Marsden: BC is already receiving benefits from pipeline

B.C. Premier Christy Clark threw down the gauntlet several months ago, saying, among other things, that she would only support the Northern Gateway pipeline if her province receives a fair share of the economic benefits. She received a down payment on ...Joint Review Panel approves Enbridge's Northern Gateway project with 209 ...Coast Mountain Newsall 6 news articles » ...

Source: Calgary Herald
Date: January 10 2014, @ 6:20am
Media: MSM
Subject: Christy Clark

The Case Against Christy Clark

Voiceonline.comBritish Columbia Premier Christy Clark has been getting a lot of flack lately, and rightfully so. In May she travelled to Asia to promote provincial...

Premier Christy Clark to face challenge in Supreme Court on BC Realtors Regulation.

Premier Christy Clark said her government will work on all seven recommendations directed at government, including increasing the maximum fines for realtors and brokerages to...

Province says 3% of homes in BC bought by foreign nationals

24 Hours VancouverNDP Housing Critic David Eby says he's “appalled” that the province is using this data, arguing it has a lot more information it...

'I put a bullet in a gun': Toll of gambling could be high, addict warns

... gambling counsellors and the self-exclusion program, where gamblers can promise not to enter casinos. But the NDP's gambling critic, David Eby, told CTV those...

How 'Fire Ice' Could Burn Christy Clark

But perhaps we really should be alarmed, because the real reason for China's interest could make global warming far worse than it's predicted to be.

Michael Smyth: Hot summer for Clark as political battles come to a boil

This will be no quiet summer in B.C. politics. Premier Christy Clark and her Liberals find themselves embroiled in multiple showdowns with other levels of...

Martyn Brown: A lesson in political strategy from Christy Clark to John Horgan

Having also called on her government to end the failed experiment of self-regulation in the B.C. real-estate industry, I was pleasantly shocked by Clark's decision...

Smyth: Is Premier Clark underpaid? Green party leader Weaver thinks so

Weaver was especially appalled at NDP pit bull David Eby, who accused the Liberals of “laundering” their payments to Clark. Eby said the 50 grand paid...

Metro Talks: Premier Christy Clark: Progress needed for women in the workplace

. “I would say for every one of us that does it, it gets better,” said Clark, on women getting into politics. Share on Facebook.

BC real estate loses self-governance as Christy Clark shakes up industry

The days of self-regulation are over for B.C.'s real estate industry following a series of changes outlined Wednesday by Premier Christy Clark. The changes —...

Daniel Bice politics chat

True or False: Rick Graber will have less authority than Mike Grebe at the Bradley Foundation. Props to the honorable Betsy Brenner for the well...

B.C. Real Estate Fines Should Be Hiked By 2400 Per Cent, Council Says

David Eby, the provincial NDP's housing critic, called the document an "incredibly damning'' report into a failed regulator and demanded an end to self-regulation of...

B.C. premier Christy Clark once thought it was a dumb idea to send a kid to private school

(The Catholic schools' grads did better than those from other independent schools, but not as well as those who were products of the Vancouver school...

Letters: Student owned mansion, David Eby, Peter Brown, NDP, Vision policies, bike lanes

When a student is listed as owner, no income is declared, yet he or she benefits from getting a cheaper education, pays no taxes due...

Christy Clark spoke on ancestral remains without Haida input: curator

(subscription) (subscription)When British Columbia Premier Christy Clark promised to work with the province's aboriginal people to return ancestral remains and cultural belongings – while...

Morning briefing: Supreme Court strikes down abortion restrictions

George Will says Paul Ryan's endorsement of Trump was the last straw: Tom Boggioni or Raw Story writes: "Apearing on Fox News Sunday, conservative columnist...

The Believer

Before Donald Trump took the stage in Dallas on a June evening, a string of warm-up acts—mostly local politicians and conservative personalities—took their turns addressing...

Greek Day in Vancouver brings tens of thousands to West Broadway

(blog) (blog)At today's celebration, I ran into the local NDP MLA for the area, David Eby, whose constituency office is on West Broadway. This...

Christy Clark reveals 6 key principles to affordable housing

Premier Christy Clark says her government will lay out a plan to address housing affordability in the province over the coming days and weeks. In...

BC Premier addresses housing crisis, ignores foreign ownership

NDP housing critic David Eby told . “It's one thing to say you're going to increase supply… but we have record housing starts in Metro...

'Air Christy' Flights Included Learjet to Liberal Fundraiser

NDP critic David Eby said Clark didn't need a charter flight. "There are regular commercial flights to Prince George," he said. "I have no idea...

The vote is likely to reshape the country's place in Europe and have global implications

LONDON — British voters have defied the will of their leaders, foreign allies, experts and much of the political establishment by opting to rupture this...

Two rural schools Christy Clark wanted to save will close anyway

VICTORIA — Two rural schools Premier Christy Clark had tried to save from closure will shut down nonetheless, after trustees decided not to apply for...

Congressional Democrats mount gun-control protest on House floor. Literally.

Keith Ellison, Betty McCollum, and Rick Nolan — participated. Rep. Collin Peterson, who is broadly not supportive of gun control, hadn't shown up at the...

City of Vancouver to begin taxing empty homes

Vancouver's Mayor says the city is forging ahead with taxing empty homes, with or without the province's support. Gregor Robertson says the punitive tax would...

