Blair Lekstrom

B.C. Accelerates Past Point Of No Return On Megaproject Overruns

Dermod Travis | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

One would be hard-pressed to find a single government forecast for the Sea-to-Sky highway project ($195 million over its first estimate), the Port Mann or the South Fraser Perimeter Road that has been met.

Site C's Supporters, Opponents At The Ready

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Supporters of BC Hydro's Site C hydroelectric project appear to have torn a page from the environmental strategy book, signing u...

Look Who's Building A Coal Mine

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

CHETWYND, B.C. - The mining firm once embroiled in a dispute over foreign workers has hired a former political heavyweight to help it build a coal min...

B.C. Transportation Minister Out Too

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.07.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Blair Lekstrom, a B.C. MLA for almost 12 years, confirmed Tuesday he won't be running again in the next provincial election. Two of his Liberal cau...

Big Subsidy To Keep B.C. Ferries Afloat

CBC | Posted 07.09.2012 | Canada Business

The provincial government has tossed BC Ferries an $80-million life ring to hold the line on fares -- but further cuts and route changes are still pla...