Bob Mackin

Foreign disinformation campaign scuttled MP Chiu’s re-election, ex-diplomat tells House of Commons committee

Kenny Chiu would still be representing Steveston-Richmond East in Parliament had it not been for a disinformation campaign, a former Canadian diplomat testified Tuesday before a House of Commons...

Milburn report to NDP cabinet details rift with Site C contractor, expresses concern about another

The public version of a former deputy minister’s October 2020 report to cabinet, which prompted the NDP government to keep building Site C, did not contain a subtle caution about a major contractor....

BC NDP ekes out fourth quarter fundraising win over Opposition BC Liberals

The gap is narrowing. The NDP took in just $116,275.07 more in donations than the BC Liberals did in the fourth quarter of 2022, according to Elections BC. Premier David Eby’s party reported $1.3...

A 2018 coroner’s inquest into a Mountie’s suicide took months for RCMP to respond

Chief Adam Palmer said that he would take time to consider recommendations to the Vancouver Police Department (VPD) from the jury in the inquest of Const. Nicole Chan’s 2019 suicide. After the...

Vancouver Mayor Ken Sim’s top staffer quits

Mayor Ken Sim is looking for a new chief of staff, after just three months in office. Kareem Allam, who also managed the ABC Vancouver election campaign, announced late Monday afternoon that he has...

How Stanley Park’s miniature railway stopped rolling

Internal emails obtained via freedom of information show behind-the-scenes drama in run-up to event cancellation

Richmond Centre Liberal among top spenders in House of Commons

The Richmond Centre Liberal MP who took more than a year to open his constituency office was among the biggest spenders on contracts during his first calendar year in the House of Commons. Wilson...

Paid organizer of Save Old Growth roadblocks sentenced to house arrest and curfew

A North Vancouver man who collected $2,000 a month to stage illegal Save Old Growth roadblocks was sentenced Thursday in Vancouver Provincial Court to a month of house arrest and a month of...

Big spending by winners, losers in Metro Vancouver's 2022 municipal elections

Ken Sim, ABC raised almost $2 million to topple Kennedy Stewart in Vancouver vote

Chan inquest jury urges Vancouver Police, VGH to improve their ways

Jury issued 12 recommendations after seven days of proceedings; eight were directed to the VPD