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.
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.
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Premier apologizes for hacking accusation

Christy Clark said NDP hacked the BC Liberal Party website, but private information was left unprotected

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Polymer resin repair of rock chip costs about $70

ICBC to reinstate free windshield chip repairs

Transportation Minister Todd Stone says ICBC and its optional insurance customers will save money

Polymer resin repair of rock chip costs about $70
Electric vehicle charging station at Egmont on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast.

B.C. increases electric vehicle incentive fund

Buyers of new plug-in electric vehicles get $5,000 rebate, another $6,000 if they scrap an eligible old car

Electric vehicle charging station at Egmont on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast.
Caribou calf in maternity pen at the Revelstoke predator protection project

BC caribou protection effort extended

With wolf kill in its third year, Premier Christy Clark announces $27 million to expand protection, maternity pen program

Caribou calf in maternity pen at the Revelstoke predator protection project
Leader John Horgan and environment critic George Heyman announce the B.C. NDP's plan to modify the carbon tax Thursday.

NDP aims to increase B.C. carbon tax

Earlier, smaller increase with some proceeds spent on emission-reducing infrastructure, John Horgan promises

Leader John Horgan and environment critic George Heyman announce the B.C. NDP's plan to modify the carbon tax Thursday.
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