Laura Kane

Laura Kane is a journalist for The Canadian Press.

Notley won't weigh in on B.C. election after meeting anti-pipeline NDP leader

For Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, pipeline politics begin and end at home. Her support of Kinder Morgan Canada's $6.8-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has put her at odds with British...

Oil and gas project delays hurting Canada's reputation, industry group says

Canada's pipeline gridlock is harming its global reputation as an attractive place to invest in oil and gas projects, says a leading industry group. Tim McMillan, CEO of the Canadian Association of...

Woman who accused author Steven Galloway of sexual assault breaks silence

The former University of British Columbia student who accused Steven Galloway of sexual assault says her complaint against the acclaimed author was not about a "consensual affair." The woman,...

Author Steven Galloway apologizes in first statement since UBC firing

Author Steven Galloway has issued his first statement since he was suspended a year ago by the University of British Columbia over what it has only described as "serious allegations." He was...

B.C. commits to indigenous control of child welfare after release of report

British Columbia is committed to First Nations taking over child-welfare decisions in their communities, the province's Children's Minister said Monday after receiving a report about how the current...
B.C. Premier Christy Clark with Finance Minister Michael de Jong

Foreign buyers 1.3 per cent of Metro Vancouver real estate sales since tax

The rate of foreign investment in Metro Vancouver housing has fallen to 1.3 per cent since the introduction of a new tax targeting international buyers, according to new data from the British...
Federal Environment Minister McKenna and BC Premier Clark

Feds defend Pacific NorthWest LNG decision as court challenges filed

The federal government is standing behind its decision to approve the massive Pacific NorthWest LNG project, despite facing new court challenges and accusations that it has broken climate promises....
Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond

B.C. children's rep Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond issues to-do list on departure

The woman who has been watching out for British Columbia's children and youth for the last decade used her final report to urge the province to be accountable and focus on children. Mary Ellen Turpel...
B.C. Representative for Children and Youth Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond

Aboriginal girls most at risk of sexual violence in care: B.C. representative

Aboriginal girls are the victims of sexual violence more than twice as often as other girls in care of the British Columbia government, a "disturbing" new report finds. The report from the province's...

Vancouver proposes licensed short-term Airbnb stays to increase rental supply

Vancouver's mayor wants to ban Airbnb rentals for those who aren't living in the homes they are listing, while requiring everyone else to hold a business licence. Mayor Gregor Robertson has revealed...
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