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Paragon's place at the BC Liberal table

The cost of the BC Place roof – like the billion dollar convention centre - has been a moving target.   Announced at about $260 million in January 2009, the cost ballooned to $458 million...

Did Rich Coleman tell the truth about BCLC and Paragon?

Tomorrow, April 9th, is the date city sponsored hearings resume on Paragon’s zoning application for a new casino at BC Place Casino. One of the important issues is the process for selection of the...

Government will fall, says Justin Trudeau

"On Friday or Saturday, the Prime Minister will take a walk across the street from his residence to the Governor General's office to dissolve Parliament," Justin Trudeau, MP for the Montreal riding...

John Horgan, candidate for NDP leadership

With less than a month to go in the campaign, Horgan has many ideas on what he'd do if he eventually become B.C.'s premier, but he says his main priority right now is tax fairness.

Liveblogging the Chinatown height review public hearings

11:12 -- Gregor Robertson says that the hearing will continue on April 5 at 7:30p.m. 10:55 -- Councillor Jang asks, "Do you think businesses would be able to co-exist with the height increase?' Tom...

Live blogging the casino public hearing at City Council, Day 3

11:04 -- Meeting recessed. Mayor announces reconvening April 12th at 6pm.   11:00 -- Woodsworth says she wants to ensure that everyone at Edgewater keeps their "well-paying" jobs. She asks...

BCACG calls on Christy Clark to replace Rich Coleman in gaming portfolio

The province's gaming portfolio has followed Solicitor General Rich Coleman from ministerial position to ministerial position. Non-profits say it's time for Coleman to let this portfolio go.

COPE calls on Premier Designate Clark to de-link casino expansion from social services

COPE Councillors Woodsworth and Cadman announced today that they intend to bring forward a Motion before City Council calling upon Premier Designate Christy Clark to live up to her “Families First...

City Councillors ask tough questions on casino expansion

“I want to be clear that there was evidence of poor money policing in BC casinos, and that the BCLC was fined by FINTRAC more than $700,000. Is that correct?” Councillor David Cadman asked city...

What does it take to be Christy Clark?

Now that Christy Clark is BC's second female premier, her old talk show gig at CKNW news is up for grabs. What does it takes to step into Clark's worn out shoes? A "desire to win," opposed to a...
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