Get Ready: The Next 'Citizens United' Is Coming

Most Americans last heard from conservative lawyer Jim Bopp six years ago when he crafted a case, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, that won...

Citizens Tell the Premier: Ban Big Bucks, End Party Pay

On May 4, Conflict of Interest Commissioner Paul Fraser decided the party, not Clark, had benefited from exclusive fundraising events, and that the premier was...

Christy Clark calls on US to return artifacts belonging to First Nations

(subscription) (subscription)British Columbia Premier Christy Clark is challenging the United States to return sacred artifacts and ancestral remains belonging to the province's First Nations,...

Open Letter: Energy Forum letter to Premier Christy Clark on BC's rising emissions

BCBusinessWith your end-of-June deadline for a new climate plan fast approaching, we would like to reiterate our support for a plan that puts B.C. back...

Michael Smyth: Premier Clark's $50000 Liberal party 'stipend' stirs more controversy

Because NDP pit bull David Eby had accused Clark of effectively pocketing a “commission” on Liberal party donations to finance her $50,000 annual “stipend” as...

Where's Canada's Bernie Sanders? Where's British Columbia's Elizabeth Warren?

Some politicians, such as Vancouver-Point Grey NDP MLA David Eby, have made inroads by highlighting the scope of the problem and advancing solutions. Others, such...

'We have to adapt': Christy Clark links Dawson Creek floods to climate change

The federal government must be more generous with disaster relief as climate change-linked floods and fires pound communities across B.C., Premier Christy Clark said on...

If the trans-Pacific trade deal is going to happen, it's going to happen after the election

It is also a tough vote for conservative, business-friendly Democrats like 7th District Rep. Collin Peterson. That leaves the lame-duck as the only viable window...

Christy Clark earmarks $65M for flood mitigation, asks for more federal money

B.C.'s premier says $65 million has been earmarked to deal with flood mitigation in the province, which she says is the biggest amount ever spent...

Developers' friends and family buying up housing units creates debate amongst parties

“It's quite heartbreaking for people that are trying to get into the market so desperately right now to know that what limited stock that is...

'Air Christy' Bill to Taxpayers Tops $560000

After Clark lost her Vancouver-Point Grey seat to the NDP's David Eby in the May 2013 election, Liberal MLA Ben Stewart resigned in Westside-Kelowna so...

Homeowners face higher taxes with loss of grants

NDP MLA David Eby, opposition housing critic, said he doubts the province will do anything to adjust the threshold for grants, noting their disappearance for...

Justin Trudeau and Christy Clark announce agreement for new SkyTrain cars and SeaBus, but no new transit line

Last year, Lower Mainland mayors backed this idea as well as a proposed extension of the Millennium Line from VCC-Clark Station to Arbutus Street. This...

Justin Trudeau, Christy Clark to sign off on Metro Vancouver transit funds

Straight.comPremier Christy Clark is also slated to be at the announcement at the SkyTrain operations centre in Burnaby to formalize the province's pledge of $246...

Here's everything you need to know about 'Brexit'

“This will not be an amicable divorce,” Jacob Kirkegaard of the Peterson Institute for International Economic said at a recent conference. “The probability of punitive...

Corporate media giving Christy Clark a free ride, but NDP could do better

(blog) (blog)When you think about it, that's a free pass for Christy and Co. to do whatever they please. There is no serious criticism...

Letters: Premier Christy Clark, house prices, war resister, AWOL, interest rates, women prisonersPosted on Jun 14, 2016

(blog)I agree with NDP MLA and housing critic David Eby's suggestion in Michael Smyth's column that the real-estate moguls must have pulled some strings...

Reappointment of Real Estate Council board members draws fire from NDP

NDP MLA David Eby says the decision to reappoint the board members sends the wrong message at a time when the council is facing intense...

TRUMP 'MAJOR SPEECH' today: 'What has happened in Orlando is just the beginning ... Appreciate the congrats for ...

If that happens—if Cotton, Ryan, or another canny young conservative becomes the Nixon to Trump's Goldwater—then we will remember Trump for reintroducing overt racism into...

NDP housing critic David Eby blasts reappointment of two Real Estate Council of B.C. board members

“It is astounding that the premier would reappoint the same people who were sitting on this council's board when penalties were approved that are a...

Premier Christy Clark issues statement in advance of Philippine Independence Day

Christy Clark stopped by one of Manila's most famous restaurants, Jollibee, during a recent trade mission to Asia. Christy Clark. Premier Christy Clark's office issued...

Martyn Brown: Looking for a leader and in search of John Horgan

To win, he will have to elevate and sharpen our focus away from our shallow obsessions with the cult of personality to the problems we...

Onions to EG School Board; to Mountain Iron critics; to reverence of Muhammad Ali

Onions: To “Chicken Little,” Eveleth-Gilbert Schools Superintendent, Jeff Carey. As reported at the last School Board meeting, all of a sudden “the sky is falling”...

Christie Blatchford: Sorry, Christy Clark, a close call is not the same as a sexual assault

Far be it from me to throw a little sunshine on the parade of such revelations but, headline writers to the contrary, let's be clear...

Christy Clark says changing attitudes is the way to stop violence against women

The single most important action needed to stop violence against women is to change attitudes, Premier Christy Clark said Friday. "We can't spend enough money...