A North Vancouver vote urging politicians to abstain from taking money from developers or labour unions is drawing mixed reviews from other Metro Vancouver civic leaders.
Photos published in The Tyee | September 19, 2013
Hundreds of supporters and constituents crammed into a sweltering hot Collingwood Neighbourhood House in the Vancouver-Kingsway riding to hear Adrian Dix’s emotional farewell speech as leader of the B.C. New Democrats.
Two of the Liberal Party of Canada’s highest-profile leaders decried the growing Senate expenses scandal while in Vancouver this weekend, but both Justin Trudeau and Stéphane Dion expressed caution about calls to reform or abolish the institution.
Describing the BC New Democrats’ sobering election defeat as “impossibly disappointing” and “searing,” Adrian Dix has vowed to remain leader of the party despite accepting “full responsibility” for the May 14 results which saw the NDP drop to 33 seats compared to the Liberals’ 50.
Photo published in The Tyee. One of the first items that B.C.’s new government needs to deal with is finding a speedier method of reaching treaties with First Nations because the unresolved land claims issue impacts the entire province, according to two political science professors.
Have we gone too far in preventing Rob Ford-like outbursts and gaffes on the campaign trail?
Photo published in The Tyee: British Columbians returned the BC Liberal Party to power this week, but the team that will be assembling in Victoria is very different from the one before the election.
Emboldened on her first day as Premier-elect, Christy Clark deftly navigated around questions about oil tanker and pipeline safety at her first post-election press conference.
Stay tuned as reports come in from our on-the-ground team.