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Eby calls for army of auditors to examine B.C. real estate deals

The NDP is supporting an additional property tax which would apply if homes are left vacant or if the homeowner does not pay tax in...

B.C.s finance minister supports Vancouvers empty homes tax

Vancouver-Point Grey NDP MLA David Eby talks with reporters outside Canada Place on Monday, July 11, 2016. The government's action on empty homes in Vancouver...

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.

86% of British Columbians oppose Premier Christy Clarks salary top up

According to a nation-wide Angus Reid Institute poll released Tuesday, 86 per cent of respondents in B.C. believe salary top ups from political parties –...

Time for B.C. NDP to shed forces of no label

The BC NDP could do with a little of this martial arts philosophy as it grapples with attacks from all sides over whether it supports...

B.C. government inaction complicit in money laundering: NDP leader

BC NDP leader John Horgan and MLA David Eby call on the provincial government to crack down on alleged money laundering at a press conference...

Residential Tenancy Branch call times will improve: Ministry

NDP MLA David Eby has accused the branch of being underfunded and understaffed after obtaining the agency's latest quarterly activity report through a Freedom of...

B.C. lacks political will to tackle housing prices

Reached after the budget announcements last week, NDP Housing Critic David Eby said the Official Opposition is in the midst of intense internal debates over...

Opposition NDP wants B.C.-paid legal costs made public

Vancouver-Point Grey MLA David Eby said the Ministry of Finance's year-end financial report for 2015 disclosed that indemnities were issued at least six times to...

Former BCLC CEO raised betting limits while seeking Paragon gaming job: NDP allege

But Graydon's controversial departure was raised again in the Legislature during question period on Tuesday, after NDP MLA David Eby obtained a Dec. 19, 2013...

B.C. Housing stops tracking homeless shelter turnaways

In a letter to Eby, B.C. Housing CEO elaborated that a turnaway doesn't necessarily mean a shelter is full (a man trying to enter a...

Convention centre to blame for Tourism Vancouver's mounting debt: NDP

The Vancouver hotel tax is going up 50 per cent on Tuesday to help pay for Tourism Vancouver's increasing debt load from the new convention...

Shelter opening for Maple Ridge homeless campers

NDP MLA David Eby has been critical of the B.C. government's response to the homelessness crisis in Maple Ridge. “I can't believe it took so...

Independent data on housing crisis required: NDP MLA

... housing market, an NDP MLA says. The B.C. Real Estate Association (BCREA) released a report this week saying that foreign ownership impacts less than...

Vancouver mayor plugs pipeline politics as key election issue

In the 2013 provincial election, MLA David Eby's strong opposition to oil tankers helped him defeat Premier Christy Clark in the Vancouver-Point Grey riding. Robertson...

B.C. Premier Christy Clark, Tsilhqot'in Nation sign redress understanding

Vancouver Sun PITT MEADOWS, B.C. – B.C. Premier Christy Clark admits that a Supreme Court of Canada ruling on First Nation land rights was a legal...

Kathleen Wynne, Christy Clark announce Ontario, B.C. wine deal is near

After years of protectionism — and complaints from Ontarians unable to get many fine B.C. vintages — Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said Thursday an agreement...

Premier Christy Clark exempts herself from oil refinery decisions

The Premier of British Columbia will have no say in proposed oil refineries in the province after recusing herself from government decisions Tuesday. Christy Clark...

Students rally to save ESL program at Vancouver Community College

More than 800 people attended the rally, including NDP MLA and education critic David Eby, to implore the province to step in with additional funding...

Mike Farnworth gives up B.C. NDP leadership bid, supports John Horgan

He formally entered the contest last month, saying many of those young New Democrats like MLA's Michelle Mungall and David Eby were urging him to...

Christy Clark: B.C. has big Asian export hopes for LNG

OTTAWA – Premier Christy Clark is projecting British Columbia will rival energy giant Alberta in terms of “contribution to Canada” once the province starts exporting...

British Columbia not ready for catastrophic earthquake

... over the appointment of former B.C. Solicitor General John Les as co-chair. His $140,000 contract, and questions over qualifications, was seen as a patronage...

Ottawa needs to step into truckers dispute: Christy Clark

Calgary Herald VANCOUVER – The federal and B.C. governments and Port Metro Vancouver have announced a 14-point plan to resolve an ongoing strike by container-truck drivers...

It's hard to negotiate without a proposal: Christy Clark to B.C. teachers

CTV News B.C. Premier Christy Clark hopes to reach an agreement with the B.C. Teachers' Federation before job action disrupts the school system and says the...

Mike Farnworth first out of the gate in NDP leadership race

CTV News The race is on. The news to date surrounding the soon to be vacated NDP leadership has been more about those who aren't running...

School crisis: Door being shut in B.C. students' faces, NDP MLA warns

The failing British Columbia jobs plan could be just the tip of the iceberg. NDP advanced education critic David Eby, MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey, warns...

International schools in limbo awaiting B.C's new visa rules

NDP Advanced Education Critic David Eby said B.C. faces fierce competition for international students from Australia, America and the U.K. , and many of them...

Surrey senior to file human rights complaint after allegedly being denied ...

Hammell's fellow NDP MLA, well-known B.C. civil rights lawyer David Eby, is helping to write Bailey's complaint. He said he expects it to be filed...