Premier announces additional funding for B.C. mining

Premier announces additional funding for B.C. mine safety and permit process

"we have a significant opportunity to create thousands of jobs by opening new mines and expanding existing ones," says Clark.

The future of Canada's health care at stake: Maude Barlow warns of privatization and high-cost drugs

It's more than just a simple funding formula: changes proposed by the Harper government could change Canadian health care in fundamental ways, warns Council of Canadians' Maude Barlow.

Sport and public policy

As Vancouver prepares for the Stanley Cup Final, and Winnipeg celebrates the return of NHL Hockey, sports leagues and owners continue to demand public funds to support their private businesses.

VO selected as recipient for Magazines BC Internship Initiative Fund

This month the Vancouver Observer was awarded funding from the new Magazine Association of BC Internship Initiative.  VO is extremely pleased to use this funding to provide opportunities for...

Canadian Government to Fund Infastructure Project Named After National Hockey League Coach

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, accompanied by Christian Paradis, Minister of Natural Resources, and Denis Lebel, Minister of State for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of...

Vancouver Park Board Proposes Service and Program Changes to Meet 2010 Budget Shortfall

The Vancouver Park Board has proposed a range of service and program changes to address a $2.8 million operating budget shortfall for 2010. The changes are part of a strategy to meet the $60 million...