- Some quotes about the death of former finance minister Jim Flaherty Thu, 10 Apr, 2014
OTTAWA - Former finance minister Jim Flaherty died Thursday. "A three-time member of Parliament and Canada's finance minister for more than eight years, Mr. Flaherty … More »Some quotes about the death of former finance minister Jim Flaherty
OTTAWA - Former finance minister Jim Flaherty died Thursday. "A three-time member of Parliament and Canada's finance minister for more than eight years, Mr. Flaherty dedicated himself to serving Canadians in one of government's most demanding roles.
- Remembering Jim Flaherty: Reaction on Twitter Thu, 10 Apr, 2014
Former finance minister Jim Flaherty's death came as a shock to many of those who have worked with him during his tenure on Parliament Hill and as a leader in the Ontario … More »Remembering Jim Flaherty: Reaction on Twitter
- What’s happening to all of Canada’s female premiers? Wed, 9 Apr, 2014
It was a just a few months ago that journos were busy writing about how women in Canadian politics have come of age. There was a real excitement that six Canadian premiers … More »What’s happening to all of Canada’s female premiers?
- Mike Farnworth hands John Horgan B.C. NDP leadership Tue, 8 Apr, 2014
B.C. MLA John Horgan is set to be acclaimed the next leader of the NDP opposition, after the only other candidate in the race MLA Mike Farnworth confirmed rumours he … More »Mike Farnworth hands John Horgan B.C. NDP leadership
- B.C. New Democrat John Horgan poised to take leadership as Mike Farnworth quits Tue, 8 Apr, 2014
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 … More »B.C. New Democrat John Horgan poised to take leadership as Mike Farnworth quits
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. Just last fall, the 54-year-old Horgan said he wasn't entering the race because he wanted younger leaders to step forward. "I …
TORONTO - Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says she believes more women will rise to leadership roles in Canadian politics, despite the loss of a fourth female premier. Quebec's Pauline Marois suffered a crushing defeat in Monday's provincial election, exiling the Parti Quebecois to the opposition benches and leaving her …
- Dangerous dust inspections ramping up at B.C. sawmills Tue, 8 Apr, 2014
WorkSafeBC is beginning a new round of safety inspections at B.C. sawmills, after the last inspection blitz found dust problems in nearly half of the mills around the province.
MONTREAL - To former neurosurgeon Philippe Couillard, making sovereignty the ballot-box question in the Quebec election campaign was a no-brainer. He was accused of fearmongering by his opponents but his strategy paid off with a majority Liberal government on Monday night and the worst electoral defeat ever for the PQ. …
TORONTO - British Columbia Premier Christy Clark is being asked to give her party's executive director some time off so she can testify about her involvement in the cancelled gas plants scandal in Ontario. A legislative committee is seeking answers from Laura Miller about police allegations concerning the destruction of …
- Babine Forest Products fined $1M for Burns Lake sawmill explosion Thu, 3 Apr, 2014
The owners of the Babine Forest Products sawmill in Burns Lake, B.C., have been hit with a fine of more than $1 million for a fatal explosion at the mill in 2012.
VICTORIA - A fiery explosion at a British Columbia sawmill that killed two workers and hurt 19 others has resulted in what's believed to be the largest penalty imposed on an employer in provincial history, Labour Minister Shirley Bond said. "It doesn't even come near the value of the loss, the injury and the impact that …
- Distracted driving penalties could be hiked in B.C. Wed, 2 Apr, 2014
The B.C. government is aiming to increasing penalties for distracted driving before the end of the year.
- Former B.C. premier Mike Harcourt quits NDP Tue, 1 Apr, 2014
- Canada Health Accord expires, prompting protest, uncertainty Mon, 31 Mar, 2014
Patients, caregivers and doctors say the ending today of Canada’s 10-year-old, $41-billion health accord highlights the growing inequity that threatens to fracture medicare.
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