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Your numerology cycles September 16–30
Black paint on a blackboard
Locally-filmed The Predator, a mommy blogger’s Simple Favor...
Lounge lizards' lair; new life for old den
Marion Bridge; pro-Life menage à trois
A vengeful mom, a demonic nun and Michael Caine’s memories...
Opening and closing VIFF films announced along with a high...
Your numerology cycles September 1–15
Reviews of Juliet, Naked (stars and fans), Searching (...
Squamish Nation celebrates court victory and urges Trudeau...
Mike de Jong
B.C. finance minister criticizes U.S. protectionism as lumber dispute looms
British Columbia's finance minister says he's worried that United States president-elect Donald Trump's protectionist talk will turn into policy when it comes to softwood lumber. Mike de Jong said...
Jan 11th, 2017
National revenue minister asks CRA to investigate B.C. real estate speculators
The Globe and Mail reported over the weekend that some foreign investors allegedly profit in buying homes in B.C. while evading taxes.
The Canadian Press
Sep 13th, 2016
B.C. Liberals face balancing act on housing as 2017 election looms: experts
The legislature is set to convene Monday to debate changes to Vancouver's charter that would allow the city to create a tax on vacant homes.
Jul 25th, 2016
B.C. supports housing vacancy tax in Vancouver to assist with rental shortage
The British Columbia government will support the city of Vancouver's request for a tax on vacant housing, but questions remain about who will pay the costs of enforcement. Finance Minister Mike de...
Jul 12th, 2016
Is big pharma behind Clark's health firings?
It's time for the B.C. government to come clean about the real reasons why it fired eight health researchers.
Jun 26th, 2015
Pulling meat inspectors in BC could mean unsafe food: Union
Federal inspectors yanked, provinces scramble to patch together alternate safety regime.
Aug 10th, 2011
Will B.C. casinos' bad record on money laundering get worse at B.C. Place casino?
In the shadowy underworld of organized crime, casinos are an ideal place to turn dirty money into legitimate cash, according to a spokesperson from FINTRAC, the federal agency that monitors cases of...
Dec 1st, 2010
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
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.
Jan 13th, 2011