IntegrityBC News Releases

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