February 20, 2018

Polak looks to crack down on party buses

B-C'S Transporation Minister says the province is looking for ways to crack down on party buses. Mary Polak's comments come less than two weeks after a 16-year old boy died after being on a party bus in Surrey, and a case in Port Moody where police checked a party bus and found a highly intoxicated youth. "Our question is is there more that we can … [Read more...]

Polak calls ice bomb bridge debacle “absolutely unacceptable”

One day after chunks of ice crashed down on more than 100 vehicles on the Port Mann bridge, the minister responsible now has something to say about it. "Absolutely unacceptable". Two words Mary Polak used repeatedly during  a lengthy news conference near the bridge. And the  Transportation Minister is blaming contractor Kiewit … [Read more...]

Polak disappointed by Musqueam protest

Aboriginal Relations Minister Mary Polak says she's disappointed with the Musqueam Indian band for staging a protest that shut down traffic in Vancouver today. Polak says the band should resolve its concerns over a development on the site of an ancient burial ground at the bargaining table, saying there are some new proposals. "One of the proposals … [Read more...]

Polak blasts Cummins over criticism of government’s jobs plan

More strong words for B.C. Conservative Party leader John Cummins -- but this time, they're coming from the person he's likely to square-off with in the next provincial election. Langley Liberal MLA Mary Polak is blasting Cummins' criticism of the government's jobs plan. "Jobs are about all British Columbians, it's not a partian issue." It's … [Read more...]