Bill Bennett

B.C. Liberals Have No Time To Debate 'Serious Issues'

Dermod Travis | Posted 04.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

"Today's BC Liberals" may have taken a little inspiration during last year's election campaign from former Canadian prime minister Kim Campbell when she bluntly stated in 1993 that "an election is no time to discuss serious issues." It's why British Columbians could be forgiven for thinking that they missed something during the campaign after seeing some of the legislation introduced during the current legislative session.

B.C. Government Support for New Prosperity Mine Sends Confusing Message To First Nations

Adam Olsen | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Adam Olsen

Despite the fact that the Tsilhqot'in and Secwepemc are opposed to the New Prosperity mine, the B.C. Liberal government continues to support the project. This is both profoundly troubling and inconsistent with their commitments to First Nations.

Win For Sacred Headwaters

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A remote area of northwest British Columbia considered sacred by aboriginals and resource rich by mining companies has received a reprieve ...

B.C. Business Leaders Support Controversial Mine

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Some of B.C.'s biggest business leaders are urging the federal government to approve a controversial gold and copper mine, despite environ...

Minister Admonished For Land Application

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Before presenting his cabinet colleagues with a proposal to overhaul British Columbia's agricultural land reserve, Agriculture Minister Pa...

Land Reserve Independence In Jeopardy?

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A leaked cabinet document that proposes significant changes to British Columbia's Agricultural Land Reserve — millions of hectares of ch...

River Treaty On The Rocks?

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Governments on both sides of the Canada-United States border are preparing for what could become a decade of negotiations to rework the 50-...

Audit Gives BC Hydro Failing Grade

CBC | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

An internal audit commissioned by BC Hydro has concluded the power company is not properly prepared for a major natural disaster such as an earthquake...

Minister Quiet On Hydro Rate Increases

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - BC Hydro power rates have no place to go but up because billions of dollars are being pumped into capital projects around the province to u...

B.C. Minister Thinks NDP Is The S*%t

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Liberal minister Bill Bennett's Internet use is raising eyebrows again. This time, he took to Twitter to call the Opposition NDP "turds." Benn...

Santa's Top 5 Naughty B.C. Liberals

Laila Yuile | Posted 02.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Laila Yuile

Children everywhere are writing to Santa, hoping that they haven't made the naughty list. Turns out that it's not only children who should be worried this year. I received a tip recently from a source in the North Pole and Santa is more than a little upset with the B.C. Liberals. I was happy to help him assemble the top 5 naughty list in B.C. politics.

Wanted: Cash For B.C. Municipalities

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.22.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Hundreds of municipal politicians preparing to convince the British Columbia Liberal government to help pay for local sewer upgrades, the p...

BC Liberals Slam New Democrat MLA Over Cuba Vacation

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A Cuban vacation for an Opposition British Columbia New Democrat has drummed up old-school, red-scare communist rhetoric from the Liberal g...

B.C. Liberal Rebel Seeks Re-Election

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 08.22.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A rebel member of the B.C. Liberal caucus is among three who will seek re-election in 2013. Bill Bennett, the MLA for Kootenay East, has announced ...