Using the B.C. government's proposed real-time disclosure of political donations bill as a prop, Clark announced that if re-elected her government will move to establish an independent panel to review B.C.'s Elections Act and come up with recommendations for the legislature's consideration.
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Splat. It would seem British Columbia's 41st general election is well underway. News that someone may have hacked the B.C. Liberal party's website caused quite the uproar. Charges, counter-charges, flurries of tweets, threats of lawsuits, privacy investigations, possible police investigations, it had it all.
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Christy Clark's comments are an example of how the premier deflects everything: Vicki Huntington.
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It's official. After hitting send to more than 2,680 news releases this year, the B.C. government's Communications and Public Engagement Office is now scraping the bottom of the barrel for an excuse -- any excuse -- to trumpet the government's prowess.
The House of Commons in the United Kingdom banned hissing and applause 323 years ago.
VICTORIA - A resident of British Columbia's Sunshine Coast has delivered a petition signed by more than 21,000 people, demanding more government control of BC Ferries.Laural Eacott of Powell River sai...
VANCOUVER - Vicki Huntington made elections history Tuesday when she edged out high-profile Liberal candidate Bruce McDonald to become the first Independent candidate to win re-election.Huntington won...
Over the past three decades, the percentage of British Columbians who actually vote has steadily fallen, from more than 70 per cent to a little over half last time out, when nearly one out of every two voters seemingly slept the day away and never bothered to cast a ballot. In fact, B.C. has the dubious distinction of having some of the lowest voter turnouts in the country, which says a lot when you consider that some of those other provinces don't have much to boast about either.
Three of B.C.'s four independent MLAs are proposing a number of changes they say could make the legislature more open and accountable. Vicki Huntington, Bob Simpson and John van Dongen say they will...