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Christy Clark visits remote First Nation divided over Pacific NorthWest LNG project

B.C. Premier Christy Clark has travelled to Lax Kw'alaams for the first time, visiting the remote aboriginal community that is deeply divided over a controversial...

Affordable housing key issue for BC voters in provincial election: poll

Housing affordability has emerged as a key issue among B.C. voters less than a year before the next provincial election, a new poll suggests, as...

It's time for Christy Clark to show solidarity with BC's LGBT community

Of course, as a part of the LGBT community, I am grateful for the very kind words of B.C. Premier Christy Clark in the aftermath...

Canada Revenue Agency launches Vancouver housing probe

David Eby, the NDP's housing critic, said it is about time the federal government got involved in the issue, but he was critical of the...

Ex-BC Conservative leader Dan Brooks wants his old job back

He said a lawsuit filed by party rival Rick Peterson alleging that Mr. Brooks and his former campaign manager were involved in the dissemination of...

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...

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,...

Christy Clark sings familiar pre-election song, but sings it louder now

(subscription) (subscription)One is on the floor of the legislature, amid the cut-and-thrust of Question Period, where her innate debating skills are on full display.

NEB's pipeline approval puts Christy Clark in the hot seat

(subscription) (subscription)B.C. Premier Christy Clark, who will go to the polls in May, 2017, is currently opposed to the project, which has generated strong...

Climate change sparking need for national forest fire plan: Christy Clark

(subscription) (subscription)Climate change is leading to more wildfires and the country needs a national forest firefighting strategy, says B.C. Premier Christy Clark. While the...

British Columbia's carbon tax is an opportunity for Christy Clark

What should Premier Christy Clark do? Let's start with the basics. British Columbia's carbon tax is a well-designed and broad-based tax that applies to about...

Exclusive fundraisers, Christy Clark's salary top-up not conflicts: commissioner

B.C. Premier Christy Clark has not broken any conflict rules by participating in small, private fundraising events or by taking an extra salary from the...

Christy Clark isn't worried – and she doesn't think you are, either

In the lead up to the 2013 provincial election, Premier Christy Clark found herself in one of those binds politicians have nightmares about. Her government...

Christy Clark's salary being topped up by donations to BC Liberal Party

Premier Christy Clark is paid tens of thousands of dollars each year by the BC Liberal Party – an income that is drawn from coffers...

BC NDP want police to investigate Vancouver-area real estate firm

NDP housing critic David Eby has sent a letter to Vancouver's police chief asking the force to investigate New Coast Realty's owner Ze Yu Wu...

Christy Clark offers red herrings to defend fishy fundraising rules

B.C. Premier Christy Clark took a stand-pat approach, defending her position by suggesting that there isn't necessarily a correlation between spending and a victorious outcome.

Christy Clark defends position on private political fundraisers

B.C. Premier Christy Clark is defending her participation in private political fundraisers, and voted Wednesday against fast-tracking debate on a private member's bill that would...

Christy Clark announces $470-million turbine contract for BC Site C dam

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark has announced a $470-million deal for turbines and generators for the Site C dam, despite ongoing protests and court challenges...

BC NDP's failure to own fundraiser fiasco another glaring fumble

B.C. New Democrat MLA David Eby has written to the province's conflict of interest commissioner, Paul Fraser, asking him to investigate revelations in The Globe...

BC NDP seeks probe into Liberals' fundraising tactics

That is the question that New Democratic MLA David Eby wants the province's conflict-of-interest commissioner, Paul Fraser, to investigate. In a letter to Mr. Fraser...

Christy Clark vows 'real-time' disclosure of political donations

B.C. Premier Christy Clark has promised to legislate more transparency around political fundraising, but stopped short of following Ontario's commitment to curb union and corporate...

BC NDP expected to table bill banning union and corporate donations

At the same time, NDP MLA David Eby was using social media to highlight stories in this week detailing Liberal Premier Christy Clark's secretive...

BC housing affordability crisis is regionwide, says David Eby

It's not just Vancouver residents who are angry and frustrated about increasingly out-of-control housing costs, says an NDP MLA leading the charge on the issue.

BC real estate panel to review sales practices, investigate 'risks' to public

The terms of reference are “remarkably comprehensive for the relatively limited jurisdiction of the [B.C.] Real Estate Council,” NDP MLA and housing critic David Eby...

B.C. Premier Christy Clark's longevity record speaks volumes

The Globe and Mail - The ...The Globe and MailJust days past the five-year mark, B.C. Premier has outlasted all previous Canadian female first ministers...

Christy Clark applauds Canada-U.S. move to sign softwood lumber ...

