Tag: British Columbia

Canucks defenceman Erik Gudbranson not giving up on NHL season

With Vancouver just 13-points back of a playoff spot with lots of hockey left in the 2017/2018 NHL season, the Canucks looks to make...

Province cracks down on illegal ride-hailing apps

The provincial government is taking action against illegal ride-hailing services operating in BC. Via release, they say several companies such asĀ  Longmao, Udi Kuaiche, U...

Premier John Horgan responds to sexual misconduct allegations in Canadian politics

After former Premier Christy Clark called for more women in politics to combat the "frat boy" culture she's experienced, Premier John Horgan is speaking...

More seniors struggling to pay rent as unaffordability continues to rise

BC's Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie has released the third annual Monitoring Seniors' Services Report which highlights the widening affordability gap seniors face in British...

The Pembina Institute reacts to Site C announcement

Outside reaction continues to roll in following the BC NDP's announcement that construction of the Site C dam will move forward. Karen Tam Wu, Acting...

TransLink considering fares based on distance travelled

TransLink is looking at changing the way they price their fares across the system of buses, SkyTrain and Seabuses. Over months of public consultation, 70...

Survey finds British Columbians in favour of legalizing marijuana, opposition strong for legal heroin,...

We will likely see marijuana legalized in Canada in 2018, and a survey from Insights West show 70 percent of British Columbians are in...

BC Federation of Labour continues campaign for $15 wage for servers

This morning the BC Federation of Labour continued its campaign for fair wages for servers in restaurants. The group says it's time to put fair...

Mike Bernier drops out of the BC Liberal leadership race

BC Liberal leadership candidate Mike Bernier has just announced that he is dropping out of the race. Thanks everyone for your support - my statement...

Fair Wages Commission members named, goal to implement $15 minimum wage

Minister of Labour Harry Bains has just launched the Fair Wages Commission and named those in charge. SFU Professor and economist Marjorie Griffin Cohen will...
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