Jeff Nagel

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Cities grill province over municipal auditor

Civic leaders skeptical as Chong tries to calm concerns over new watchdog

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The RCMP have a long tradition in B.C. but there's growing talk that it could come to an end.

Mounties set to ride into sunset, Ottawa warns B.C.

Policing contract talks hit new level of brinkmanship

The RCMP have a long tradition in B.C. but there's growing talk that it could come to an end.
Langley City Mayor Peter Fassbender is the UBCM's observer in RCMP contract negotiations.

Cities ‘not afraid’ to drop RCMP over costs

Feds show little flexibility on policing contract: Fassbender

Langley City Mayor Peter Fassbender is the UBCM's observer in RCMP contract negotiations.
Community

Cities set to grill minister over planned auditor

UBCM convention to mull civic spending watchdog

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One of the e-cards that users of inSPOT can send anonymously.

Sex partners urged to disclose infections via e-cards

B.C. joins online service to help battle spread of disease

One of the e-cards that users of inSPOT can send anonymously.
BC Ferries vessel Coastal Celebration in dock at Tsawwassen.

B.C. won’t scrap rich pension for Ferries boss

Breaching contract would be wrong, expensive: Lekstrom

BC Ferries vessel Coastal Celebration in dock at Tsawwassen.

Coroners hindered by budget cuts: Audit

Government urged to 'step back' to ensure independence

Deaths on B.C. roads linked to impaired driving are down 50 per cent in the wake of the new administrative roadside penalties that took effect last fall.

Tougher roadside impaired rules here to stay

Bar and restaurant owners give up on push for changes

Deaths on B.C. roads linked to impaired driving are down 50 per cent in the wake of the new administrative roadside penalties that took effect last fall.
Premier Christy Clark.

Charities hope review reforms gambling grants

Funding to many non-profits was slashed in 2009

Premier Christy Clark.
Construction of the new 10-lane Port Mann Bridge over the Fraser River.

Audit flags big gaps in policing environmental reviews

No way to prove required measures are working: Doyle

Construction of the new 10-lane Port Mann Bridge over the Fraser River.
Craig James is B.C.'s acting Chief Electoral Officer.

HST referendum deadline now Aug. 5

Two-week extension in response to postal service delays

Craig James is B.C.'s acting Chief Electoral Officer.
Locked out postal workers in South Surrey Wednesday.

Mail service halts as postal strike becomes lockout

Canada Post said it had to act, Ottawa mulls legislation

Locked out postal workers in South Surrey Wednesday.
Ken Pugh argues ICBC should reform its rules on keeping original insurance papers in the vehicle.

ICBC could help curb home break-ins: Critic

Thieves exploit 'outdated' rule on keeping insurance papers in vehicle

Ken Pugh argues ICBC should reform its rules on keeping original insurance papers in the vehicle.
Canucks-Bruins Game 2 Live Chat: 4:30 Saturday

Canucks-Bruins Game 2 Live Chat: 4:30 Saturday

Black Press newspaper reporters and readers from across B.C. live-chat the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Canucks-Bruins Game 2 Live Chat: 4:30 Saturday
Screen shots of the new ICBC app for iPhone

ICBC unveils app for learning drivers

Includes practice test, guide, video tips

Screen shots of the new ICBC app for iPhone
Exterior of a Target store in the U.S.

Target takes aim at 15 B.C. Zellers stores

Major renos planned before U.S. retailer arrives in 2013

Exterior of a Target store in the U.S.
ICBC plans to cut 350 jobs over three years and change how it rewards and punishes drivers on the basis of risk.

ICBC retreats from stiffer fees to punish risky drivers

Rethink must be 'reasonable', not charge more for one ticket

ICBC plans to cut 350 jobs over three years and change how it rewards and punishes drivers on the basis of risk.
ICBC plans to cut 350 jobs over three years and change how it rewards and punishes drivers on the basis of risk.

ICBC to reward good drivers, punish the bad

Details so far sketchy on new carrot-and-stick insurance discount system

ICBC plans to cut 350 jobs over three years and change how it rewards and punishes drivers on the basis of risk.
B.C. Attorney General Barry Penner confirmed there are no plans to increase funding to add more judges and court staff.

No cash for courts [Part 5 of Justice Denied series]

Justice system faces more funding restraint, but Attorney General predicts reforms will ease case backlog, waits.

B.C. Attorney General Barry Penner confirmed there are no plans to increase funding to add more judges and court staff.
Police officers log numerous hours preparing paperwork and performing other necessary procedures for trials. With increasing frequency

Policing fallout [Part 4 of Justice Denied series]

Court delays trickle down to higher police costs, lower officer morale and falling public confidence

Police officers log numerous hours preparing paperwork and performing other necessary procedures for trials. With increasing frequency