Gordon Campbell

Isn't it kind of strange that Vancouver would have a super-sized casino downtown?

While Vancouverites were trying to make sense of the problems surrounding the Olympic Village right before the 2008 civic election, the development proposal for a super-sized casino next to B.C....

City council and mayor should vote against mega-casino project

Vancouver doesn't need a mega-casino downtown. It's the wrong project for the city centre. City planners should focus instead on developing projects that make the city a better place to live, work...

Christy Clark becomes BC's second female premier

BC scored its second woman premier in its history tonight, as Christy Clark became the fourth woman in Canadian history to serve as a provincial premier.

A BC Liberal cocktail hour for contenders for King Gordon's crown

Build 2030 brought nearly a thousand BC Liberals to the Hyatt last night for an event that served up five candidates.

Water under the bridge: developments in 2010

In 2010, the City of Vancouver finally reversed the 1990s program of removing drinking water fountains. Permanent water fountains popped up and the City set up a number of temporary water...

Vancouver's 5 best and 5 worst moments of 2010

This was the year that the eyes of the world were on Vancouver. When did we shine and when did we fall short?

Western Climate Initiative offers hope despite federal government paralysis

The Western Climate Initiative (WCI) takes the stage after the Canadian and US governments fumble (again) on climate stability. BC puts a good face on its natural gas and forestry industries, but whic

Adios, Minister MacDiarmid

In her brief stay as education minister, MacDiarmid was well on her way to becoming one of the most unpopular ministers in the Campbell government.

Why the B.C. Liberals could have used Dianne Watts

Surrey mayor Dianne Watts is gregarious, trusted, and has a track record of turning toxic situations around. She, more than any other politican in B.C., can single-handedly revive the Liberals and giv

Campbell's legacy: good for the economy, bad for the environment

While there has been no shortage of opinion on the present effects  of Gordon Campbell's reign as premier there has been little thought given to his legacy for future generations of British...