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Set The Record Straight On B.C. Health Ministry Firings

Dermod Travis | Posted 04.20.2017 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

It's the missed opportunities over the 2012 health ministry firings that will forever haunt the B.C. government. Instead of seizing opportunities to set the record straight, Ombudsperson Jay Chalke's report pointed to a pattern of falsehood piled upon falsehood.

Postmedia Lays Off Journalists Amid Newsroom Consolidation

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 01.19.2016 | Canada Business

Ninety journalists at daily newspapers across the country are expected to lose their jobs.

City Hall Bullies Need A Time Out

Dermod Travis | Posted 11.20.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

There's something about local government that brings out the worst in some people. Staff get spat on. Mayors and councillors are often the victims of what can only be described as cyberbullying. In some towns, process servers would be well-advised to offer volume discounts to local governments.

Stop Telling Me to Move to the Suburbs

Katie Hyslop | Posted 06.01.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Katie Hyslop

Seems like every generation since the Second World War has had a reason to flock to the suburbs. For our parents, it was a yard for us kids to play in and a respite from the supposedly crime-ridden cities. For my generation? Housing prices, thanks to a skyrocketing real estate market and boomers that never seem to tire of telling us we have no choice but to go east, young wo/man.

B.C. Open Government Went From 'Key Priority' To 'What's That?'

Dermod Travis | Posted 04.07.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

It would seem -- somewhere along the way -- the government decided doing something to British Columbians was easier than working for them.

It's Time To Appoint Special Prosecutor On B.C. Health Care Firings

Dermod Travis | Posted 12.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Call it what you want bad damage control or poor deflection, but one thing is certain: the Ministry of Health's attempts to put those 2012 firings behind them aren't working out so well.

5 Reasons B.C. Should Say No To The Site C Dam

DeSmog Canada | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

Does Site C make sense for the people of B.C.? There are five key reasons why it's not.

Newspapers Describe Hockey Player As 'Dark Guy In The Middle'

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The Vancouver Sun newspaper is apologizing for publishing a photo caption that described Vancouver Canucks prospect Jordan Subban as the "dark guy in ...

Metro Vancouver: It's. So. Warm.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Our friends in Toronto may be experiencing their second winter, but over here in Metro Vancouver we are being delighted with sunshine, blue skies, and...

The B.C. Battle For Enbridge Northern Gateway Polls

DeSmog Canada | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

I'm sure The Vancouver Sun's spotty coverage of the polling debate has much more to do with a lack of resources and the rush to get stories online than it has to do with the millions of dollars Enbridge and the oil industry spends with Postmedia -- but the optics aren't good.

Outsourcing Prompts Union Outrage

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Following the September news that it was selling its Kennedy Heights printing facility in Surrey, Postmedia announced today that it will outsource the...

Postmedia Suffers Brutal Quarter

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Postmedia Network Canada Corp. says it lost $112.2 million in its latest quarter on a $93.9-million impairment charge and a drop in revenue....


The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia

British Columbia weather observed a scorched-earth policy over the Canada Day long weekend, with one hotspot becoming the warmest in Canada. Enviro...

Vancouver Papers Face Dramatic Cuts

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

In what is being described as one of the bluntest newsroom memos ever seen, an internal document to Vancouver Sun and Province staff announced impendi...

Vancouver Sun Run Registrants Grow

CP | Monte Stewart, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The feeling is much different than the one Angela White usually gets before competing in a big race for the first time.But White's outlook...

Vancouver Sun Publisher Quits

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Kevin Bent, the publisher of Vancouver's biggest newspapers, has left to pursue "other opportunities." The Vancouver Sun and The Province publisher...