The opening of a gallery and North American headquarters here by Poly Culture was the culmination of intense behind-the-scenes courting by local politicians — especially Liberal MLA Teresa Wat, then B.C.’s international trade minister — and was hailed in government documents as a major economic win and “significant day for British Columbia in its relationship […]
A B.C. Securities Commission panel has heard that then-premier Christy Clark and her B.C. Liberals received $37,888 in political donations that came from investor funds for Cascade, the failed recycling scheme of prominent party supporter Paul Oei. Oei denies wrongdoing, and none of the allegations has been proven. Investigative reporter Sam Cooper joins the podcast.
On Monday, the two former bishops of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will hear the verdict in their polygamy trial. Vancouver Sun columnist Daphne Bramham has been following the story of the polygamist community of Bountiful in southeastern British Columbia in southeastern British Columbia for 13 years.
Brandon James Blackmore, 70, and Emily Gail Blackmore, 60, have been convicted of trafficking their 13-year-old daughter. At the time, both were living in Bountiful, B.C. and were devoted to the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and its prophet, Warren Jeffs. The Blackmores will be sentenced on June 30. Vancouver Sun […]
In this week's episode of In Depth we discuss government's decision to re-examine the amount of fees paid by commercial and industrial users of B.C.'s groundwater. Currently, industrial users are asked to pay $2.25 for every 1 million litres of groundwater extracted from B.C.
What¹s next for embattled transportation authority TransLink. We hear from Canadian Taxpayers' Federation B.C. Executive director Jordan Bateman who drove the bandwagon for the 'No' campaign, Premier Christy Clark, Angus Reid pollster Shachi Kurl and Province reporter Frank Luba.
Two-time NPA Vancouver Coun. George Affleck is, perhaps, Vision Vancouver’s most vocal critic. Over this four years in office he’s had to walk a line to find common ground that reflects the needs and desires of his constituents and the mandate set by governing party.
Host Ian Austin chats with 31-year Peace River Basin farmer and local politician Arthur Hadland about his life and how forces, after decades of debate, appear ready to flood some of B.C.'s finest farmland in search of hydro electric power at Site C.
Andrea Ng took on her cyberstalker - and her response went viral. On her blog, ndrealynn.wordpress.com, the 21-year-old Kwantlen University public relations student wrote Cyber Bullying: My Story, which struck a chord and now has more than 30,000 views.
Host Ian Austin chats with Barinder. Rasode about her new opportunities, the challenges of juggling three kids and three jobs, and the future of British Columbia and, in particular, the city of Surrey.
In Depth host Ian Austin and Dana Gee, host of The Province DGP podcast, chat with Kristi Gordon about her life as a working mother and reactions to the positive and negative comments about her pregnancy.