Lindsay Kines

B.C.’s red-light cameras now recording 24 hours a day

Red-light cameras are now operating around the clock at 140 intersections in B.C. The cameras, which snap pictures of cars running red lights, previously operated for just six hours a day. They have...

Oyster-linked illnesses damaging B.C. shellfish industry

A norovirus outbreak linked to people eating raw oysters from farms in south and central Baynes Sound has hurt B.C.’s entire shellfish industry, a growers’ association said Wednesday (May...

Horgan says B.C. will not respond to Alberta’s wine boycott

British Columbia Premier John Horgan has pledged to stand up for vineyards on Vancouver Island and across the province but has rejected the idea of retaliating against Alberta over its boycott of...

ICBC announces plans to test devices to curb distracted driving

ICBC has announced plans to test two new devices – one for drivers and one for police – that it hopes may deter people from texting or talking on a cellphone while behind the wheel. “The point of...

BC NDP government asks for freeze on BC Hydro rates

Energy Minister Michelle Mungall said the Crown corporation has asked the B.C. Utilities Commission for permission to withdraw a planned 3% rate hike set for April 1, 2018. Mungall said the move,...

BC NDP spent $300,000 on advisers during transition to power

Nearly $300,000 in taxpayers’ money was spent on Premier John Horgan’s transition to power in July, the BC NDP government said October 17. The government released the figure after the Liberal...

Your Uber is not here: NDP puts ride-hailing decision on hold in B.C.

Ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft will not be arriving in British Columbia this year. Transportation Minister Claire Trevena announced on Monday that the NDP government plans to consult...

NDP looks to rein in political money with ban on corporate, union donations

Party has come under fire for continuing to accept money from unions and corporations after criticizing the former Liberal government for fundraisers

BC Ferries reports record traffic in Q2

BC Ferries is on track for its highest ever traffic volume this year, according to company officials, and the service carried a record number of vehicles from April to June. A low Canadian dollar...

NDP fires former Liberal leader Gordon Wilson from B.C. LNG advocate job

Former Liberal leader Gordon Wilson will receive no severance after being fired from his role as Buy B.C. LNG advocate. Bruce Ralston, Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology and former LNG critic,...