Vancouver SunB.C. Premier Christy Clark says she is optimistic about a top-level agreement to try to head off another Canada-U.S. softwood lumber trade conflict.Christy Clark...

BC Premier Christy Clark's longevity record speaks volumes

This commentary is part of Work in Progress, The Globe's look at the global struggle for gender parity. Christy Clark is the Premier of the...

Christy Clark hopes climate deal means support for Alberta hydro link

B.C. Premier Christy Clark is hopeful the agreement between the provinces and Ottawa on creating a joint approach to fighting climate change will open the...

Christy Clark says British Columbia should be a model for carbon tax

B.C. Premier Christy Clark says a national carbon tax should be modelled after B.C.'s groundbreaking levy, including being used to fund tax breaks. As premiers...

Christy Clark should support a national climate plan

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's challenge at his meeting of first ministers in Vancouver this week is forging a Canadian consensus on the climate file. His...

Christy Clark needs a lesson on playing nice

Her, of course, is Christy Clark, the greatest premier in all the land – and if you don't believe me, just ask her. Ms. Clark,...

In today's economy, BC Premier Christy Clark should avoid gloating

Premier Christy Clark should avoid gloating. Much hope has been invested in B.C. liquefied natural gas, both recently and almost chronically in the past. Back...

Christy Clark appoints TransLink minister to consult on Uber

British Columbia's Premier has appointed Peter Fassbender, the minister responsible for TransLink, to talk to municipalities and other stakeholders about how to handle Uber and...

Christy Clark hints housing relief a main priority of BC budget

British Columbia's high housing costs are on the government's radar as it prepares to table its budget next month, but Premier Christy Clark is ruling...

BC government raises homeowner tax relief threshold as prices soar

The Finance Minister said the government was averse to taking measures that would affect the value of homes of B.C. property owners. David Eby, the...

Christy Clark's LNG pledge has yet to pay off, but it may not matter in 2017

For the Liberal government of B.C. Premier Christy Clark, no campaign promise in 2013 was bigger than her vow to transform the provincial economy with...

Laura Miller's resignation spells bad news for BC Premier Christy Clark

A day after Premier Christy Clark had to admit that her government had not been the beacon of openness and transparency she promised it would...

Christy Clark ready to increase funds for British Columbia's at-risk kids

It is an excellent bet that Premier Christy Clark will respond to a report this week on a child protection case gone wrong with a...

Christy Clark accused of interfering in local band election to aid brother's deal

Premier Christy Clark has been accused of interfering in a local band election to help a candidate who supports a $10-million wind farm proposal involving...

New study: Vancouver housing market fuelled by Chinese buyers

The data were obtained by David Eby, the NDP MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey. He turned the data over to Andy Yan, a University of British...

Limits to campaign donations could affect democracy, BC minister says

Vancouver-Point Grey NDP MLA David Eby said people in his west-side riding are already suspicious about the impact that developer donations are having on Vancouver...

BC Premier Christy Clark pledges to prioritize lumber deal

The prospect of renewed tensions over lumber exports was enough to prompt B.C. Premier Christy Clark to acknowledge a federal election campaign is taking place...

BC premier plays wedge politics with Site C dam

Other influential voices including George Heyman and David Eby stood with her in arguing against the project. The critics of Site C won the debate...

Christy Clark vows 'consequences' over foster teen's death in a hotel

Now, Premier Christy Clark says there will be consequences for the events that led to the death last week of Alex Gervais. The teen was...

Betting limit increase by former BC Lottery CEO prompted policy changes

... changes to these limits so that they are in place prior to January 31, 2014, and in particular, at the Edgewater and River Rock...

Christy Clark can't easily dismiss expert opinion on BC's wolf cull

It is not just environmental groups that are critical of the cull, in which wolves are shot from helicopters, but pop icons and scientists are...

Mayors to press BC Premier Christy Clark on wildfire prevention

Mr. Findlater is leading the campaign at this week's Union of B.C. Municipalities convention to press Premier Christy Clark to put more money into preventing...

Christy Clark creates $1-million fund to help Syrian refugees who settle in BC

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark has announced a $1-million fund to assist Syrian refugees who settle in her province, saying Canadians have a duty to...

Alberta NDP's rookie MLAs prepare for a whole new world

B.C. NDP MLA David Eby shudders to think of all that the new Alberta MLAs have to learn. Mr. Eby was 36 when he defeated...

Christy Clark: BC premier has made a big bet on LNG

(subscription) (subscription)Christy Clark springs out of her chair after she sees four kids waving at her through the restaurant window. “Hold on a sec,”...