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BC Liberal social media attack on NDP housing critic a sign of desperation: political scientist

... (NEWS 1130) – The BC Liberals are going after the NDP's housing critic on social media, suggesting that party can't be trusted on that...

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...

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...

New Christy Clark biography saves its strongest critiques for her opponents

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – A new book promises to be both a “fascinating political portrait and a penetrating critique” of Premier Christy Clark. But does...

Christy Clark's approval ratings slide further

A new Angus Reid Institute poll has her down to 27 per cent support, her lowest showing since the last election. University of the Fraser...

Christy Clark to be Canada's longest-serving female premier

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Monday marks a big anniversary for Christy Clark. It will be five years since she was sworn-in as premier of British...

Christy Clark ranked premier with best fiscal performance

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – The BC Liberals have no choice but to move forward following a pair of by-election defeats Tuesday night, but Premier Christy...

People in Vancouver's Point Grey worried they still aren't getting a say in the sale of the Jericho lands

NDP MLA David Eby says it's a tough topic, as the land — which has a First Nations title claim — already houses a francophone...

Christy Clark responds to news Edmonton has given Uber approval

The so-called sharing economy, from Airbnb to ridehailing apps like Uber, represent a challenge governments haven't had to deal with before, says Premier Christy Clark.

Carole Taylor named special adviser to Christy Clark

The former finance minister will work closely with Premier Christy Clark as she develops economic policy. “The thing I know about her is that she's...

BC NDP in favour of proposal to tax foreign home owners who leave properties vacant

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – The provincial NDP says it is on board with a proposal to slap a 1.5 per cent surtax on foreign investors...

Critics call for weather shelter changes following death of a man in Sechelt

NDP Housing Critic David Eby says this problem isn't unique to Sechelt and even Vancouver's homeless are often turned away. “It's mostly embarrassing when in...

Open letter to Christy Clark calls for credible plan for successful climate action

More than 25 academics and experts contributed to the letter. They are sending it to Christy Clark today, ahead of a climate summit in Paris.

Christy Clark among premiers welcoming Syrian refugees despite fears over ...

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Premier Christy Clark says BC will still open its doors to Syrian refugees. Calling refugee settlement services a federal responsibility, Clark...

Amendments to a bill spark debate in the legislature

NDP Critic David Eby says it's time for a full time housing minister. “For a province-wide crisis of housing, we have a part time minister.

Former MLA penning a book about Premier Christy Clark

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – A woman who is no stranger to politics herself is working on a book about Christy Clark. Former Liberal MLA Judi...

NDP questions delays in liquor policy rollout

That's the question the NDP is asking after the glacier-like rollout of the move to bring booze to our grocery store shelves. “The government's so-called...

Premier Christy Clark rearranges cabinet, taking Fassbender from education

Straight.comVANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – BC Premier Christy Clark has rearranged some members of her cabinet, shuffling Peter Fassbender out of education and into the Ministry...

Supreme Court rules BC's francophone education is inadequate

says NDP MLA David Eby. Eby suggests the school facilities are so lacking, they are violating the children's rights. “Fracophone students under Canada's constitution are...

NDP takes government to task over leaky roof at BC Place

VICTORIA (NEWS1130) – The NDP voiced its displeasure with BC Place and its leaky roof at the legislature today. “Each year the government continues to...

BC's Christy Clark expects relations will blossom with Alberta's Jim Prentice

VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – Premier Christy Clark says she expects the relationship between British Columbia and Alberta to blossom under the leadership of new Alberta Premier...

Parents and teachers share ideas on coping with the teachers' strike

New Democrat MLA David Eby hosted the event which brought together other politicians, Vancouver trustees, parent advisory council chairs and other education supporters in the...

MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey hosting meeting for parents

David Eby is hosting the meeting in order to give parents an opportunity to network for childcare options and to vent about the ongoing education...

