The budget update confirms that B.C. health authorities will proceed with more than $300 million in cuts to surgeries, seniors’ programs, diagnostic and pharmacy services among others.
British Columbia ambulance paramedics, members of CUPE local 873, describe why they are on strike to save lives.
The throne speech offers little comfort to B.C. families and communities who need to know that quality and accessible health care will be available even in tough economic times.
Striking ambulance paramedics are launching a campaign next week to draw attention to the critical condition of B.C.’s ambulance service and to enlist support from members of the legislative assembly.
Six years ago the B.C. government dropped the work start age to 12. Now children in the youngest age group are showing a skyrocketing rate of job-related injuries.
A discouraging third term for Gordon Campbell and a record low voter turnout are cause for serious reflection.
We all know about Alberta, but B.C.’s green image is increasingly, um, tarred by the expansion of the oil and gas industry, with tens of billions of dollars in new investment in the past eight years.
The government of Canada has conceded it has been breaking the law by removing critical habitat maps for endangered species it is tasked with protecting.
Just in time for a heated election campaign, the latest unemployment numbers paint a grim picture for B.C.
'It's the majority of poor and marginalized and working-class British Columbians, who should be uppermost in our minds every minute we're in this House.'