IntegrityBC News Releases

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