IntegrityBC News Releases

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