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Ten federal Conservative leadership hopefuls hold debate in Winnipeg

Rick Peterson speaks at a Conservative Party of Canada leadership forum in Winnipeg, Thursday, January 19, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods. WINNIPEG - Many of...

Most top-10 B.C. Liberal donors in construction industry

Vancouver-Point Grey NDP MLA David Eby said it's no surprise to him that real estate developers dominated the B.C. Liberal donor list in 2016. He...

Les Leyne: NDP tapping into home-price anger

One measure of the volatility of the real-estate issue: NDP MLA David Eby held a public meeting on the topic in March in Vancouver and...

B.C. Premier Christy Clark announces funding for Alzheimer's support program

Vancouver SunKELOWNA, B.C. - British Columbia Premier Christy Clark has announced $2.7 million in funding for a program that offers information, education and support to...

Les Leyne: Commissioner says he's not in conflict

One was from NDP MLA David Eby and the other from Democracy Watch, an Ottawa-based citizens' group. Eby subsequently wrote Fraser with concerns about whether...

Les Leyne: NDP skeptical of Liberal information promises

NDP MLA David Eby said the new structure sets up a situation where deputy ministers would have a conflict of interest in approving release of...

Les Leyne: Christy Clark now Canada's longest-serving female premier

Premier Christy Clark with Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon at the B.C. legislature just before the reading of the throne speech on Feb. 9. On Wednesday, Clark...

BC takes 'hard look' at non-resident real estate tax

Both David Eby, the NDP housing critic, and Coun. Geoff Meggs, the chair of the city's finance committee, said they would want any money collected...

Residential tenancy dispute fees doubled by province

CKNW News Talk 980Vancouver-Point Grey MLA David Eby, the NDP's spokesman on housing issues, said it's no surprise that Coleman kept quiet about hiking the...

Editorial: B.C. legislators enjoy generous perks

And was David Eby's visit to a forum for young legislators in Peru really worth the cost? The junket by the Vancouver-Point Grey NDP MLA...

Premier Christy Clark splits Justice Ministry into two

The ProvinceIn a reversal, Premier Christy Clark has split the offices of the Attorney General and Solicitor General into separate ministries as her government struggles...

NDP: Clark slow to call byelections for two seats in legislature

Ben Stewart resigned his seat for Clark after she lost Vancouver-Point Grey to the NDP's David Eby in the general election. “Will the premier allow...

NDP's Jenny Kwan slams premier for failure to call byelections

Ben Stewart resigned his seat for Clark after she lost Vancouver-Point Grey to the NDP's David Eby in the general election. “Will the premier allow...

Les Leyne: Liquor-price mistake costs millions

NDP MLA David Eby obtained an April memo to Justice Minister Suzanne Anton about a slip-up that had just been discovered in the LDB's pricing...

Press Pass: Standing up for Canada, one semicolon at a time

HEY, EINSTEIN — New Democrat David Eby (Vancouver-Point Grey) and Liberal Sam Sullivan (Vancouver-False Creek) got into it over the precise wording of a famous...

Please, someone hide Christy Clark's cellphone

Once again, Premier Christy Clark has acted in a puerile and unbecoming way on social media. By denigrating some of the players on the Seattle...

Christy Clark fails the marshmallow test

Premier Christy Clark ate the first marshmallow when she agreed to a liquefied natural gas contract that promises to create 3,500 construction jobs for three...

Christy Clark's approval rating continues to slide in BC: poll

Vancity BuzzChristy Clark has never had the approval of more than half of B.C. voters, according to Angus Reid polling. It's a lot lower these...

Premier Christy Clark's principal secretary leaves for private sector

Vancouver Sun“It is time now for Chris to return to the private sector to pursue a new opportunity for him and his wife,” wrote Clark's...

Press Pass: A pyramid scheme, perhaps?

POP QUIZ — The NDP's David Eby and Transportation Minister Todd Stone took a break from the usual partisan rhetoric last week to rhapsodize about...

Press Pass: Premier Christy Clark striving for political bliss

Premier Christy Clark on her relationship with the Opposition NDP: “It's very hard to keep them happy, but having been through one marriage, I'm determined...

Press Pass: NDP MLAs sweep the podium in Weaver's heckle rankings

BEER WATCH — Speaking of liquor, NDP MLA David Eby's Twitter feed @Dave_Eby has become the go-to site for the latest in liquor pricing. As...

Liquor reform brings concern of higher prices

NDP liquor policy critic David Eby said the new pricing scheme will likely see British Columbians paying higher prices for some of their favourite drinks.

Press Pass: A Smart move out of the gallery

BABY ON BOARD — NDP MLA David Eby's excuse for not running for the party's leadership earlier this year checks out. He bowed out because...

