Paul Fraser

A Sad State Of Affairs In The B.C. Government

Dermod Travis | Posted 02.09.2017 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

The stipend affair has not been one of Clark's shining moments. It was sad that a premier who once boasted she was going to put families first didn't appreciate the optics of accepting a semi-secret, five-figure top-up that was more than most British Columbians make in a year.

It's Not A Conflict Of Interest If It Happens In B.C.

Dermod Travis | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

When conflict of interest legislation is drafted to go out of its way to ensure that it won't actually find any conflicts of interest, it shouldn't come as a surprise if it rarely does. And that pretty well sums up the legislative reach of B.C.'s declawed Members' Conflict of Interest Act.

Pimm Seeks Guidance

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

VICTORIA - British Columbia's agriculture minister is seeking guidance from the province's conflict of interest commissioner on the thorny issue of hi...

B.C. Commish In Conflict Over Premier Probe

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's conflict of interest commissioner has stepped away from conducting a possible investigation into Premier Christy Clark's...