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Memes mock Premier Christy Clark over government email scandal
The B.C. premier has ordered ministers and staff to stop 'triple deleting' their files, but social media users still aren't satisfied.
Oct 29th, 2015
Restore Canada's democracy, says Liberal candidate Pamela Goldsmith-Jones
"It's time to hold the Conservatives accountable for their legacy under Stephen Harper," former West Van mayor says.
Sep 21st, 2015
Lack of rigorous science to support B.C.'s grizzly bear trophy hunt
While the global trend for brown bears moves towards extinction, the Liberal government maintains the fate of B.C.’s grizzly bears will be different.
Jan 16th, 2015
Harper makes former B.C. premier Gordon Campbell special envoy to London
Shortly after resigning last fall as B.C.'s premier, Gordon Campbell will bounce back into politics as Stephen Harper's new envoy to Britain.
Jun 23rd, 2011
Liberals to cut HST to 10 per cent if B.C. voters support tax in summer referendum
Finance Minister Kevin Falcon promises to cut HST by two per cent -- if B.C. voters agree to support the tax in this summer's referendum.
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May 25th, 2011
Coalition: the c-word in this year's Canadian election
It was an innocent enough question: why is Ignatieff so opposed to a coalition? The answer I got made me curious about what we mean when we talk about coalition here in Canada.
Apr 12th, 2011
Making sense of the BC Liberal candidates’ health care proposals
If two words can summarize the health care rhetoric among leadership candidates for the BC Liberals, they are “sustainability” and “innovation.” These are their fervent hope for BC health care....
Feb 14th, 2011
Did Gordon Campbell take the BC Liberals down with him when he fell?
Gordon Campbell is gone. “Praise the Lord”. That’s what they are saying around BC Liberal Headquarters. “Is it too late,” is the next sentence. Probably. The two main...
Nov 3rd, 2010