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NDP set to trot out feel-good election TV ad
Source: The Province | 2013 – 04 – 07

Liberals buy half-hour TV spot to talk “directly” to voters
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 04 – 07

Saskatchewan’s Wall the most popular premier, while Alberta’s Redford plummets
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 04 – 08

Northern B.C. Medical System Threatens Lives, Critics Say
Source: The Huffington Post | 2013 – 04 – 07

B.C. Election 2013: Maybe It Is Time For A Change
Source: The Huffington Post | 2013 – 04 – 06

What can a raven show you about Canada’s west coast?
Source: David Suzuki’s Youtube Channel | 2013- 04 – 04

Hard-hit B.C. labour market would be worse off without jobs plan: Bell
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 04 – 06

Vaughn Palmer: Moody’s a fan of B.C. government’s financial management, for now
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 04 – 05

Editorial: Pull the plug on false promise of carbon offsets
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 04 – 04

Don Cayo: The NDP or the Liberals — who’s the big spender?
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 04 – 04

Debates will test mettle of all four leaders
Source: The Province | 2013 – 04 – 04

B.C. New Democrats vow to balance budget in face of ‘real Liberal deficit’
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 04 – 04

Independents face long – not impossible -odds
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 04 – 04

Group’s anti-NDP ads ending now that man behind them is satisfied with results
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 04 – 05

Editorial: Let dissenters have their say
Source: Times Colonist | 2013 – 04 – 05

After smoke clears, taxpayer-funded boondoggle revealed
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 29

Adrian Dix comfortable in pole position as campaign approaches
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 04 – 01

Cummins questions Clark-Dhaliwal appearance
Source: 24 Hours Vancouver | 2013 – 04 – 01

Pick a fight with the auditor general? Great idea, Premier Clark! A real vote-winner!
Source: Canoe.ca | 2013 – 03 – 29

Bell told developer to secure Prince George city block for wooden office tower, affidavit says
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 27

Les Leyne: Carbon audit starts storm of criticism
Source: Times Colonist | 2013 – 03 – 28

Government Apologies
Source: This week in B.C

Growing concern for the environment may benefit Greens
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 27

B.C. Liberals dropping the ‘Christy Clark’ logo in favour of a ‘team’ approach
Source: The Province | 2013 – 03 – 31

BC Children In Care Plans Not Meeting Ministry Guidelines: Watchdog
Source: The Tyee | 2013 – 03 – 26

Speaker tries to hold auditor general John Doyle’s report after “leak” to MLA Rob Fleming
Source: Times Colonist | 2013 – 03 – 26

BC Liberal Ultra-Insider Kinsella Switching to Arizona?
Source: The Tyee | 2013 – 03 – 28

Wasteful program deserves shut down
Source: The Province | 2013 – 03 – 28

Auditor lacks expertise to criticize carbon-offset program, B.C.’s Terry Lake says
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 27

BC Children in care plans not meeting ministry guidelines: watchdog
Source: The Huffington Post | 2013 – 03 – 26

Speaker tries to hold auditor general John Doyle’s report after “leak” to MLA Rob Fleming
Source: Times Colonist | 2013 – 03 – 26

Craig McInnes: B.C.’s carbon-offset market – a solution to pollution or a green gravy train?
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 27

Carbon offsets program slammed by B.C. Auditor General
Source: CBC News | 2013 – 03 – 27

Green tide advancing in south Island riding
Source: The Province | 2013 – 03 – 26

Poorly polling Clark turns attention to B.C. Liberal team
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 26

Carbon offset audit held back
Source: BC Local News | 2013 – 03 -26

Liberal MLA calls on jobs, justice ministers to leave cabinet
Source: CBC News | 2013 – 03 – 26

B.C. Credit report suggests change in ‘fiscal direction’ if NDP win provincial election
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 26

Ben Parfitt: Auditor General John Doyle critical of carbon crowd’s dirty tricks
Source: The Province | 2013 – 03 – 27

My B.C. Liberal Caucus Colleagues (And Ministers) Need To Step Down
Source: The Huffington Post | 2013 – 03 – 26

Leaks Keep Damaging BC Liberals
Source: The Tyee | 2013 – 03 – 26

Les Leyne: Conservatives’ message muddled by flood of facts
Source: Times Colonist | 2013 – 03 – 26

B.C. parties trade pre-election shots over bridge tolls and ferry rates
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 25

B.C. Liberal candidates try to keep party brand from derailing campaigns
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 24

Have B.C. Liberals committed to Penticton hospital expansion?
Source: CBC | 2013 – 03 – 22

BC Conservative Pre-Election Platform
The BC Conservative Party’s 2013 Pre-Election Platform: “We Believe in B.C.” It offers an “intentionally incomplete” account of the party’s values and plans for governing.

