Premier Clark says she’ll tell B.C.’s lieutenant-governor that the legislature has no hope of functioning properly under an NDP government, advice that could pave the way for another provincial election.
Premier Christy Clark says she’ll tell B.C.’s lieutenant-governor that the legislature has no hope of functioning properly under an NDP government, advice that could pave the way for another provincial election.
Oh, that Christy Clark. She’s a wily one. It is a reputation she has reveled in cultivating, usually to the cheers of the legislative press gallery, who mostly marvelled at her “genius”.
As expected, the U.S Department of Commerce announced June 26 an antidumping duty that applies to most exporters of Canadian softwood lumber, in addition to the countervailing duties applied in April of this year.
The B.C. legislature was in session for a mere 10 minutes Monday afternoon when the MLAs began making provincial parliamentary history.
The B.C. Liberal government’s bill to ban union and corporate donations to political parties was defeated immediately upon introduction this afternoon.
After weeks of speculation about what might happen when the B.C. legislature sat, the house was called to order Thursday morning and an actual, reportable course of events began to unfold.
To the charge that she has stolen her opponents’ policies in a transparent effort to pander to public opinion, Christy Clark responds that she has stolen her opponents’ policies and is transparently pandering to public opinion.
In a wide-ranging speech from the throne, the B.C. Liberals have proposed dozens of new ideas that were not included in their election platform.
Divisions within the Canadian oilpatch are coming into sharp relief as a number of mid-sized producers have quit the country’s largest industry association amid rifts over carbon tax policies and pricey membership.
More than half a dozen oil and gas companies have left the Calgary-based Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers and, in some cases, joined the smaller Explorers and Producers Association of Canada, or no longer have any affiliation with industry groups.