- B.C. signs agreement to help China with program to wipe out HIV and AIDS Tue, 26 Nov, 2013
VANCOUVER - The discovery of HIV in a Chinese sect whose members refuse to wear condoms and believe that sex is a fundamental, God-given privilege was the impetus for … More »B.C. signs agreement to help China with program to wipe out HIV and AIDS
VANCOUVER - The discovery of HIV in a Chinese sect whose members refuse to wear condoms and believe that sex is a fundamental, God-given privilege was the impetus for an agreement on a prevention plan between British Columbia and China. It's a story Dr. Julio Montaner, of the B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, loves …
- B.C. braces for power rate hikes to pay for costly green energy projects Tue, 26 Nov, 2013
B.C. residents and businesses are facing a sharp increase in their electricity bills but are being advised to take solace in the fact they're still shelling out less … More »B.C. braces for power rate hikes to pay for costly green energy projects
- Newspaper owner to put $27 billion Canada refinery plan to regulators Mon, 25 Nov, 2013
By Julie Gordon VANCOUVER (Reuters) - A Canadian newspaper mogul is pushing ahead with a $27 billion plan to build an oil refinery on Canada's west coast, hoping to … More »Newspaper owner to put $27 billion Canada refinery plan to regulators
By Julie Gordon VANCOUVER (Reuters) - A Canadian newspaper mogul is pushing ahead with a $27 billion plan to build an oil refinery on Canada's west coast, hoping to file for regulatory approval before year-end and with construction targeted for 2016. The 550,000-barrels-a-day plant would easily be Canada's biggest refinery, …
- Redford addresses PC convention ahead of leadership review Fri, 22 Nov, 2013
Premier Alison Redford puts her leadership to the test this weekend. Watch her speech to delegates at the PC convention in Red Deer on Friday. More »Redford addresses PC convention ahead of leadership review
Premier Alison Redford puts her leadership to the test this weekend. Watch her speech to delegates at the PC convention in Red Deer on Friday.
- Will the Senate scandal stick to Stephen Harper? Fri, 22 Nov, 2013
Another day, another twist in the ongoing Senate scandal. In an 80-page court filing by the RCMP, exchanged emails suggest Prime Minister Stephen Harper's staff and top … More »Will the Senate scandal stick to Stephen Harper?
Faith Bodnar, executive director of Inclusion BC, said an online survey of 200 parents across the province suggests kids as young as five are being restrained and confined by teachers over behaviour issues that aren't being addressed in other ways. "It should be a welcoming, supporting respectful environment and instead …
VANCOUVER - B.C. Premier Christy Clark is leaving for her fourth international trade mission to Asia in an attempt to sell liquefied natural gas. Clark and International Trade Minister Teresa Wat will be visiting China, Korea and Japan, countries that Clark says are hungering for clean energy like LNG. Clark is expected …
- Maclean’s list of 50 most powerful Canadians great fodder for arguments Thu, 21 Nov, 2013
VANCOUVER - British Columbia New Democrats were throwing around words like grief, mourning and venom-sucking as the party wrapped up a weekend convention in Vancouver, six months after a devastating election loss that has forced the NDP to ask tough questions about its campaign strategy, its leadership and its future. …
- New NDP leader will win next B.C. election, Dix vows Sun, 17 Nov, 2013
Outgoing B.C. NDP leader Adrian Dix received several standing ovations during a speech to the party in Vancouver Saturday, vowing a new leader can and will win the next provincial election.
- B.C. NDP elects Craig Keating as new party president Sun, 17 Nov, 2013
British Columbia's New Democrats have elected Craig Keating as their new party president.
- B.C. NDP leader admits election failures; says time to move on Sat, 16 Nov, 2013
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's outgoing New Democratic Party leader said on Saturday that he made two election campaign mistakes last spring that helped inspire the B.C. Liberal campaign. Adrian Dix didn't admit his campaign statements about the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion project and an NDP plan to use a …
- B.C. NDP gathers in Vancouver for party convention Fri, 15 Nov, 2013
Six months after their surprise election loss and with their leader on the way out, B.C. NDP members from across the province will gather in Vancouver this weekend for the party's convention.
VANCOUVER - Jack Munro, a titan of the British Columbia labour movement for half a century, has died. A charismatic character known for his blunt but colourful language, Munro climbed the union ranks to lead the powerful International Woodworkers of America union in the province and ultimately serve as vice-president of …
- Pensions and feds job grant program top agenda for premiers' meeting Thu, 14 Nov, 2013
TORONTO - Improving retirement incomes and making the federal job grant program more flexible will be high on the agenda when Canada's provincial and territorial leaders meet in Toronto on Friday _ although almost half of them will participate by phone. Host Premier Kathleen Wynne warns of "a huge economic crisis" if steps …
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Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver, left, shakes hands with Douglas Eyford, Special Federal Representative on West Coast Energy Infrastructure, after he released the final report on enhancing engagement of Aboriginal groups in resource development and environmental protection, during a news conference in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday December 5, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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