George Abbott

What B.C.'s Proposed Woodfibre LNG Plant Means

Dermod Travis | Posted 11.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

The next election is in 2017. You suspect that voters might want to see a little something for all the hype before then, so what to do? Well, take one of the proposed projects and slam the pedal to the metal. And by all accounts, that project is the proposed Woodfibre LNG plant in Squamish.

The Alberta Billionaire, A B.C. Mine And Clark's Liberals

Dermod Travis | Posted 10.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Nearly half of Imperial Metal's donations were made after Christy Clark was sworn in as premier, while $45,720 of Mount Polley's donations came via six separate cheques issued in one week alone in March 2013. Guess bank charges weren't an issue for the company.

New Job For Ex-B.C. Cabinet Minister

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Former B.C. cabinet minister George Abbott is getting back to his roots.Abbott left the front benches in late August after announcing...

B.C. Liberals Heading For Iceberg: Poll

The Huffington Post | Éric Grenier | Posted 12.07.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Hot on the heels of the announcement that four sitting B.C. Liberal MLAs, including Finance Minister Kevin Falcon and Education Minister George Abbott...

You're Fired!

CBC | Posted 08.31.2012 | Canada

Cowichan Valley School Board's nine trustees have been fired by British Columbia's education minister after failing to submit a balanced budget for th...

B.C.'s Billion-Dollar Earthquake Bill

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.11.2012 | Canada Politics

VICTORIA - Recent major earthquakes around the world prompted a new assessment of education facilities in B.C. which found portions of 152 schools are...

School Days Extended.. To The Whole Year?

CBC | Posted 06.26.2012 | Canada

The B.C. government has introduced amendments to the School Act that will eliminate the standard school calendar, the government has anno...