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Critics say B.C. falling short on seismic upgrades

The estimates, according to emergency officials, are grim: as many as 10,000 dead and more than 128,000 injured across Metro Vancouver when the “Big One” strikes B.C.’s coast. 403 more words


City, police warn of funding shortfall for DNA analysis

In recent years, DNA analysis has become a cornerstone of police work, helping convict offenders of heinous crimes and helping save innocent parties from jail time. 303 more words


Podcast: In the House with Michael Smyth on a questionable Coquitlam land deal

In this week’s podcast, Province political columnist Michael Smyth takes a look at the government’s controversial sale of Crown land in Coquitlam.

The land was appraised at $128 million. 60 more words

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John Horgan poised to take NDP leadership

VICTORIA – In a surprising political twist, British Columbia New Democrat John Horgan is poised to be crowned party leader next month as his only opponent Mike Farnworth stepped aside Tuesday. 749 more words


NDP leadership candidate John Horgan announces support from 10 new MLAs

B.C. NDP leadership hopeful John Horgan showed off his new supporters at the end of his first week of campaigning.

Ten new MLAs endorsed Horgan at a New Westminster rally today, increasing his support in the NDP caucus to 15 MLAs. 201 more words


John Horgan set to announce plans to vie for BC NDP leadership

Another candidate is expected to enter the race to become the next leader of the BC NDP.

Opposition house leader John Horgan is set to make an announcement today in his home riding of Juan de Fuca. 241 more words


Finance critic Mike Farnworth enters BC NDP leadership race

PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. – The BC NDP’s finance critic is the first to throw his hat in the ring for leadership of the party.

Mike Farnworth, who represents the riding of Port Coquitlam, said Sunday that with him in charge, New Democrats would take an tougher stance against the BC Liberals. 240 more words