Pundits blast Christy Clark for not being in Likely after tailings pond breach

Omni TV Political Analyst Kim Emerson tells us Christy Clark's office is saying it doesn't want the premier to be a distraction to what's happening...

Christy Clark weighs in on Gaza conflict

VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – Premier Christy Clark is weighing on the ongoing conflict in the Gaza Strip. Clark sent a letter to the Centre for Israel...

Christy Clark publicly supports Israel

VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – BC's premier has taken a stance on the conflict in Gaza, saying “I'm proud that British Columbia can be counted as a...

Home»News»Local»Teachers looking for solutions to ending the ongoing strike

As part of the dialogue there was a panel of experts including a representative from the BC Federation of Labour, one from the Canadian Centre...

Teachers dispute hasn't hurt Christy Clark's approval ratings

24 Hours Vancouver VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – Voters have plenty to say about the teachers dispute, but it looks like many of you still approve of the...

NDP MLAs who are members of the bar to vote against TWU policy

MLA David Eby says he and his fellow NDP caucus members will be voting in favour of equality, “which is to say we're going to...

Rally to save Vancouver Pine Free Clinic draws big support

Vancouver Coastal Health has announced the services at Pine as well as four other Vancouver clinics will be consolidated into Raven Song. Everyone at the...

Light rail advocate argues against Broadway subway option

... better transit along Broadway's far more important than a bike lane,” Johnston says. He's sent letters to Vancouver MLA, David Eby, and NDP leader,...

Premier Christy Clark, Petronas sign LNG letter of intent

Vancouver Sun Premier Christy Clark, who is travelling in Malaysia on an LNG trade mission, signed the letter of intent along with Petronas president and group...

John Horgan takes the reins of BC NDP with inauguration in Vancouver

But Vancouver-Point Grey MLA, David Eby, who was one of the chairs of Horgan's campaign, says Horgan has been very clear the party is committed...

Clark sticking by projection of riches in booming LNG industry

VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – The premier is sticking by her government's predictions of a booming LNG industry in this province. This comes in the wake of...

BC Conservatives choose a 38-year-old to lead party

Dan Brooks was chosen over the other candidate, Rick Peterson, at a leadership convention in Richmond on Saturday. Brooks, who now lives in Kamloops but...

Liberals win majority government in Quebec election

In an emailed statement, BC Premier Christy Clark said she has been following the provincial election in BC closely. “The Canada I have lived and...

Temporary foreign workers no fix for LNG skill shortage: CLC

VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – The final report from Premier Christy Clark's Liquefied Natural Gas Working Group has found BC has a huge gap when it comes...

Clark asked to free up party director to testify in gas scandal

TORONTO (NEWS1130) - Premier Christy Clark is being asked to give her party's executive director some time off so she can testify about her involvement...

NDP MLA Mike Farnworth kicks off leadership campaign

PORT COQUITLAM (NEWS1130) – BC NDP leadership candidate Mike Farnworth got tough on the Liberal government at his latest campaign stop in Port Coquitlam today.

Deal reached with striking truckers at Port Metro Vancouver

The deal includes Port Metro Vancouver revoking licence suspensions, the federal government increasing trip rates by 12 per cent over 2006 rates, and an increase...

BC Minister: Alberta Premier's quitting shouldn't impact BC

Redford and BC Premier Christy Clark managed to hammer out a framework agreement in November on oil-pipeline development, specifically around the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline,...

Premier Clark speaks out against Russia's actions in Ukraine

VICTORIA – British Columbia Premier Christy Clark is speaking up about the crisis on Europe's Crimean Peninsula, saying Ukrainians must be free from threats, intimidation...

Christy Clark plugs LNG vision in California senate address

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (NEWS1130) – Premier Christy Clark is plugging her vision for an economy fuelled by liquefied natural gas during a trip to California. Clark...

News1130′s John Ackermann looks back on Christy Clark's surprising win in ...

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