Fred Lee's Social Network: Bring Back Hope raises $1.8M; youth and Smith like national treasures

Philanthropist Gary Segal feted spinal surgeons Rick Hodes and Ohbena Boachie-Adjei at the fundraising dinner for their transformative work in Ethiopia and Ghana, respectively. The...

Chattanooga Police investigating early morning shooting on Market Street

When police arrived, they found the victim, 40-year-old Todd Stone with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. The victim told police that a suspect vehicle drove past...

3 under-reported stories from the BC election

And perhaps worst of all, she relied on a former senior RCMP officer, Amrik Virk, to act as her primary liaison to the South Asian...

MLA embraces job statistics

- Vernon Morning StarVernon Morning StarStatistics Canada shows that B.C. added more than 12,000 new jobs in May and the province continues to have...

Bennett tries to prevent peace process on Jerusalem

The bill will be brought to a vote within two weeks in the Ministerial Committee on Legislation, which is headed by Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked,...

New Sydney fire station holds grand opening for community

Members of the community, young and old, were in attendance for the grand opening of the new Sydney fire station on Victoria Road. Seen are...

Former BC Mines Minister now director at project-generating junior

Meanwhile Bennett is being replaced as Mines Minister by Rich Coleman, who previously managed the portfolio and most recently served as Minister of Housing and...

BC VIEWS: Election budget sets the stage

Calls for the resignation of Children and Family Development Minister Stephanie Cadieux will again be rebuffed, and work will continue on a growing problem of...

BC VIEWS: This is your election on TV

Jagrup Brar got his old seat back in Surrey-Fleetwood, easily knocking off Peter Fassbender, who narrowly defeated Brar in 2013 and went straight to firefighting...

Local mom creates podcast to highlight child care crisis

Earlier this week, Stephanie Cadieux was sworn in as Minister of Children of Family Development in what's expected to be a short-lived Liberal minority government,...

Mike de Jong talks 'stability' as question of Speaker causes confusion

On Thursday in Vancouver, Michael de Jong said he'd heard “bizarre commentary” suggesting his caucus would bear the responsibility of providing a Speaker for the...

Eagle Plains Resources Announces Appointment of Bill Bennett to ...

Cranbrook, British Columbia (FSCwire) - Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:EPL) (“EPL” or “Eagle Plains”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill ...and more »...

NDP, Greens accuse Liberals of delays, 'mischief'

Attorney General Andrew Wilkinson said the controversy raises questions about the viability of an NDP minority government supported by the Greens. “It's clear that a...

TERRY COLUMN: Dominance draws eyes to the sport

TIMEThere was no shortage of hot takes after the Golden State Warriors won the NBA title on Monday. The Warriors, who employ two of the...

Former Health Minister Terry Lake looking forward to next chapter

"I have mixed feelings about it," Lake said. "Relief in many ways because it was a tremendous amount of work and that adds up. It's...

'Urban agenda' means no transit referendum

Vanderhoof Omineca Express - Vanderhoof Omineca ...Vanderhoof Omineca ExpressJohn Rustad and Christy Clark at swearing in ceremony in Victoria last week. Photo John Rustad Facebook.

Donaldson sworn in, Liberals appoint cabinet

Vancouver-Quilchena MLA Andrew Wilkinson is appointed justice minister, replacing Suzanne Anton, who was defeated by the NDP's George Chow in Vancouver-Fraserview. NDP leader John Horgan...

Pro-choice advocates balk at Polak as health minister, even briefly

Polak was rated “pro-life” by Campaign Life Coalition as recently as 2013, the B.C. Catholic newspaper called her “staunchly pro-life” in 2012, and her 1990s...

John Horgan protests delay in housing reform

Ross was sworn in as minister responsible for natural gas and housing Monday, taking over from Deputy Premier Rich Coleman in a full-scale cabinet appointment...

Terry Williams dies at hospital after deputy-involved shooting along lakefront

On Monday, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke identified the suspects in this case as 19-year-old Terry Williams, who died Tuesday, June 13th, according to the...

Ellis Ross Named To BC Cabinet -

CFTKTV- But Likely Not For LongCFTKTVRookie Skeena MLA Ellis Ross has been given a couple of high-profile cabinet positions in the Christy Clark government --...

Kamloops MLA Todd Stone returns to cabinet

VICTORIA — The new BC Liberal cabinet has some Kamloops content, but not as much as prior to the election. Kamloops-South Thompson MLA Todd Stone...

'Urban agenda' means no transit referendum

Cabinet veteran Rich Coleman moves from natural gas to energy and mines, replacing the retired Bill Bennett. Langley MLA Mary Polak moves from environment to...

'Urban agenda' means no transit referendum

Sullivan replaces Peter Fassbender, one of the Lower Mainland B.C. Liberal MLAs defeated in the May 9 election. A former Vancouver mayor who once beat...

Local MLAs named to old cabinet posts

Further afield, Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes remains Minister of Small Business, Red-Tape Reduction and Minister Responsible for the Liquor Distribution Branch, Peace River South...

