Terry Lake

Balancing The B.C. Budget

Petty. One word that springs to mind after last week's B.C. budget. At best, it's a lip service budget. Tweak here, tweak there, but devoid of any real purpose. To be sure, some were tossed a chi...
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B.C. Wants Routine HIV Tests For Adults

VICTORIA - Once labelled absurd, the idea of mass testing of adults for HIV and AIDS is now part of the routine in British Columbia, proving the province is showing the world how to control and defeat...
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B.C. Town Has No Doctor

LOGAN LAKE, B.C. - When Dr. Uzair Sheik turns out the lights at his rural British Columbia family practice at the end of this week, the town will be without a family doctor.For five years, Sheik was t...
CP

Lake Requests Fraser Health Review

VICTORIA - British Columbia's fastest-growing health authority has failed to manage its budget three years in a row, prompting the health minister to take "strong action" by ordering a review of its o...
CP

Health Care Agreement Draws On Tradition

VANCOUVER - First Nations leaders celebrated a landmark health-care accord with the provincial and federal governments at a ceremony today in Vancouver.Chief Doug Kelly, the chairman of British Columb...
B.C. Gov

No Candidates Live In This Riding

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - It's totally within provincial election rules, but it's still a rare situation in the riding of Kamloops-North Thompson because none of the four candidates actually live in the riding...
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B.C. Extends Clean Energy Incentive

VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government has extended its clean energy vehicle incentive program for another year.Environment Minister Terry Lake made the announcement Tuesday morning at the openin...
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B.C. Steps Up To Protect Caribou

VICTORIA - The B.C. government is promising to protect 90 per cent of the winter habitat for the northern Caribou, which are considered threatened under the federal Species at Risk legislation.Environ...
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B.C. Wants More

British Columbia's demands for a greater share of revenue and better spill response from Enbridge Inc. (TSX: ENB) should the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline go ahead also applies to another pipelin...
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B.C. Demands Its 'Fair Share'

The B.C. government wants to renegotiate a "fair share" of the benefits from Enbridge's Northern Gateway Project as one of five new requirements all new pipeline projects will be required to meet for...