IntegrityBC News Releases

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