KAMLOOPS — According to a report released by the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition in January of this year, 13.2 percent of British Columbians were living in poverty. It’s a staggering number when you consider BC’s reputation as a rich province.
July 18, 2017 - 2:15pmUpdated: July 18, 2017 - 6:33pm
VICTORIA — The more than 45,000 people forced by wildfires to flee their homes were top of mind for John Horgan as he was sworn in as premier of British Columbia on Tuesday, becoming the first New Democrat to take on the role in 16 years.
VANCOUVER — British Columbia is on the cusp of changing its government for the first time since 2001, as the province scrambles to contain scores of wildfires that have forced tens of thousands of residents from their homes.
July 6, 2017 - 2:00pmUpdated: July 6, 2017 - 4:48pm
VICTORIA — The steep political mountain facing John Horgan’s minority government in British Columbia was apparent in the key appointments he made to his inner circle of close advisers, say political observers.
Horgan’s cabinet will be sworn in at a ceremony in Victoria on July 18.
June 29, 2017 - 6:56amUpdated: June 29, 2017 - 1:43pm
VANCOUVER — If the Liberals are toppled this afternoon, as expected, and if Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon decides to go back to the polls instead of allowing the NDP-Green coalition to govern, the Liberals will likely be jumping for joy.