The B.C. Spring Session in Review

As BC emerges from the recession, it’s critical that government provide a forward-looking, inclusive vision that creates a just and properous future for all British Columbians. Carole James and the New Democrats are providing that vision.  Throughout the spring session, …

NDP Proposes Budget Watchdog To Restore Openness, Legitimacy

VICTORIA – The Independent Budget Officer proposed in a Private Member’s Bill being introduced today would help restore public trust in government after the B.C. Liberals hid the true state of B.C.’s finances throughout the election campaign, the Bruce RalstonNew …

Leaked Plan Proposes Severe Cuts To Surgeries Across Metro Vancouver

VANCOUVER – According to a leaked Vancouver Coastal Health Authority planning document, patients needing neurosurgery, treatment for vascular diseases and other disorders will suffer as the health authority prepares to cut over 6,000 surgeries under the B.C. Liberals’ post-election plan …

Don’t Rubber Stamp The Glacier Howser Project, Urges Mungall

NELSON — New Democrat MLA Michelle Mungall says the Campbell government’s refusal to ensure broader public consultation into the controversial Glacier Howser private project makes the environmental assessment process look like a rubber stamp.Michelle Mungall “The Campbell government is ignoring …