IntegrityBC News Releases

  1. Commentary: Lessons from Mount Polley
  2. Commentary: Crony capitalism alive and well at Mount Polley
  3. IntegrityBC promotes ALC consultation on Facebook
  4. Did TransLink act on 1992 SkyTrain safety review by TTC?
  5. Commentary: For everything else, there’s the government purchase card
  6. Commentary: Troubling isn’t the word for it, Mr. de Jong
  7. Commentary: Meet B.C.’s Ford Nation
  8. Commentary: It’s all in the name. Or is it?
  9. Commentary: The murky world of B.C.’s lobbying industry
  10. Vision Vancouver pot calls NPA kettle black
  11. Commentary: Financial reporting season opens at city halls across B.C.
  12. Time for B.C. Liberals to end corporate sponsorships of fundraisers
  13. Five B.C. cabinet ministers at elite B.C. Liberal party fundraiser today
  14. Private $5,000 a plate dinner with B.C. premier raises concerns
  15. Commentary: Government consultations – Is anyone really listening?
  16. MLA expense disclosures don’t require two new staff
  17. Commentary: Local infrastructure projects run amok
  18. Commentary: It’s not a conflict of interest if it happens in B.C.
  19. Kootenay ALC stats cast doubt on Bennett’s claims
  20. Commentary: Odd, outlandish and over-the-top donations to B.C. political parties
  21. Commentary: Who’s afraid of a little debate?
  22. IntegrityBC issues the Vancouver campaign finance challenge
  23. Commentary: When one million job openings may mean 210,000 new jobs
  24. B.C. government does about-face on length of office for local government  
  25. Commentary: B.C.’s budgetary sleight of hand
  26. Commentary: Too many struggling to get by in a have province
  27. IntegrityBC launches Reimagine B.C. consultation
  28. Seek second opinion before filing BCTF appeal
  29. Commentary: Time to bite bullet on regional police force for Metro Vancouver  
  30. Commentary: Government subterfuge on local campaign spending limits
  31. Double-dipping MLA bills legislature $15,052 for expenses
  32. Seek court reference on electoral boundaries commission amendments
  33. Commentary: Government’s double standard on electoral boundaries ill-advised
  34. Commentary: Five New Year’s resolutions for B.C.’s politicians
  35. Commentary: TransLink referendum: be careful what you promise
  36. Commentary: Agricultural Land Commission deserves clarity not obfuscation
  37. Pat Pimm tries to rag the puck
  38. Pimm has no choice but to resign
  39. Commentary: Too many politicians in the municipal kitchen
  40. IntegrityBC releases submission on Local Government Elections Reform
  41. Commentary: Silence of the lambs: local election reforms deafeningly so
  42. Time for comprehensive compensation review at B.C. Crown corps
  43. Commentary: Government has bad case of cold feet on local election rules
  44. Metro Vancouver marching to the beat of its own drummer on incinerator
  45. Multicultural outreach strategy played fast and loose with charities
  46. Commentary: Vancouver is pricey and it’s about to get a whole lot pricier
  47. Commentary: Local councils are not fiefdoms
  48. Commissioner’s investigation into multicultural outreach strategy falls short
  49. Government needs to come clean on Big Pharma’s influence
  50. Time for political parties to break addiction to Big Pharma cash
  51. British Columbians can’t afford to pay for BC Hydro’s boondoggles
  52. Sticker shock over city hall payouts
  53. B.C. Liberals talk restraint but fall flat on the walk
  54. Some modest proposals for good governance in B.C.
  55. NDP vote stalls in reverse
  56. B.C. Liberals only party mum on reforming system
  57. What ails B.C.’s democracy?
  58. IntegrityBC has message for party leaders before CKNW debate
  59. IntegrityBC to host screenings of Sean Holman’s Whipped: the secret world of party discipline
  60. True or false quiz released over B.C. Liberal claims on political donation ban
  61. It’s the “econo-ment” stupid
  62. B.C. Liberals in no position to give other parties lessons on political fundraising
  63. The confidence gap: restoring our trust
  64. Polak and B.C. Liberals don’t get it on electoral finance reform
  65. IntegrityBC releases party questionnaire in advance of May 14th election
  66. Greasing the wheels of B.C.’s political parties
  67. IntegrityBC’s all-candidates challenge to party leaders
  68. IntegrityBC releases B.C. Jobs Plan website stats
  69. Majority back ban on corporate and union donations to B.C. political parties
  70. Open government doesn’t equal 18 pages to B.C. Jobs Plan campaign
  71. Tuesday’s ‘culture of entitlement’ gives way to Thursday’s ‘culture of impunity’
  72. Constituency office budgets don’t pay for 75,000 BTU furnaces
  73. From Pringles to the Royal York, Partnerships BC CEO spares no expense
  74. B.C. Liberals must repay government if found to have misused public funds
  75. At $18.2 million, election campaigns don’t come cheap in B.C.
  76. IntegrityBC recommends platform commitments for all parties before election
