BC politics

Temporary road under construction at the Trans Mountain terminal in Burnaby to bring in components for 14 additional storage tanks. (Trans Mountain)

Trans Mountain pipeline work proceeds with COVID-19 restrictions

25 km of pipe laid in Alberta, Burnaby tank farm expanding

Temporary road under construction at the Trans Mountain terminal in Burnaby to bring in components for 14 additional storage tanks. (Trans Mountain)
B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions in a nearly empty B.C. legislature press theatre, April 9, 2020. (B.C. government)

B.C. doing better on COVID-19, Premier John Horgan says

Extends state of emergency, working on transit cash crisis

B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions in a nearly empty B.C. legislature press theatre, April 9, 2020. (B.C. government)
Rich Coleman’s office is at the Langley Events Centre, the civic facility that he helped get off the ground by convincing the province to write a cheque for $15 million (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: B.C. Liberal MLA Rich Coleman announced retirement after six terms

After 24 years, he says it’s ‘time to hang up the skates”

Rich Coleman’s office is at the Langley Events Centre, the civic facility that he helped get off the ground by convincing the province to write a cheque for $15 million (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson attends a press conference following the budget speech from the legislative assembly at Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Wilkinson under fire for characterizing domestic violence as ‘a tough marriage’

The B.C. NDP have pledged to implement five days pay for those leaving domestic violence

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson attends a press conference following the budget speech from the legislative assembly at Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
From left: Michelle Mungall, Anne Kang and Bruce Ralston. (B.C. Government photos)

Horgan unveils B.C. cabinet shuffle changes

Premier John Horgan has made three major changes to his cabinet

From left: Michelle Mungall, Anne Kang and Bruce Ralston. (B.C. Government photos)
Laurel Collins was voted in as an NDP MP in the 2019 federal election. (File contributed/ Laurel Collins)

Victoria seeks to replace many roles held by former Coun. Laurel Collins

Collins was elected to the federal government in the 2019 election

Laurel Collins was voted in as an NDP MP in the 2019 federal election. (File contributed/ Laurel Collins)
Langley East MLA Rich Coleman has apologized for comments he made in the B.C. Legislature Thursday.

Rich Coleman apologizes for comparing ALR rule changes to Nazi oppression

Rich Coleman was speaking on a bill that changes farmland regulations

Langley East MLA Rich Coleman has apologized for comments he made in the B.C. Legislature Thursday.
Cliff McNeil-Smith has succeeded in retaining his seat as Mayor of Sidney. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

Cliff McNeil-Smith retains seat as mayor of Sidney

Judge satisfied mayor inadvertently overspent and election result not materially affected

Cliff McNeil-Smith has succeeded in retaining his seat as Mayor of Sidney. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
BC Green Party leader Andrew Weaver. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Weaver calls for Assistant Deputy Speaker to step aside

B.C. Green Party leader alleges whistleblower was fired after looking into the Liberal MLA’s expenses

  • Jan 23, 2019
BC Green Party leader Andrew Weaver. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)
A Matter of Confidence: How Christy Clark took a tumble while John Horgan was handed the house

A Matter of Confidence: How Christy Clark took a tumble while John Horgan was handed the house

Rob Shaw and Richard Zussman chronicle the province’s ‘bizarre journey’ in new book

A Matter of Confidence: How Christy Clark took a tumble while John Horgan was handed the house
Hundreds of protestors called on the B.C. government to halt speculation in the province’s housing market. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

VIDEO: Protesters rally for affordable housing ahead of B.C. budget

Residents call on province to keep locals housed

Hundreds of protestors called on the B.C. government to halt speculation in the province’s housing market. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
Esquimalt-Metchosin MLA Mitzi Dean was named the new parliamentary secretary for gender equity for the NDP government Tuesday. Black Press file photo

Esquimalt-Metchosin MLA Mitzi Dean takes on gender equity portfolio

Newly created parliamentary secretary position has wide range of responsibilities

Esquimalt-Metchosin MLA Mitzi Dean was named the new parliamentary secretary for gender equity for the NDP government Tuesday. Black Press file photo
B.C. Premier John Horgan elaborates on the NDP’s Throne Speech in the legislature on Tuesday. (Kristyn Anthony photo)

Throne Speech leaves B.C. housing, childcare advocates awaiting details

Cutting housing speculation, adding childcare spaces were the highlights in NDP speech

B.C. Premier John Horgan elaborates on the NDP’s Throne Speech in the legislature on Tuesday. (Kristyn Anthony photo)
Premier John Horgan greets Lt. Gov. Judith Guichon for presentation of the first NDP throne speech of the new government, B.C. legislature, Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. (Don Denton/Black Press)
Premier John Horgan greets Lt. Gov. Judith Guichon for presentation of the first NDP throne speech of the new government, B.C. legislature, Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. (Don Denton/Black Press)
John Horgan (Canadian Press files)

Horgan backs name calling ban in B.C. legislature, admits ‘lowering debate’

Speaker Darryl Plecas to no longer allow questions that refer to cabinet ministers by nicknames

John Horgan (Canadian Press files)
Grizzly bear hunting in B.C. is managed through an annual lottery hunt. (Douglas Brown photo)

Grizzly bear trophy hunt to end Nov. 30

Consultation this fall, hunting for meat continues

Grizzly bear hunting in B.C. is managed through an annual lottery hunt. (Douglas Brown photo)
Grizzly bear hunting in B.C. is managed through an annual lottery hunt. (Douglas Brown photo)

Grizzly bear trophy hunt to end Nov. 30

Consultation this fall, hunting for meat continues

Grizzly bear hunting in B.C. is managed through an annual lottery hunt. (Douglas Brown photo)
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver and Premier-designate John Horgan (Black Press)

NDP-Green office ‘misuse of public funds,’ B.C. Liberals say

NDP say they will comply with Comptroller-General’s decision

B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver and Premier-designate John Horgan (Black Press)
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