Editorial: Christy Clark’s Vernon visit curious
Source: Vernon Morning Star | 2013 – 03 – 22

Is media coverage of Premier Christy Clark sexist?
Source: The Tyee | 2013 – 03 – 22

The numbers don’t look good for Christy Clark
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 21

Why B.C. Liberals see hope in the polls (and why they’re probably wrong)
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 21

Poll shows B.C. Liberals trailing badly
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 -21

Liberal ethnic-outreach scandal claims key player
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 20

Vaughn Palmer: Greens and Tories take opposite tacks on costing election platforms
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 19

B.C. Liberals run out of time to pass Chinese head-tax apology
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 19

BC info and privacy commissioner’s office remaining outreach scandal
Source: The Tyee | 2013 – 03 – 18

Editorial: Negativity hurts election process
Source: Times Colonist | 2013 – 03 – 19

Kitimat refinery project demands transparency
Source: The Tyee | 2013 – 03 – 19

Vaughn Palmer: ‘Greens’ unusual election strategy includes endorsing four independents
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 16

Weekend Extra: Liberals had big plans for wood design centre in downtown Prince George
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 15

Editorial: Politicians hid from daylight
Source: Times Colonist | 2013 – 03 – 16

B.C. Liberals will not release 2nd ethnic outreach probe
Source: CBC News | 2013 – 03 – 15

Media Company says Hindi film awards in Vancouver not linked to B.C. vote
Source: Vancouver Desi | 2013 – 03 – 16

Brian Hutchinson: B.C. Plan to build ‘iconic’ wooden office building turns into ‘ten-storey scandal’
Source: National Post | 2013 – 03 – 16

Les Layne: Outreach effort run by stumblebums
Source: Times Colonist | 2013 – 03 – 15

Advice to politicians: Don’t be Neanderthals
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 14

Vaughn Palmer: Praise, blame and one loose end as auditor general Doyle prepares to sign off
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 13

Northern Trust CEO breaks silence on loan scandal
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 13

Les Layne: Auditor finds more sloppy records
Source: Times Colonist | 2013 – 03 – 14

B.C. to limit new auditor general to single 8-year term
Source: CTV News | 2013 – 03 – 11

Les Leyne: Auditor saga could be over at last
Source: Times Colonist | 2013 – 03 – 12

Lack of imagination the hallmark of attempts to connect with B.C.’s million-plus visible minorities
Souce: Vancouver Desi | 2013 – 03 – 13

Christy Clark should not delay apology for Chinese head tax, say advocates
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 10

Craig McInnes: Confused about the PST? Welcome to the club
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 11

Doctors tell real-life ER stories (videos) and BCMA section of Emergency Medicine
Source: BC ER Doctors | 2013 – 03

Editorial board meeting with Premier Christy Clark (video)
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03

B.C. Premier Christy Clark upbeat after week of trials by fire
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 11

Liberals’ best hope: That NDP juggernaut skids out of control
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 03

We strongly support the Northern Gateway Pipeline – and here’s why
Source: BC Conservatives | 2013 – 03

Appointment of B.C. auditor general will be limited to single eight-year term
Source: Times Colonist | 2013 – 03 – 11

Preston Manning still backs Christy Clark as torchbearer for small-c conservatives
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 08

Image has always counted in politics, and beaming Christy Clark is no exception
Source: Metro News | 2013 – 03 – 11

Vaughn Palmer: Why shunning the nurses earns Adrian Dix kudos from the labour movement
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 11

Smyth: Christy Clark hopes coming week will be the start of a miraculous comeback
Source: The Province | 2013 – 03 – 10

Les Layne: Strife still dogs B.C. Conservatives
Source: Times Colonist | 2013 – 03 – 09

B.C. Liberal ethnic voters memo just ‘a political game’
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 08

More questions raised about ethics surrounding Prince George contract bid
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 08

Phoney cultural focus isn’t limited to B.C. Liberals
Source: The Province | 2013 – 03 – 08

Clark supports $25 billion B.C. refinery deal
Source: CBC News | 2013 – 03 – 07

NDP questions B.C. Premier’s mandate in backing Kitimat refinery proposal
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 07

Concerns over environmental track record of Indonesian billionaire planning LNG plant in Squamish
Source: The Province | 2013 – 03 – 07

Canada’s ‘oral government’ scouge
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 08

Hindi Film Festival. ‘Oscars of India’, overlooks Surrey
Source: CBC News | 2013 – 03 – 07

Premier’s office refuses demands from all fronts for an external review of ‘ethnicgate’
Source: Vancouver Desi | 2013 – 03 – 07

Liberal memo politically and morally offensive, say indigenous and ethnic leaders
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 08

