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B.C. Minister's University Scandal Emails To Be Reviewed

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's finance minister ordered a review Monday of newly revealed emails connected to the province's advanced education ministe...

Mount Polley Clean-Up Will Take Years: Gov't

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. - Four months after a torrent of mine water and waste gushed into two south-central British Columbia lakes, the province says the ...

Clark Calls B.C. NDP Irrelevant

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark has attacked the Opposition New Democrats as irrelevant and without principles during a question period where she off...

Coming Soon: Cold Beer From B.C. Gov't Stores On Sundays

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Liquor laws are set to loosen up on April 1 in British Columbia, but the province's attorney general says residents shouldn't expect huge p...

BC Ferries Cuts Threatening Local Businesses: Study

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's mid-Coast region has been hit hard by government ferry service cuts that threaten to turn the community of Bella Coola i...

Guest Limit Means B.C. Seniors May Eat Xmas Dinner Alone: Horgan

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A Scrooge-like policy at some Vancouver Island seniors' care homes could mean elderly residents won't have Christmas dinner with their fami...

Some B.C. Legislature Guards To Get Guns, Training

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Guards at British Columbia's legislature will soon be packing pistols and wearing bullet-proof vests while members of the public will have ...

B.C. Government And Pharma, Too Cozy For Comfort

Dermod Travis | Posted 11.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Make no mistake: drugs are big business, even the behind-the-counter kind.

Proposed B.C. Ski Resort In Avalanche Zone: B.C. NDP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

INVERMERE, B.C. - The B.C. New Democrats and governing Liberals can't agree on whether the day lodge for the New Jumbo Glacier Resort is being built i...

Russian Cargo Ship A Wake-Up Call For B.C. Coast

Caitlyn Vernon | Posted 11.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Caitlyn Vernon

"On my mind as the saga unfolded were the fisheries the Haida depend on for jobs and food, as well as the whales and migratory birds that would be impacted by a spill."

The Best Way For B.C. To Honour Canada's Soldiers Is To Vote

Lizanne Foster | Posted 11.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Lizanne Foster

I hope that our respect goes beyond pinning the poppy on our lapels. I hope our respect extends to standing in line at a polling booth.

Clark Denies Offering LNG Jobs To Temporary Foreign Workers

CBC | Posted 10.30.2014 | 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 foc...

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

CBC | Posted 10.30.2014 | 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 s...

LNG Not The Climate Change Solution B.C. Promises: Report

CP | Terri Theodore, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A report from the Pembina Institute pokes holes in the British Columbia government's claim that exporting liquefied natural gas is the gre...

B.C. Mayor Caught In Theft Scandal

Castanet | Wayne Moore | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Osoyoos Mayor, Stu Wells, who abruptly dropped his re-election campaign at the last minute, has found himself in the middle of a theft scandal. Wel...

B.C. Gov't Clears 90 Tonnes Of Illegally Dumped Waste

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

CRANBROOK, B.C. - The B.C. government has taken on the role of the junk man and cleaned up 90 tonnes of illegally dumped waste metal on Crown land nor...

Elections BC Sides With Kinder Morgan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Elections BC says energy giant Kinder Morgan does not need to register as a third-party advertiser in the province's civic election campai...

It's Time To Take The First Real Step Towards A Debt-Free B.C.

Jordan Bateman | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

You may not realize it, but you're drowning in debt. In fact, we all are.

West Vancouver Spends Twice As Much As Surrey: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A new report comparing per capita spending among 17 Metro Vancouver municipalities says there are significant discrepancies across the reg...

Proposed B.C. LNG Income Tax Rate Cut In Half

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The British Columbia government climbed down from its proposed goal of a seven per cent income tax on liquefied natural gas, earning praise...

B.C. LNG Emissions Law Greenest In World: Environment Minister

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - New legislation introduced in British Columbia requires liquefied natural gas plants to meet emission standards or face penalties and makes...

B.C. Can't Get Away With Voiding Contract Clauses: BCTF Lawyer

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A litany of consequences arise if the British Columbia government is allowed to get away with rubbing out hundreds of clauses from the tea...

Proposed Massive B.C. Dam Granted Environmental Assessment Approval

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The proposed $7.9-billion Site C hydroelectric dam on the Peace River cleared major environmental hurdles Tuesday as the federal and Britis...

15,000 People Hit By B.C. Gov't Data Breach

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The B.C. government is trying to notify about 15,000 people who had their personal information hacked because they applied for seasonal job...

Kinder Morgan Should Register With Elections BC As Advertiser: MP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

BURNABY, B.C. - A Vancouver-area member of Parliament believes energy giant Kinder Morgan should register with Elections BC as a third-party advertise...