IntegrityBC News Releases

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