Tom Fletcher

Premier Christy Clark's BC Liberals have begun reporting political donations more quickly

UPDATE: BC Liberal fundraising follows rules, Coleman says

Elections BC investigation follows admissions by lobbyists that they bought fundraiser tickets and were reimbursed

Premier Christy Clark's BC Liberals have begun reporting political donations more quickly
Education Minister Mike Bernier and Premier Christy Clark.

Tentative deal reached in teachers’ dispute

Deal will provide "thousands more teachers" for the next school year, says BCTF president Glen Hansman

Education Minister Mike Bernier and Premier Christy Clark.
ICBC claims are up 14 per cent this winter due to snow and ice in the south

ICBC aims to trim safe driver discounts

A second at-fault accident will cut your discount, even for long-term safe drivers, in policy to take effect next year

ICBC claims are up 14 per cent this winter due to snow and ice in the south
Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick takes questions Monday.

B.C. moves to require dog and cat breeder licences

Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick to target commercial breeders, seeks to prevent puppy mills from operating

Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick takes questions Monday.
Green Party leader Andrew Weaver and NDP leader John Horgan

BC BUDGET: Opposition pans MSP reduction plan

NDP leader John Horgan not ready to announce his own plan to eliminate health premiums, Greens' Andrew Weaver wants it in income tax

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver and NDP leader John Horgan
Pulp mills like Harmac near Nanaimo would benefit from a break on their substantial power bills.

BC BUDGET: PST relief proposed for business electricity bills

Sales tax on power bills not only hits business, it's also charged on hospitals, schools and municipalities

Pulp mills like Harmac near Nanaimo would benefit from a break on their substantial power bills.
Education Minister Mike Bernier announces replacement of century-old Lord Nelson elementary in Vancouver

Equipment fund latest top-up for schools

Latest one-time fund is $29.4 million "student learning grant" for textbooks, equipment and supplies

Education Minister Mike Bernier announces replacement of century-old Lord Nelson elementary in Vancouver
Premier Christy Clark chairs cabinet meeting Thursday

Premier, US ambassador ‘optimistic’ about softwood talks with Trump team

Ambassador David MacNaughton and B.C. trade representative David Emerson await Donald Trump administration's lumber trade position

Premier Christy Clark chairs cabinet meeting Thursday
Community

Gambling grant increase first in five years

Communities Minister Peter Fassbender says larger capital projects only for additional $5 million from casinos and lotteries

Community
Search and Rescue members prepare to head out on Pitt Lake to look for missing boaters.

Tax credit offered for volunteer searchers, firefighters

BC Liberal budget includes credit of up to $150 a year for volunteers who put in at least 200 hours

Search and Rescue members prepare to head out on Pitt Lake to look for missing boaters.
B.C. Forest Trade Council president Susan Yurkovich

Negotiators prepare for U.S. lumber talks

Two years trying engage U.S. government on softwood lumber trade have been frustrating, now bracing for Donald Trump administration

B.C. Forest Trade Council president Susan Yurkovich
Premier Christy Clark and Jobs Minister Shirley Bond.

Premier shifts job focus to technology

Technology, climate innovation replace mines and natural gas in Premier Christy Clark's blueprint for B.C. growth

Premier Christy Clark and Jobs Minister Shirley Bond.
'Steelworkers have John Horgan's back

Horgan takes on Clark, forest companies

Donald Trump trade threats raise political heat for Premier Christy Clark

'Steelworkers have John Horgan's back
Premier Christy Clark speaks to BC Liberal convention in Vancouver

BC Liberals start ‘real-time’ donor reporting

Premier Christy Clark's promised disclosure shows the money rolling in as 2017 election approaches

Premier Christy Clark speaks to BC Liberal convention in Vancouver
An oil tanker being loaded at Westridge Terminal at the end of the existing Trans Mountain pipeline in Burnaby.

Province green lights Kinder Morgan pipeline, reaches benefits deal

Environmental certificate comes with conditions in addition to those set by the National Energy Board

An oil tanker being loaded at Westridge Terminal at the end of the existing Trans Mountain pipeline in Burnaby.
BC Hydro crew at work: the recent cold spell has included wind and ice-related power outages around the province.

BC Hydro offers new winter payment plan

Record high demand during cold snap and the latest increase in rates have pushed up power bills around B.C.

BC Hydro crew at work: the recent cold spell has included wind and ice-related power outages around the province.
Regional job creation figures based on Statistics Canada labour force data.

B.C. job growth confined to southwest

B.C. continues to lead the country in new job creation, but most areas of the province lost jobs in 2016

Regional job creation figures based on Statistics Canada labour force data.
B.C. Forests Minister Steve Thomson

Lumber trade ‘injury’ claim upheld by U.S.

Softwood lumber dispute escalates as president-elect Donald Trump begins actions to protect American jobs

B.C. Forests Minister Steve Thomson
Payday lenders have proliferated in urban areas

B.C. lowers cap on payday loan fees

Fee for short-term borrowing lowered to $17 per $100, a rate Public Safety Minister Mike Morris says is second lowest in Canada

Payday lenders have proliferated in urban areas
Wireless meter testing at a BC Hydro facility.

BC Hydro downgrades smart meter savings

Cost of power trending lower, but project still pays for itself and eliminates most electricity theft from marijuana grow ops

Wireless meter testing at a BC Hydro facility.