January 23, 2018

Cabinet ministers pledge support for embattled Premier

BC Liberal cabinet ministers are pledging support for the Premier leading into an emergency cabinet meeting. Community Minister Bill Bennett says this whole thing has been overblown by the media and the party is all on the same page.Bennett says the Premier, Christy Clark, isn't going anywhere, and if she does: "I think we have a good chance of … [Read more...]

Pledge Day raises more than $1.7 million for the CKNW Orphans’ Fund

More than 1.7 million dollars. That's how much was raised Friday -- the 35th annual Pledge Day for the CKNW Orphans' Fund. Executive Director, Jamie Hunt says that number breaks a record set back in 2006. "Last year was 1.22 million so you look at almost half a million dollars more that goes directly back to the programs that we support, more kids … [Read more...]

Celebrities pledge to attend Victoria sit-in against pipelines, tankers

More celebrities are latching on to anti-pipeline activism in Canada – this time, for an event in Victoria next week. The star power includes Canadian and American actors such as Mark Ruffalo, Daryl Hannah, Ellen Page, Pamela Anderson, Michael Moore, Mia Kirshner, Peter Keleghan and Tantoo Cardinal. In a statement, Hannah says her group … [Read more...]

A record amount raised for the CKNW Orphans’ Fund on Pledge Day

Over $ 1.2 million... That's the unofficial total from Friday's 34th annual CKNW Orphans' Fund Pledge Day -- a new record. "So on behalf on everyone connected with this day, we can't thank you long enough, or loud enough, but we sure do appreciate it, and we hope it kick-started you into the Christmas spirit." CKNW's Dan Russell shared the good … [Read more...]