  77. IntegrityBC disappointed in Throne Speech
  78. Mixed messages from B.C. government on jobs
  79. IntegrityBC commends Independent MLAs
  80. B.C. Liberal party must return donations from companies at centre of Chinese corruption scandal
  81. Mortgaging B.C. one deal at a time
  82. Clark right and wrong on auditor-general
  83. Picking our pockets
  84. Fiscal transactions between two B.C. political parties raise questions
  85. B.C.’s fiscal tsunami
  86. Councils and boards need to stop questioning Question Periods
  87. Decision not to reappoint Auditor General bad for B.C.
  88. Time to break addiction to secret meetings
  89. Time for changes to MLA pensions and perks
  90. B.C. Liberal party expenses out-of-whack
  91. Greater Victoria Public Library board tone-deaf to public’s concerns
  92. IntegrityBC releases Christy’s Christmas Castle animation
  93. Slap on wrist for legislature staff doesn’t cut it
  94. B.C. Liberals must pull government ads in lead up to 2013 election
  95. Vancouver’s municipal “super PACS”
  96. IntegrityBC launches “Take back BC” campaign
  97. B.C. Election Act: time to start from scratch
  98. Time to chill-out in Lillooet
  99. Court strikes down B.C. gag law
  100. City of Victoria way out of line on “Section 43” app
  101. Déjà vu at the Union of B.C. Municipalities conference
  102. Open Letter to Premier Christy Clark on recalling the B.C. Legislature
  103. Time for MLAs to take their seats in Victoria
  104. Ex-Chief Electoral Officer takes wife to Kenya on taxpayers’ tab
  105. IntegrityBC robopoll shows District Council out-of-step with residents
  106. BC government didn’t need an audit to know something amiss at ICBC
  107. In B.C., democracy has a price tag. Sometimes.
  108. B.C.’s Auditor General short changed by government
  109. IntegrityBC to conduct robopoll in Lillooet
  110. White House salaries put to shame by B.C. municipal paycheques
  111. View Royal passes electoral finance reform motion
  112. IntegrityBC accepts gauntlet, does tally
  113. Elections BC sides with IntegrityBC on prohibited donation to B.C. Liberals
  114. Lillooet rapidly becoming basket case of municipal governance in B.C. 
  115. TRIUMF Lab helps make case for electoral finance reform  
  116. TRIUMF laboratory defends controversial donation to the BC Liberals
  117. Toughen rules on party registration and deregistration in B.C.
  118. IntegrityBC responds to Triumf statement 
  119. IntegrityBC calls on B.C. Liberals to return Triumf donations
  120. Open Letter to Minister of Justice and Attorney General Shirley Bond
  121. IntegrityBC releases answers to byelection questionnaire
  122. Dix to be commended for renewing NDP’s call for a ban on corporate and union donations
  123. IntegrityBC releases questionnaire for byelection candidates
  124. Commentary: Who really runs city hall?
  125. IntegrityBC in conversation with Occupy Vancouver activists
  126. IntegrityBC releases 2011 Broomstick awards 
  127. IntegrityBC releases BC Conservative leader’s video answers to Facebook questions
  128. Open government isn’t about selling access at BC Liberal “power lunches”
  129. Vancouver council to be commended for passing campaign finance reform motion
  130. Clark breaks word with Facebook users
  131. Clark and Bond wrong on public, wrong on electoral finance reform
  132. IntegrityBC releases first of four videos by Cariboo North MLA Bob Simpson
  133. IntegrityBC ad in Georgia Straight has Clark in NASCAR driver’s suit
  134. BC voters dubious, anxious and want answers according to IntegrityBC poll
  135. IntegrityBC puzzled by BC Ferries’ claims on fuel surcharge
  136. Dermod Travis: Making the case for electoral finance reform in B.C.
  137. In 2009 BC Liberals proportionately outspent 2008 Obama campaign – IntegrityBC
  138. Pattison Outdoor censors IntegrityBC ad– CBS Outdoor accepts identical ad
  139. “Who really runs BC?” campaign
  140. Smart Tax Alliance half way there on privacy policy
  141. Commentary: HST referendum no excuse to change Initiative Act
  142. IntegrityBC’s statement on the HST results
  143. IntegrityBC: Survey found British Columbians are opposed to having kids vote in party leadership races
  144. IntegrityBC releases links on B.C. Ferries CEO Hahn’s claims
  145. IntegrityBC posts Dix responses to ‘person on the street’ questions
  146. Letters from IntegrityBC to the Smart Tax Alliance and FightHST regarding their privacy policies.
  147. Crafty Smart Tax Job Claims
  148. IntegrityBC: voters increasingly baffled by misleading HST advertising
  149. Smart Tax Alliance Ads Muddy to Already Muddy Water
  150. IntegrityBC releases voter questions for Premier and NDP leader
  151. Clock ticks on Clark’s answers
  152. Five of six Vancouver-Point Grey candidates answer questionnaire
  153. IntegrityBC releases questionnaire for Vancouver – Point Grey candidates
  154. NDP and Liberals should be worried about turnout in leadership votes
  155. Government Watchdog IntegrityBC launches