Jeff Nagel

Protesters outside the Missing Women Inquiry in downtown Vancouver Tuesday.

‘Botched’ policing let Pickton kill, inquiry told

VPD, RCMP had many chances to stop serial killer preying on Downtown Eastside women

Protesters outside the Missing Women Inquiry in downtown Vancouver Tuesday.
Delegates at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention last week.

BRIEFS: Oil, marijuana, metal theft among UBCM issues

Civic delegates urge caution on smart meters, oil exports and P3 projects

Delegates at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention last week.
Smokers should continue to pay plenty in taxes on tobacco

Premier kills idea of MSP surcharge on smokers

Clark opposes de Jong proposal to tinker with premiums

Smokers should continue to pay plenty in taxes on tobacco
Delegates voting at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention

Cities call on Hydro to freeze smart meter push

UBCM votes 55 per cent for moratorium on wireless meter rollout

Delegates voting at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention
Delegates voting Wednesday morning at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Vancouver.

Cities oppose new spending watchdog

Many UBCM delegates fear planned watchdog on waste would itself be a waste of money

Delegates voting Wednesday morning at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Vancouver.
The province is giving smokers more help to quit. But the health minister is also talking about higher fees to punish them.

B.C. eyes higher fees to push smokers to quit

Controversial MSP premium surcharge on table: de Jong

The province is giving smokers more help to quit. But the health minister is also talking about higher fees to punish them.
Delegates voting Wednesday morning at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Vancouver.

Online voting option backed by B.C. cities

UBCM asks province to allow e-voting at civic level

Delegates voting Wednesday morning at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Vancouver.
Community

Cities grill province over municipal auditor

Civic leaders skeptical as Chong tries to calm concerns over new watchdog

Community
BC Hydro has already installed more than 100

Hydro smart meter fears aired at UBCM

Province will ignore any call for a moratorium

BC Hydro has already installed more than 100
The RCMP have a long tradition in B.C. but there's growing talk that it could come to an end.

Mounties set to ride into sunset, Ottawa warns B.C.

Policing contract talks hit new level of brinkmanship

The RCMP have a long tradition in B.C. but there's growing talk that it could come to an end.
Robert 'Willie' Pickton in custody on Feb. 23

Chance for Pickton to leave prison just 12 years away

Swift parole a long shot for serial killer of missing women: Expert

Robert 'Willie' Pickton in custody on Feb. 23
One of the e-cards that users of inSPOT can send anonymously.

Sex partners urged to disclose infections via e-cards

B.C. joins online service to help battle spread of disease

One of the e-cards that users of inSPOT can send anonymously.
BC Ferries vessel Coastal Celebration in dock at Tsawwassen.

B.C. won’t scrap rich pension for Ferries boss

Breaching contract would be wrong, expensive: Lekstrom

BC Ferries vessel Coastal Celebration in dock at Tsawwassen.

Coroners hindered by budget cuts: Audit

Government urged to 'step back' to ensure independence

Craig James is B.C.'s acting Chief Electoral Officer.

HST referendum deadline now Aug. 5

Two-week extension in response to postal service delays

Craig James is B.C.'s acting Chief Electoral Officer.
ICBC plans to cut 350 jobs over three years and change how it rewards and punishes drivers on the basis of risk.

ICBC retreats from stiffer fees to punish risky drivers

Rethink must be 'reasonable', not charge more for one ticket

ICBC plans to cut 350 jobs over three years and change how it rewards and punishes drivers on the basis of risk.
Dave Cobb is president and CEO of BC Hydro.

Electricity users in for regular rate jolts

Bills projected to rise 10 per cent each year

Dave Cobb is president and CEO of BC Hydro.