Former chief administrator Penny Ballem, 65, will receive $556,000 as a parting gift for the hastily arranged exit. News that undoubtedly warmed the cockles of the hearts of residents across Vancouver when they learned of it.
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"“You think they want an audit? And can you imagine if they audited retired MPs?"
Politicians aren't boy scouts. The honour code isn't going to work. One agency needs to step up and enforce the law.
OTTAWA - Thwarted in his efforts to force the House of Commons to debate the issue of assisted suicide, Manitoba Conservative MP Stephen Fletcher has gone down the hall for some help.Two senators — on...
A British Columbia senator is calling on two female NDP MPs to step forward and share details of their misconduct allegations against two suspended male Liberal MPs. Larry Campbell, a former Vancouver...
You could hear a penny drop Wednesday night at the Renfrew Community Centre. There sat Dana Larsen, leader of the Sensible BC petition to decriminalize marijuana, left high and dry in a meeting room w...
OTTAWA - Two Conservative senators accused of conspiring to cover up the repayment of embattled colleague Mike Duffy's expenses say the story is not true.David Tkachuk and Carolyn Stewart Olsen, who b...
These days Vancouver city hall is twisting itself into pretzels trying to figure out why citizens have stopped engaging with the political process. In my view, Philip Owen was the last mayor to really make a personal effort to get to know the city he led. He wasn't in a bubble created by political aides -- his staff was tiny in comparison to those in office today. Often regarded as a "mayor's mayor," he made himself available to citizens, media, and through a primetime cable TV call-in show.
Rob Ford may not be in Vancouver for the annual Federation of Canadian Municipalities conference taking place this weekend, but his name is on everybody's lips, CTV reported. “It’s a topic of conversa...