Bob Mackin

Whistleblower urges MPs to investigate Canadian Soccer Association

Two prominent soccer execs should not be involved in 2026 when Canada hosts FIFA World Cup, says former member of Whitecaps’ women’s team

TransLink suspends COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Workers, contractors and visitors of B.C. Rapid Transit Company, West Coast Express, TransLink, Coast Mountain Bus Company and Metro Vancouver Transit Police will no longer be required to provide...

Honour system continues under MLAs’ communications policy

MLAs are personally liable for the cost of any constituency office communications deemed ineligible, but there is no enforcement of this policy, and it is up to each MLA and their staff to ensure...

Despite warnings, Richmond politicians still attending pro-China events

Liberal MP Parm Bains and Richmond Coun. Alexa Loo attended a ceremony last week with People’s Republic of China Consul-General Yang Shu

Chinese student protests spread to Vancouver

Hundreds gathered at the Vancouver Art Gallery to participate in a vigil for the victims of an apartment fire in Urumqi, the capital of China’s northwestern Xinjiang province

Agent for Canada’s 1986 World Cup players recalls locking horns with Canadian Soccer Association brass

When Canada finally returned to the FIFA World Cup in Qatar with a narrow 1-0 loss to number two-ranked Belgium, it didn’t look like a team that lost an opportunity to play a key warm-up match. Back...

Hastings Park neighbours angry with outdoor concert noise give PNE officials an earful

A meeting Nov. 22 heard a variety of complaints about area residents selling parking, the PNE’s removal of trees, lack of access to parts of Hastings Park during the annual fair and the impact of...

Trucker convoy inquiry ending on the anniversary of Vancouver’s 1997 APEC riot

The Public Order Emergency Commission (POEC) hearings into the use of the Emergencies Act to end the trucker convoy blockades are scheduled to climax Friday with testimony from Prime Minister Justin...

Loan shark killer’s jail sentence reduced by three years

Chu Ming Feng, who killed River Rock casino loan shark Rong Lilly Li in May 2006, was convicted of first degree murder in 2009 for an automatic 25 year sentence without parole

Anti-McCallum group, new Victoria mayor fined for election advertising omissions

Both failed to include mandatory authorization statements in some of their campaign advertising, said Elections BC