Tom Fletcher

Attorney General Shirley Bond

New injunction sought for Occupy Vancouver

The B.C. government is seeking another injunction after Occupy Vancouver moves one block to courthouse.

Attorney General Shirley Bond
Waste Management's Scott Sadler with one of the company's 20 natural gas-powered trucks.

Natural gas vehicles catching on

With gasoline and diesel prices soaring, truck fleet operators in B.C. are discovering the benefits of converting to natural gas.

Waste Management's Scott Sadler with one of the company's 20 natural gas-powered trucks.
Vancouver-Fraserview MLA Kash Heed announces his resignation as public safety minister after an investigation began into his 2009 campaign spending last year.

Case closed on Heed’s tainted election

Elections BC has dismissed complaints from an opposition MLA and the candidate Heed defeated in the 2009 B.C. election.

Vancouver-Fraserview MLA Kash Heed announces his resignation as public safety minister after an investigation began into his 2009 campaign spending last year.
B.C. Federation of Labour vice-president Irene Lanzinger and president Jim Sinclair speak to reporters at the legislature Wednesday.

Minimum wage still too low: B.C. Fed

B.C. Federation of Labour wants another dollar added to bring the wage to $11.25 next fall.

B.C. Federation of Labour vice-president Irene Lanzinger and president Jim Sinclair speak to reporters at the legislature Wednesday.
Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond

B.C. child advocate reappointed

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond has been reappointed for a second term as B.C.'s Representative for Children and Youth.

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond
Retired hockey star Scott Niedermayer joins Ktunaxa Nation chair Kathryn Teneese and NDP leader Adrian Dix at a news conference to urge rejection of the Jumbo Glacier Resort.

Former NHLer Niedermayer backs anti-Jumbo resort group

Retired hockey star Scott Niedermayer joins a local aboriginal group to press for rejection of Jumbo Glacier Resort.

Retired hockey star Scott Niedermayer joins Ktunaxa Nation chair Kathryn Teneese and NDP leader Adrian Dix at a news conference to urge rejection of the Jumbo Glacier Resort.
UBCM president Heath Slee introduces Premier Christy Clark and Community Minister Ida Chong at the annual municipal convention in Vancouver

Local government neglected again

Local government is ignored by most independent people, and run by insiders for their own interests.

UBCM president Heath Slee introduces Premier Christy Clark and Community Minister Ida Chong at the annual municipal convention in Vancouver
Tracy Porteous

Family law updated for modern times

The B.C. government has introduced changes to family law, to reflect modern trends from test-tube babies to common-law relationships.

Tracy Porteous
Attorney General Shirley Bond

Recover costs from guilty staff, B.C. told

The B.C. government should try to recover legal fees paid on behalf of employees found guilty of crimes, a review recommends.

Attorney General Shirley Bond
Premier Christy Clark meets with mining executives in Beijing Wednesday.

Chinese firms bet big on B.C. coal

Chinese companies have announced investments totaling $1.36 billion to develop two new coal mines in northeast B.C.

Premier Christy Clark meets with mining executives in Beijing Wednesday.
Occupy Victoria camp: signs warning against 'chemtrails' and smart meters are a sideshow. The consistent message is a demand to dismantle capitalism and nationalize banks.

‘Occupy’ is just another squat

Let's be clear about B.C. squats. They are explicitly anti-capitalist, rooted in Marxism and illegal.

Occupy Victoria camp: signs warning against 'chemtrails' and smart meters are a sideshow. The consistent message is a demand to dismantle capitalism and nationalize banks.
Jobs

Bell apologizes for ‘gay tourism’ error

Jobs Minister Pat Bell has asked his staff to investigate how a ministry brochure erroneously warned against promoting gay tourism in China.

Jobs
Premier Christy Clark meets performers during her trade mission to China this week.

B.C. joins lineup at China’s door

Premier Christy Clark and senior B.C. cabinet ministers are seeing plenty of competition as they visit China this week.

Premier Christy Clark meets performers during her trade mission to China this week.
B.C. Conservative leader John Cummins speaks to supporters in Fort St. John.

NDP leads in new B.C. opinion poll

The B.C. Liberals have lost support to the B.C. Conservatives, according to an Angus Reid survey.

B.C. Conservative leader John Cummins speaks to supporters in Fort St. John.
Transportation Minister Blair Lekstrom

Province orders review of BC Transit

The B.C. government is preparing an outside review the operation of BC Transit, after local elections.

Transportation Minister Blair Lekstrom
Dave Cunningham of Telus and Bill Storie

Metal thieves attack wired world

With copper trading at more than $3 a pound, thefts of phone wire have become a daily occurrence in B.C.

Dave Cunningham of Telus and Bill Storie
The 80-year-old Ruskin dam and powerhouse is getting an upgrade expected to cost up to $850 million. B.C.'s auditor general has criticized BC Hydro for deferring debt for projects such as the Fraser Valley dam

Hydro debt grows, B.C. deficit shrinks

Energy Minister Rich Coleman is examining BC Hydro's rapidly growing deferred expenses.

The 80-year-old Ruskin dam and powerhouse is getting an upgrade expected to cost up to $850 million. B.C.'s auditor general has criticized BC Hydro for deferring debt for projects such as the Fraser Valley dam
Bill Vander Zalm and his NDP sidekick Bill Tieleman work together on the anti-HST campaign. Now Vander Zalm and the NDP are cooperating on a factually challenged campaign against wireless hydro meters.

Zalm joins Hydro conspiracy club

Bill Vander Zalm has expanded on his loopy conspiracy theory about EU world domination. Now it includes smart meters.

Bill Vander Zalm and his NDP sidekick Bill Tieleman work together on the anti-HST campaign. Now Vander Zalm and the NDP are cooperating on a factually challenged campaign against wireless hydro meters.
Federal NDP president Brian Topp (third from right) is flanked by MLAs supporting his bid for the leadership of the national party Thursday.

NDP walks fine line on B.C. seats

Federal NDP leadership candidate Brian Topp walked into controversy over the allocation of seven new MP seats for B.C. Thursday.

Federal NDP president Brian Topp (third from right) is flanked by MLAs supporting his bid for the leadership of the national party Thursday.
Preston Manning and Premier Christy Clark speak to reporters after a B.C. Liberal caucus meeting at the legislature Wednesday.

Stick with B.C. Liberals, Manning says

Reform Party founder Preston Manning says his former colleague John Cummins is going the wrong way.

Preston Manning and Premier Christy Clark speak to reporters after a B.C. Liberal caucus meeting at the legislature Wednesday.
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