Press Pass: A Smart move out of the gallery

BABY ON BOARD — NDP MLA David Eby's excuse for not running for the party's leadership earlier this year checks out. He bowed out because...

Press Pass: A Smart move out of the gallery

BABY ON BOARD — NDP MLA David Eby's excuse for not running for the party's leadership earlier this year checks out. He bowed out because...

Dermod Travis: Ministerial accountability proving elusive

There was the curious case of Advanced Education Minister Amrik Virk who, in responding to a question posed by NDP MLA David Eby over issues...

In UBCM speech, Clark says path of peace shapes BC future

WHISTLER, B.C. - In what sounded more like a speech to the United Nations rather than local politicians, British Columbia Premier Christy Clark travelled through...

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

VANCOUVER - Premier Christy Clark says she expects the relationship between British Columbia and Alberta to blossom under the leadership of new Alberta Premier Jim...

Christy Clark says talk about the Constitution won't happen at premiers meeting

CHARLOTTETOWN - British Columbia Premier Christy Clark says there's little chance Canada's premiers will talk about bringing Quebec into the Constitution at their annual meeting...

Premier invites First Nations chiefs to meet with BC cabinet in September

Premier Christy Clark is inviting First Nations leaders across the province to attend an “all chiefs” meeting with her cabinet in September. The gathering is...

Clark invites First Nations chiefs to meet with cabinet in September

Premier Christy Clark is inviting First Nations leaders across the province to attend an “all chiefs” meeting with her cabinet in September. The gathering is...

Les Leyne: Preparing for the Big One never ends

NDP MLA David Eby said government priorities can be ranked by the money allocated. By that measure, B.C. spent twice as much on the Bollywood...

Editorial: Don't minimize Virk's errors

The issue was brought to the fore in the last legislative sitting by NDP MLA David Eby, who began asking questions about Kwantlen's hiring practices...

NDP want auditor general to look into advanced education minister

The Province David Eby, the advanced education critic for the NDP, says Clark is refusing to hold Virk responsible for his role in the scandal. Eby...

Les Leyne: Report exposes salary shenanigans

University staff who were affronted by how the rules were bent started talking to NDP MLA David Eby and he started picking away during the...

'Troubling' disclosure failures at Kwantlen university: de Jong

“I think it's an indictment of the premier's judgment that the minister maintains his position after this report has come out,” said NDP advanced education...

'Troubling' disclosure failures at Kwantlen university: de Jong

“I think it's an indictment of the premier's judgment that the minister maintains his position after this report has come out,” said NDP advanced education...

Les Leyne: Liberals in the hot seat over university

The political angles stem from the owners of the school — the Eminata Group, a Liberal-friendly company that has prompted some embarrassment for Premier Christy...

Les Leyne: The victory lap's over for Christy Clark

Castanet.net In a speech on Saturday, Premier Christy Clark fondly reminisced about the “Comeback Kid” win that virtually no one saw coming. She credited everyone in...

Les Leyne: The victory lap's over for Christy Clark

Castanet.net In a speech on Saturday, Premier Christy Clark fondly reminisced about the “Comeback Kid” win that virtually no one saw coming. She credited everyone in...

Premier Christy Clark wants to overhaul BC Liberals

Premier Christy Clark says she wants to modernize and overhaul the B.C. Liberal Party at its annual convention this weekend in Kelowna, but that doesn't...

Premier Christy Clark wants to overhaul BC Liberals

Premier Christy Clark says she wants to modernize and overhaul the B.C. Liberal Party at its annual convention this weekend in Kelowna, but that doesn't...

Christy Clark wants to overhaul Liberals

Premier Christy Clark says she wants to modernize and overhaul the B.C. Liberal Party at its annual convention this weekend in Kelowna, but that doesn't...

Press Pass: NDP's eyes on the meter over consultant's pay

The NDP's David Eby seized on that mistake this past week to poke fun at Virk's role in unusual executive payments at Kwantlen University. “The...

Press pass: NDP's eyes on the meter over consultant's pay

The NDP's David Eby seized on that mistake this past week to poke fun at Virk's role in unusual executive payments at Kwantlen University. “The...

BC shifts education money toward trades

“I just can't even understand what they're talking about,” said NDP advanced education critic David Eby. “The schools don't have money for the basic programming...

BC shifts education funds toward trades

“I just can't even understand what they're talking about,” said NDP advanced education critic David Eby. “The schools don't have money for the basic programming...

B.C. shifts education funds toward trades

“I just can't even understand what they're talking about,” said NDP advanced education critic David Eby. “The schools don't have money for the basic programming...

BC dissolves contested private career agency as part of core review

(blog)David Eby, the Opposition NDP's advanced education critic, said his party has been critical of how the government has regulated private career institutions. "Something...