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B.C. politics

What's motivating voters in British Columbia?

Leaders, candidates, ideas, and emotions including a desire for stability, change, and a small dollop of disgust are driving B.C. voters to the polls this election.
grizzly trophy hunt Minster Steve Thomson BC legislature Vancouver Observer

Vancouver Observer’s grizzly trophy hunt investigation hits legislature

“Is this how the BC Liberal government shows they are committed to Aboriginal reconciliation with First Nations, by ignoring their hard-fought rights?” asks NDP of Liberals on grizzly hunt.
Herring, Canadian politics,

Feds resume herring talks with Heiltsuk (UPDATED)

After a dramatic day of not knowing if the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Pacific Regional Director would come up to settle a herring fishery conflict, Sue Farlinger finally flew...