VICTORIA — While the New Democrats kept promises to spend more on child care, housing and other social programs this week, they mostly followed the lead of the previous B.C. 874 more words
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VICTORIA — For the first budget of a new era, Finance Minister Carole James announced several billion dollars worth of tax increases Tuesday, offset by an almost equivalent number of billions in unallocated spending. 908 more words
VICTORIA — For the traditional day-before-the-budget media splash, Finance Minister Carole James summoned reporters to a child care centre in her Victoria riding Monday, a choice that was as apt politically as it was awash in munchkin cuteness. 877 more words
Postmedia columnist Daphne Bramham crosses the notoriously rough Drake Passage from the Falkland Islands to South Georgia — known as the Serengeti of the Southern Ocean — to Antarctica. 1,059 more words
VICTORIA — The Green party and leader Andrew Weaver mounted a vigorous campaign in the recent byelection in Kelowna West, seeking to add to their three-seat breakthrough last spring. 917 more words
The Real Housewives of Vancouver is one thing, but predator spouses?
Trevor Todd, a Vancouver lawyer who specializes in wills, estates and inheritance, says the phenomenon is disturbing and increasingly common as people live longer and accumulate more wealth. 805 more words