IntegrityBC News Releases

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