IntegrityBC News Releases

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