Polak appointed health minister

Langley MLA Mary Polak has been appointed as health minister in the Liberal's provincial government. Premier Christy Clark named her cabinet on Monday, appointing Polak...

Locals keep cabinet posts

Kelowna's Steve Thomson and Norm Letnick retain their cabinet portfolios in what could be a short-lived provincial government. Premier Christy Clark and her new cabinet...

BC Liberals name new caretaker minority government cabinet

Attorney General and Minister of Justice: Andrew Wilkinson takes the role as the government's top lawyer, after former AG Suzanne Anton was defeated in Vancouver-Fraserview.

BC Premier Christy Clark and cabinet sworn in

Stephanie Cadieux — Children and Family Development. John Rustad — Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation. Norm Letnick — Agriculture. Shirley Bond — Jobs, Tourism and Labour.

A list of BC's new cabinet

CBC.caSteve Thomson, minister of forests, lands and natural resource operations. — Donna Barnett, minister of state for rural economic development. — Teresa Wat, minister of...

A list of BC's new cabinet

CBC.caCoralee Oakes, minister of small business and red tape reduction, minister responsible for the liquor distribution branch. — Rich Coleman, energy and mines minister. —...

BC Liberal cabinet sworn-in, but defeat looms for minority government

Here is the entire cabinet list: -- Andrew Wilkinson, justice minister and attorney general. -- Norm Letnick, agriculture minister. -- Stephanie Cadieux, children and family...

Premier Clark to announce new cabinet this afternoon

... and Minister of Justice Suzanne Anton; Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development Peter Fassbender; Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services Amrik Virk...

Area MLAs ready to serve as opposition

Only to the extent that a "week can be a long time in politics" does Nechako Lakes MLA John Rustad hold out any hope the...

'I'd Been At Arsenal 23 Years And They Treated Me Like That? It Was A Fucking Disgrace'

Wenger said he was "sad" to hear Adams had criticised him in his autobiography, and Adams has elaborated on the breakdown in their relationship in...

Richmond may be on the outside depending on who forms government

Should Clark's Liberals find themselves on the outs, it means Richmond could have four backbenchers, a far cry from last term when Linda Reid was...

Bill Bennett: 'Crazy' to Blame Trump for Gianforte's Attack on Reporter

It's crazy for the liberal media to blame President Donald Trump for a newly elected GOP representative's decision to physically assault a reporter, former ...and more »...

As party negotiations continue, MLA Bond says governing will require cooperation

Local Liberal MLA Shirley Bond may have won re-election by a comfortable margin but her party isn't sitting quite so pretty. The Liberals secured 40.36%...

More charges laid against retired Vancouver police officer James Fisher

In 2014, Justice Minister Suzanne Anton presented Det.-Cst. James Fisher with a community safety and crime prevention award for his work as the lead investigator...

Mike de Jong's real-estate portfolio value rose after introduction of foreign-buyers tax

Democracy Watch cofounder Duff Conacher told Woodward that de Jong should have recused himself from discussions on the foreign-buyers tax or sold his investment properties...

BC minister's properties surge after he passes foreign buyers tax

The one home and six investment properties that belong to Mike de Jong in Abbotsford are worth almost $1 million – a significant investment that...

Hunter-Funded Wildlife Agency Quietly Announced Before BC Election

The proposal for the new agency, first announced in March, was scant on details, but Steve Thomson, then minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource...

Recount in Courtenay-Comox riding sees NDP increase lead

Among the scrutineers for the Liberals is the region's former MLA Don Mcrae. He resigned his seat but is still proving to be politically active.

Hamish McRae: A grave new world awaits us if we don't manage migration

Who is going to win: economics or politics? Put another way, does the populist revolt sweeping the world mean globalisation will be reversed? Donald Trump...

TransLink Minister Peter Fassbender defeated in Surrey-Fleetwood

One of the most controversial cabinet ministers in the Christy Clark government has lost his seat. Peter Fassbender has been beaten by the NDP's Jagrup...

Teresa Wat

Richmond News - Liberal - Richmond North CentreRichmond News is proud to have served the past four years as the MLA for Richmond Centre, and...

Naomi Yamamoto BC Election Sign Defaced With Swastika

At least two campaign signs of candidates in North Vancouver-Lonsdale were defaced with swastikas this week. Veteran MLA Naomi Yamamoto, who is running for a...

Pat Pimm tables report in the legislature but confused why he couldn't thank his constituents

The report that Pimm is referring to is a report that identifies parcels of land that have been set aside by Government that could possibly...

Assault charge against BC MLA Pat Pimm stayed

An assault charge against B.C. MLA Pat Pimm has been stayed following his appearance Monday in a Dawson Creek courtroom. Pimm agreed to be bound...

TFWs, businesses granted lifeline as nominee program gets extended

Peace River North MLA Pat Pimm did not have an exact number of how many people have gone through the program in total, but he...