Category: Politics

BC Conservatives Announce Trevor Bolin as New Leader

The BC Conservative Party introduced their new leader on April 8th in the Oceanview Suite at Pan Pacific Hotel. It is the first time since 2016 that the party has had a permanent leader. They have named Trevor Bolin from…
Blackwater Gold Project — Environmental Assessment Decision

Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Government of Canada is working to protect the environment while growing the economy and creating good jobs for Canadians. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced that the proposed Blackwater Gold…
Minister Bibeau Visits British Columbia on First Agriculture Tour

From: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Media advisory March 8, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau, will be in British Columbia (B.C.) as part of the Minister’s First Agriculture Tour to meet…
Buy Canadian economics carry a steep cost

While Canadians may embrace buying Canadian food products in retaliation for the trade dispute with the U.S., it won’t come cheap By Sylvain Charlebois Senior Fellow Atlantic Institute for Market Studies Canadians are encouraging one another to go “Trump-free” –…
Open for business? Not B.C.

B.C. government sending all the wrong signals to investors, which could lead to a rude economic awakening By Charles Lammam, Hugh MacIntyre & Ashley Stedman The Fraser Institute Consumer spending and a hot real estate market have helped buoy British…
Canada’s health-care wait times hit new record high

Although we know that universal systems elsewhere deliver more timely access at similar or lower costs, we still pursue wrong-headed policies By Bacchus Barua Associate director Centre for Health Policy Studies The Fraser Institute Canada’s national shame is at a…