Cindy E. Harnett

Passengers toast beer and wine on BC Ferries

Ryan Kelly of Tacoma, Washington, couldn’t believe it Thursday as he rode Coastal Celebration to Vancouver while enjoying a surf-and-turf buffet and a beer while watching breaching whales. “I think...

BC NDP wins Nanaimo byelection

Party holds on as Sheila Malcolmson captures seat vacated by Leonard Krog

B.C. Premier Christy Clark congratulates Trump on victory

B.C. Premier Christy Clark says the province will try to grow its relationship with the United States on issues such as free trade and a new softwood lumber agreement, following the election of...

B.C. government’s ‘document dump’ is intended to delay Health firings report: IntegrityBC

Jay Chalk, B.C.’s Ombudsperson, has an obligation to release, in whole or in part, his report into the firings of eight Health Ministry drug researchers before the provincial election in May, said...

Giant Island land swap changes borders

A three-way land swap that will see the Beecher Bay First Nation trade treaty lands for a one-third interest in a Langford business park was announced September 12. The tentative deal, which...

Provincial health ministry kept only one email about drug researcher firings

The British Columbia Health Ministry kept only one email over a period of two years about... 

Stormy weather causes ferry cancellations

Wind and rain warnings remain in effect Tuesday morning (December 9) for the capital region and the east coast of Vancouver Island. An emergency operations centre has been set up in Courtenay,...

Former Shaw Communications CEO donates $19 million to Vancouver Island boarding school

At $19 million, it is the single biggest donation ever to a Canadian independent school and certainly the largest donation Shawnigan Lake School has ever received.

B.C. Budget 2014: Smokers hit with tax; money earmarked for cancer research

B.C. smokers got a tongue lashing from the province's finance minister today in addition to a $0.72 increase on a pack of smokes.

B.C. Budget 2014: Medical Services Plan premiums will continue to increase

The British Columbia government will increase Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums by 4% in January for the sixth consecutive year while it continues to hold health spending growth to about 2%.