DOUG GRIFFITHS

CP

Flooded Residents LOSE It On Province

Emotions ran high and tempers flared as flood-weary High River residents, frustrated by what they've been through and fearful of floods to come, faced off against province officials Wednesday night. P...
Castanet

Civility in Local Council Fiefdoms? Yeah Right.

Small-town B.C. may be facing a plague of what disgraced former U.S. vice president Spiro Agnew called the "nattering nabobs of negativity" -- or at least that's what a number of B.C. mayors and their supporters would have you believe. One B.C. mayor went so far as to criticize citizens for contacting the media and provinvial watchdog groups (including IntegrityBC), claiming that no one in his administration would ever stoop to such a dastardly deed.