IntegrityBC News Releases

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