy Clark: 'We Have Everything That Asia Needs'

CP | Clare Clancy, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.06.2015 | Canada Business

REGINA - The premiers of Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia are asking Ottawa for more than $1 billion to support port and transportation infr...

Clark Denies Offering LNG Jobs To Temporary Foreign Workers

CBC | Posted 12.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Premier Christy Clark is hitting back at the NDP's claims she plans to bring in temporary foreign workers to build LNG plants instead of focusing...

Clark Offered B.C.'s LNG Jobs To India Workers: NDP

CBC | Posted 12.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Premier Christy Clark is coming under fire for reportedly offering jobs building B.C.'s LNG industry to workers in India. According to a story ...

B.C. Premier Chides Feds Over TFW Overhaul

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia Premier Christy Clark has accused federal politicians of "tragically misdirected" policies over the issue of temporary fo...

Clark Guns For Oil Votes, Dix Eyes Island

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The leaders of British Columbia's two main political parties stayed in their comfort zones Thursday, with Liberal Christy Clark touring oi...

Media Bites: 'Ethnicgate' Won't Be the End of Christy Clark

J.J. McCullough | Posted 05.04.2013 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg If B.C. Premier Christy Clark is forced into an early resignation in the next couple of days it won't have much to do with "ethnicgate" -- the press' clumsy name for her party's recently-leaked scheme to use "government initiatives and projects" to rally the immigrant vote. Clark's caucus never liked her.

Christy Clark's Hard Election Sell

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's premier insists voters don't want their politicians to make expensive promises during the election campaign this spring...

'Better A MILF Than A Cougar'

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.31.2012 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Premier Christy Clark embroiled herself in a year-end controversy over her response to a radio host's surprise question asking her what it's like...

Watch Out, Christy Clark There's an Orange Wave Coming

Daniel D. Veniez | Posted 11.21.2012 | Canada Politics
Daniel D. Veniez

It's difficult to find someone in Vancouver's business community who relishes the prospect of an NDP government. Yet that's precisely what they are bracing for when B.C. goes to the polls next May. Confidence in Christy Clark has all but evaporated. Members of the business establishment are increasingly resigned to the NDP forming the next government. So it was against this backdrop that Adrian Dix, Leader of British Columbia's NDP, had his coming out party.

Christy Clark Damage Control

CBC | Posted 11.19.2012 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Premier Christy Clark is in damage-control mode after quotes surfaced in Victoria newspapers in which she refers to the provincial capital as hav...

So Maybe She Smoked Pot In High School

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Politics

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark has all but admitted she smoked pot in her high school days, but says that doesn't mean she's about to lobby the fede...

Big Contract Cancelled For BC Premier Insider

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - The head of the Vancouver Island Health Authority says hiring the husband of a key adviser to Premier Christy Clark without advertising th...

And The Order Of B.C. Goes To...

CBC | Posted 11.02.2011 | Canada

Former premier Gordon Campbell is among 14 people soon to be awarded the honour of the Order of British Columbia. The office of B.C. Lieut...

Open Government: Will B.C. Take the Lead in Transparency?

Donald Lenihan | Posted 08.27.2011 | Canada
Donald Lenihan

The premier of British Columbia's plan to achieve transparency by holding town halls around the province is a little underwhelming. Town halls have been with us since the American Revolution -- maybe since the Middle Ages -- and where has it got us?

Gordon Campbell, former B.C. Premier, to be new London envoy: sources

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.23.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA -- The Canadian Press has learned that the Harper government plans to appoint former British Columbia premier Gordon Camp...