BC Court of Appeal
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.
If winning cases before the Supreme Court of Canada could be likened to the National Hockey League, the B.C. government would be the Toronto Maple Leafs of litigants. Perhaps the government is getting bad legal advice? Perhaps it's not listening to good legal advice?
The bigger issue isn't what candidates and parties can spend before the campaign, it's what they can spend during it. B.C.'s limits are so high they're pretty well meaningless.
The B.C. Court of Appeal has once again struck down an attempt by the provincial government to limit pre-election advertising
Hal Neumann had a great life until Canada Revenue Agency investigators showed up at his home one morning with two police officers and a search warrant. He was awarded damages of $1.3 million in an extaordinary verdict that was later overturned. Why?