Tom Fletcher

Premier Christy Clark

Populist HST ‘fix’ coming soon

VICTORIA – Premier Christy Clark’s shifting position on the harmonized sales tax…

Premier Christy Clark
Premier Christy Clark announces a $6.7 million provincial contribution to a seniors' housing project in Vancouver-Point Grey May 5.

Clark campaigned on public dime: NDP

VICTORIA – Premier Christy Clark used staff and resources of the B.C.…

Premier Christy Clark announces a $6.7 million provincial contribution to a seniors' housing project in Vancouver-Point Grey May 5.
Vancouver-Mount Pleasant MLA Jenny Kwan

Man charged for threats against MLA

Charges of mischief and uttering threats have been approved against a union…

Vancouver-Mount Pleasant MLA Jenny Kwan
Premier Christy Clark

B.C. smokers offered free patches, gum

B.C. smokers who want to quit can get 12 weeks worth of…

Premier Christy Clark
NDP leader Adrian Dix

Premier backs NDP bid to ban weed killers

VICTORIA – NDP leader Adrian Dix proposed legislation Thursday to ban the…

NDP leader Adrian Dix
BCTF president Susan Lambert introduces Education Minister George Abbott for a rare appearance at the union's convention in March.

B.C. won’t appeal class size ruling

VICTORIA – The B.C. government will work with the B.C. Teachers' Federation…

BCTF president Susan Lambert introduces Education Minister George Abbott for a rare appearance at the union's convention in March.
Former Alberta treasurer Jim Dinning chaired B.C.'s independent panel on the impact of the harmonized sales tax.

HST costs average family $350 a year

VICTORIA – The independent panel reviewing the impact of B.C.'s harmonized sales…

Former Alberta treasurer Jim Dinning chaired B.C.'s independent panel on the impact of the harmonized sales tax.
Golden Ears Park in the Lower Mainland is one of the provincial parks where parking fees have been removed.

Parking charges gone from B.C. parks

Parking fees have been lifted from 41 provincial parks around B.C., and…

Golden Ears Park in the Lower Mainland is one of the provincial parks where parking fees have been removed.
George Abbott discovered the power of telephone town halls during his leadership run. Now the technology is being used to explain the harmonized sales tax.

Town halls: Twitter for normal people

VICTORIA – These days the media never shut up about Facebook and…

George Abbott discovered the power of telephone town halls during his leadership run. Now the technology is being used to explain the harmonized sales tax.
Stephen Harper campaigns with B.C. MPs and candidates

Liberals lose, Green wins in B.C.

Stephen Harper's Conservatives held their B.C. ground against a surging NDP in…

Stephen Harper campaigns with B.C. MPs and candidates
Finance Minister Kevin Falcon

HST town halls draw thousands

The B.C. government says 27,000 people stayed on the phone for the…

Finance Minister Kevin Falcon
Transportation Minister Blair Lekstrom

HST phone forums get underway

The B.C. government's outreach on the harmonized sales tax gets underway tonight…

Transportation Minister Blair Lekstrom

Now can we talk about the HST?

VICTORIA – Even if movies based on video games aren’t your cup of tea, the recent Disney production Tron: Legacy is notable as a measure of the sophistication of the B.C. motion picture industry.

Premier Christy Clark hopes to take her seat in the B.C. legislature by the end of May.

New B.C. leaders prepare to face off

VICTORIA – The B.C. legislature reconvenes on Wednesday for a month-long session…

Premier Christy Clark hopes to take her seat in the B.C. legislature by the end of May.
NDP leader Adrian Dix

Dix vows to stop B.C. log exports

NDP leader Adrian Dix plans to take "immediate steps" as premier to…

NDP leader Adrian Dix
Mike Harcourt endorsed Mike Farnworth as the NDP leader who could reach beyond the party's base. Adrian Dix mocked those who would 'sidle up to the Liberal government

Clash of visions in political spring

VANCOUVER – My weekend in the big city didn’t lack for variety.…

Mike Harcourt endorsed Mike Farnworth as the NDP leader who could reach beyond the party's base. Adrian Dix mocked those who would 'sidle up to the Liberal government
NDP leadership runner-up Mike Farnworth (left) and other MLAs take the stage with Vancouver-Kingsway MLA Adrian Dix for his victory speech in Vancouver Sunday evening.

Dix wins B.C. NDP leadership

Vancouver-Kingsway Adrian Dix won the B.C. NDP leadership race Sunday, stressing his campaign theme of income inequality.

NDP leadership runner-up Mike Farnworth (left) and other MLAs take the stage with Vancouver-Kingsway MLA Adrian Dix for his victory speech in Vancouver Sunday evening.
Stephen Harper is joined by B.C. MPs

Exclusive interview with Stephen Harper

In his campaign for the May 2 federal election, Prime Minister Stephen…

Stephen Harper is joined by B.C. MPs
Finance Minister Kevin Falcon

B.C. may offer more breaks on HST

The B.C. government is spending $1.7 million to finance a province-wide debate…

Finance Minister Kevin Falcon
NDP finance critic Bruce Ralston

NDP says HST funding not fair

The B.C. government is stacking the deck in favour of the harmonized…

NDP finance critic Bruce Ralston