Jeff Nagel

Sensible BC marijuana reform campaigner Dana Larsen.

Marijuana petitioners face possible defeat, eye relaunch

Sensible BC far short of target with less than three weeks left in campaign

Sensible BC marijuana reform campaigner Dana Larsen.
B.C. Agriculture Minister Pat Pimm has asked B.C.'s Conflict of Interest Commissioner for an opinion on his controversial approaches to the Agricultural Land Commission.

Pimm’s conduct with ALC referred to conflict commissioner

Premier Clark won't fire agriculture minister, awaits guidance

B.C. Agriculture Minister Pat Pimm has asked B.C.'s Conflict of Interest Commissioner for an opinion on his controversial approaches to the Agricultural Land Commission.
Most B.C. drivers don't expect to end up like the driver of this flipped vehicle last winter in Abbotsford.

Poll finds B.C. drivers confident of snow skills, doubt need for winter tires

Insights West/BCAA survey finds just a third of motorists admit to 'freaking out' when it snows

Most B.C. drivers don't expect to end up like the driver of this flipped vehicle last winter in Abbotsford.
B.C. Agriculture Minister Pat Pimm is under fire for inappropriately lobbying the Agricultural Land Commission over the summer about a decision on farmland use near Fort St. John.

Minister Pat Pimm must resign for ALC interference: IntegrityBC

Group says ethical lapse crossed line, also taints potential government reform of farmland reserve

B.C. Agriculture Minister Pat Pimm is under fire for inappropriately lobbying the Agricultural Land Commission over the summer about a decision on farmland use near Fort St. John.
Nelson veteran Len Mulholland was a behind-enemy-lines agent for the British during the Second World War.

Seven great Remembrance Day reads from around B.C.

From Pearl Harbour to the Great Escape, and the Dutch Resistance to Korea, B.C. veterans tell their stories

Nelson veteran Len Mulholland was a behind-enemy-lines agent for the British during the Second World War.
Rich Coleman

Coleman still pumped for LNG despite report’s caution

Think tank warns B.C. needs 'realistic expectations' on hoped-for natural gas bonanza

Rich Coleman
A new poll by Insights West examines public opinion on the recent PR war between the federal government and the wireless phone industry.

Poll points to stalemate in wireless phone war, appetite for more competition

Insights West finds B.C. customers don't see federal government or telcos are their champion

A new poll by Insights West examines public opinion on the recent PR war between the federal government and the wireless phone industry.
Speed limits could go up – or down – on some provincial highways as a result of a review announced by B.C. Transportation Minister Todd Stone.

Transportation Minister revs up B.C. speed limit reform debate

Todd Stone announces formal review of highway speed limits, citing better roads, safer cars, new risk research

Speed limits could go up – or down – on some provincial highways as a result of a review announced by B.C. Transportation Minister Todd Stone.
The 2010 movie Tron: Legacy was made in B.C.

B.C. eyes provincial truce on movie subsidies

Cost of film tax credits nearing $400m per year, Finance Minister Mike de Jong says

The 2010 movie Tron: Legacy was made in B.C.
Korody and Nuttall were arrested and charged with possession of these Boston Marathon-style pressure cooker bombs.

Surrey duo arrested in foiled plot to bomb Canada Day crowd at Legislature in Victoria

Police call it case of domestic terrorism, inspired by 'Al-Qaeda'; Premier to speak

Korody and Nuttall were arrested and charged with possession of these Boston Marathon-style pressure cooker bombs.
B.C. Teachers Federation president Susan Lambert.

Teachers to yank after-school activities, face LRB order on report cards

BCTF votes 73 per cent to withdraw extra-curricular activities as ruling orders teachers to complete report cards

B.C. Teachers Federation president Susan Lambert.
Basic ICBC premiums to jump 11 per cent

Basic ICBC premiums to jump 11 per cent

Cut in optional rates to offset much of the pain for most B.C. motorists

Basic ICBC premiums to jump 11 per cent
An RCMP officer in Surrey

Thaw in chilly talks to keep RCMP in B.C.

Civic rep Fassbender hopeful: 'Nobody is threatening anybody at the moment'

An RCMP officer in Surrey
Delegates at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention last week.

BRIEFS: Oil, marijuana, metal theft among UBCM issues

Civic delegates urge caution on smart meters, oil exports and P3 projects

Delegates at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention last week.
Delegates voting at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention

Cities call on Hydro to freeze smart meter push

UBCM votes 55 per cent for moratorium on wireless meter rollout

Delegates voting at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention
Smokers should continue to pay plenty in taxes on tobacco

Premier kills idea of MSP surcharge on smokers

Clark opposes de Jong proposal to tinker with premiums

Smokers should continue to pay plenty in taxes on tobacco
The province is giving smokers more help to quit. But the health minister is also talking about higher fees to punish them.

B.C. eyes higher fees to push smokers to quit

Controversial MSP premium surcharge on table: de Jong

The province is giving smokers more help to quit. But the health minister is also talking about higher fees to punish them.
Delegates voting Wednesday morning at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Vancouver.

Cities oppose new spending watchdog

Many UBCM delegates fear planned watchdog on waste would itself be a waste of money

Delegates voting Wednesday morning at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Vancouver.
Delegates voting Wednesday morning at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Vancouver.

Online voting option backed by B.C. cities

UBCM asks province to allow e-voting at civic level

Delegates voting Wednesday morning at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Vancouver.
BC Hydro has already installed more than 100

Hydro smart meter fears aired at UBCM

Province will ignore any call for a moratorium

BC Hydro has already installed more than 100