Bill Vander Zalm

B.C. votes 55% to axe HST

The vote is in, and British Columbians have chosen to nix the HST. "Yes" votes were 55 per cent, beating out the "No" votes to keep the HST. The results of the binding province-wide referendum would...

$5-million HST ad campaign "ridiculous," says Fight HST leader

Last week, the B.C. government kicked off its $5-million HST information campaign. The ads, which feature "stickman" figures arguing about whether HST is better for the province than PST and GST,...

Give me substance

We've done charisma. It didn't work out so well.

A crazy week in BC politics

Another week in BC politics brings fresh hell for the BC Liberals...

HST controversy to die a quiet death

Remember the HST? You do. You’re paying it, everyday, on everything aside from what the provincial government (technically speaking, the federal government) deems not to be essential goods and...

The unhappy reality of revoking the HST

The case against the Harmonized Sales Tax has resonated in many sectors across British Columbia. Who can blame people? According to a number of statistical analysis done by Statistics Canada, after...