Geordon Omand

Geordon Omand is a journalist with The Canadian Press.

BCCLA 2015 staff photo

B.C. civil rights group punches above its weight in national legal disputes

Arriving to the lockup for the Supreme Court of Canada's decision on medically assisted suicide, members of the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association found themselves relegated to a small,...

Family's home sale mired in uncertainty in wake of B.C. foreign buyers' tax

Cardboard moving boxes are piled about the living room of an otherwise half-packed house nestled on a tree-lined residential street in a quiet Vancouver-area suburb — a scene frozen in time that the...

Info request reveals BC Hydro concerns over impact of fracking on dams

Officials at British Columbia's public power utility have been raising concerns as early as 2009 that earthquakes caused by a controversial gas-extraction method used in the mining industry may put...
Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrives at his Langevin office in Ottawa.

Former PM Stephen Harper's tough-on-crime laws cruel punishment: B.C. court

The former Conservative government's tough-on-crime agenda has suffered another blow as British Columbia's highest court strikes down two more mandatory-minimum sentencing laws, ruling them...
Chang Shun Huang fishing in Haida Gwaii in August 2013

As Canada probes Haida Gwaii ocean fertilizing, new project proposed in Chile

The federal government is still investigating an experiment off the West Coast almost four years ago aimed at boosting salmon stocks that sparked an international outcry. Now a former director and...