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B.C. recommends local expense limits, ignores Vancouver’s request for extra rules

The province has finally recommended expense limits for candidates in local elections, but it didn’t address other measures on Vancouver’s wish list for campaign reform. 329 more words


#ShunTheBridge proves hashtag activism works

I’m glad Om the Bridge, the out-of-proportion yoga event, is now officially dead, and I’m happy to call its demise a victory of the people. … 431 more words

B.C. Politics

Podcast: In the House with Michael Smyth and fired health-care researcher Ron Mattson

In this week’s podcast, Province columnist Michael Smyth interviews Ron Mattson, one of the eight health-care researchers fired by the government.

The workers were involved in researching prescription drugs for the Ministry of Health. 85 more words


BC Liberals underwhelm on housing file: Poll

A staggering 71 per cent of British Columbians think the provincial government is doing a “bad” job handling issues of housing, poverty and homelessness according to a new poll from Insights West. 212 more words


Premier Clark looking forward to working with Alberta's Rachel Notley

EDMONTON – Incoming NDP Alberta premier Rachel Notley, in her first full day on the job, extended an olive branch to the energy industry and promised there will be no special treatment for unions. 597 more words


What the NDP win in Alberta means for B.C.

WATCH: After 44 years of Progressive Conservative rule the NDP has won a majority government in Alberta. Jeremy Hunka reports on Tuesday’s outcome  and what this seismic shift in Alberta politics could mean for B.C. 349 more words