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Former NDP cabinet minister joins BC United

Harry Lali says he now believes the best interests of the province, especially resource-dependent, rural communities, would be served by a BC United government

No change in May 1 tax deadline despite labour dispute

Canada Revenue Agency says it will accept all returns during the labour disruption and digitally filed taxes will generally be processed automatically 'without delay'

Remote work second only to wages for some federal workers on picket line

The federal government has proposed to jointly review its current remote directive with unions

B.C. drops COVID vaccine requirement for government workers

B.C. is dropping its COVID vaccine requirement for public service workers as of April 3, although it will remain for people working in health-care facilities. The province says the decision to...

John Horgan stepping down as MLA for Langford-Juan de Fuca

Former NDP premier John Horgan has indicated he will step down as MLA for Langford-Juan de Fuca.  Horgan, 63, resigned as B.C.’s 36th premier in late November — after he was successfully treated for...

A framed apology, a last compensation cheque: Probe of wrongful Health Ministry firings that destroyed lives concludes

The government has implemented the final four of 41 recommendations from Jay Chalke’s report, including settling unionized employees’ grievances

New B.C. housing laws will set housing targets for municipalities, lift strata rental restrictions

Premier David Eby's proposed measures include laws that could order fast-growing municipalities to meet housing supply targets and end rental restrictions based on age or type of building

Mandate not needed to show masks are important: Dr. Bonnie Henry

As influenza circulates in the province along with several other respiratory viruses, and the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Henry suggested carrying a mask to use in situations “where it makes sense”

Lieutenant governor formally asks David Eby to form government

B.C. Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin formally asked premier-designate David Eby to confirm he had the confidence the house and then asked him to form government

B.C. premier announces financial aid for cost-of-living increases

Families will receive a financial boost worth up to $1,500 each and rent increases will be capped next year to help those feeling the squeeze of global inflation, Premier John Horgan announced in...