January 20, 2018

Premier vows to implement all recommendations in Dyble report

Premier Christy Clark is vowing to implement all of the recommendations in John Dyble's report on the ethnic outreach scandal, including possible disciplinary action. In fact, a third person has now resigned in the wake of the report, Mike Lee, the former executive assistant to John Yap, has resigned without severance. Lee was cited in the report … [Read more...]

Dix vows to revive Science World program

The leader of the BC NDP says his party will back a popular science education program cut by the BC Liberals, if it wins May's provincial election. Adrian Dix says the one million dollar a year program for the awareness and learning of science, run by Science World, should never have been cut. "The joy of learning and enjoying science and enjoying … [Read more...]

Premier vows to “stay the course”

Premier Christy Clark says jobs will remain her primary focus in the new year. In a year end interview with CKNW, Clark vowed to stay the course as she attempts to lead her BC Liberals to a come-from-behind election victory in May.     Clark seems optimistic despite bad poll numbers, saying that trite old line is true: the only poll … [Read more...]

HandyDart boss vows to look into complaints

  The company that operates Translink's HandyDart service in Metro Vancouver is vowing to look into complaints levelled by drivers about a decline in service quality. M-V-T Canadian Bus Regional V-P Don Johnson says its the first time he's heard some of the allegations, which include passengers being left waiting so long they ran out of … [Read more...]

Despite losses, Premier vows to lead “free enterprise coalition”

After losing two seats to the NDP in last night's byelection, Premier Christy Clark is promising to work harder to unite the right. But she's rejecting any suggestion she step aside to make that happen. Clark says she has no intention of quitting before next year's provincial election. ".....well I think you know I think what the results tell us is … [Read more...]

Group opposed to smart meters vows to keep fighting

Despite being rebuffed by the BC Utilities Commission, smart meter opponents say they aren't going away. Earlier this week, the commission ruled against ordering BC Hydro to stop installing the meters over its provincial mandate and privacy concerns. Sharon Noble, with the Coalition to Stop Smart Meters in BC, says the commission didn't give their … [Read more...]