Vicki Huntington

B.C.'s Propaganda Department Cranks Up Production

Dermod Travis | Posted 12.23.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

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.

Bid To Ban Clapping In Legislature Rejected With Rousing Applause

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.14.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The House of Commons in the United Kingdom banned hissing and applause 323 years ago.

Province Should Take Over BC Ferries: MLA

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A resident of British Columbia's Sunshine Coast has delivered a petition signed by more than 21,000 people, demanding more government contr...

B.C.'s Lone Indie MLA

CP | Tyler Harbottle, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Vicki Huntington made elections history Tuesday when she edged out high-profile Liberal candidate Bruce McDonald to become the first Indep...

Why B.C. Doesn't Bother To Vote

Dermod Travis | Posted 07.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

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.

B.C. MLAs Make Case For Fall Election

CBC | Posted 04.08.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Three of B.C.'s four independent MLAs are proposing a number of changes they say could make the legislature more open and accountable. Vic...