Why so secretive?
Source: Bob Simpson MLA | 2013 – 03 – 06

Editorial: Governing without a trace
Source: Times Colonist | 2013 – 03 – 07

Les Leyne: Don’t bother with a apology for a head a tax
Source: Times Colonist | 2013 – 03 – 07

Editorial: A matter of honour
Source: Peace Arch News | 2013 – 03 – 06

B.C. election outlook: Is Christy Clark’s goose cooked?
Source: The Province | 2013 – 03 – 07

B.C. Liberal caucus chief to probe ethnic plan
Source: Times Colonist | 2013 – 03 – 06

Craig McInness: For a province rich in scandals, this one is small potatoes
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 06

Land-procurement allegations deal fresh blow to Christy Clark
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 07

Vaughn Palmer: B.C.’s NDP’s been there, experienced that
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 06

Clark links acceptance of oil pipelines to Coast Guard base’s future
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 06

The charge of the Christy Clark brigade
Source: 250 news | 2013 – 03 – 04

Pete McMartin: “Dear ethnic voter, how’s it hangin’?”
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 06

The elements of the BC Liberal Style
Source: The Tyee | 2013 – 03 – 06

Vauhgn Palmer: Time for a deeper look into why Premier Christy Clark’s office has no records to produce
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 06

Les Layne: Deputy ministers follow email trail
Source: Times Colonist | 2013 – 03 – 06

Why Marvin Hunt needs to choose: either Council or the Legislature
Source: Civic Surrey | 2013 – 03 – 05

The apology: Humbling, genuine, but most of all too late
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03- 05

BC Conservatives release ‘Budget and Fiscal Framework’ for election platform
Source: BC Conservatives 2013 | 2013 – 03 – 05

Smarter spending, modest surpluses form 5-year B.C. Conservative budget plan
Source: Global BC | 2013 – 03 – 05

B.C. Liberals win crucial vote on budget; premier pledges to stay in job
Source: Times Colonist | 2013 – 03 – 05

B.C. Liberals survive budget vote amid ‘ethnic vote’ scandal
Source: CBC News | 2013 – 03 – 05

Les Leyne: Will premier’s grovelling be enough?
Source: Times Colonist | 2013 – 03- 05

B.C. Government increasingly leaving no paper or electronic trail

Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 04

Special: Martyn Brown calls for BC Premier Christy Clark to resign
Source: Bill Tieleman | 2013 – 03- 04

Charities want their fair share of gaming profits
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 04

Vaughn Palmer: Clark`s response to all questions about the ethnic memo scandal is ‘Wait for Dyble’
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 04

Andrew Coyne: Outrage over B.C. Liberals’ ethnic outreach is just political theatre
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 04

Pentincton Developer with past political ties in hot water for illegal trading
Source: The Province | 2013 – 03 – 04

Christy Clark not backing down after ‘ethnicgate’ scandal, vows to lead party to election win
Source: The Province | 2013 – 03 – 04

Cabinet rallies around Christy Clark
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 03

B.C. Premier  Christy Clark facing party uprising over blunders
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 03

Ethnic vote scandal ‘dashes’ B.C. Liberal May election hopes
Source: National Post | 2013 – 03 – 03

Premier, cabinet in emergency meeting today as ethnic-vote scandal festers
Source: Times Colonist | 2013 – 03 – 02

Les Leyne: Cabinet forced premier to apologize
Source: Times Colonist | 2013 – 03 – 02

Brian Hutchinson: Premier Christy Clark has been exposed, again, as disingenuous and incompetent
Source: National Post | 2013 – 03 – 02

Chinese community outraged at Liberal ‘ethnic vote’ plan
Source: CBC News | 2013 – 03 – 01

Voting for an independent is vote for stronger democracy
Source: Delta Optimist | 2013 – 03 – 01

Vaughn Palmer: Christy Clark staffers find a way to conduct public business without public scrutinity
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 01

Attack ads say more about aggressor than party under fire
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 03 – 01

Politicians who step up cost taxpayers money
Source: The Province | 2013 – 03 – 01

Documents contradict B.C. ministers’ claims about Prince George contract bid
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 03 – 01

Chris Selley: The beauty of the ranked ballot
Source: National Post | 2013 – 02 – 28

Supercitizens and their threat to democracy
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 02 – 28

B.C. Auditor: Outsourcing health administration not bringing expected benefits
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013-02-28

Health Benefits Operations: Are the expected benefits being achieved?
Source: Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia | 2013 – 02

Vaughn Palmer: Cynical ethnic voters strategy out of premier’s office has Liberals looking gravely at their future
Source: The Vancouver Sun | 2013 – 02 – 26

B.C. Premier apologizes for plan to target ethnic voters
Source: The Globe and Mail | 2013 – 02 – 28

Premier’s Office staffer, senior caucus member helped draft ethnic-vote strategy, leaked email suggests
Source: The Province | 2013 – 03 – 01

 

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