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B.C. Premier Christy Clark

B.C. Premier Christy Clark

B.C. premier rejects calls for spending reforms, NDP seeks donation bans

VICTORIA — Premier Christy Clark says she's not about to overhaul British Columbia's political funding rules despite Opposition moves Wednesday to ban corporate and union donations. Clark said she...

Clark accepts privacy report recommendations; B.C. to stop deleting emails

VICTORIA — Premier Christy Clark is promising to break down public-information barriers that successive Liberal governments have erected in British Columbia by allowing cabinet ministers and...

B.C. climate report says hike carbon tax, extend reduction targets to 2050

Climate leadership team concluded the province will fail to meet its 2020 targets and recommends focusing emission-reduction targets for 2030 and 2050.

LNG could spell disaster for B.C's climate plans from the get-go

If B.C. builds any of its proposed LNG plants, it's game over for that province's climate targets as yet more greenhouse gases spill into the atmosphere.

B.C. slammed over announcing $1.5B Site C deal while project's future uncertain

$9 billion dam will be the third on the Peace River in northeastern B.C., creating a 83-kilometre-long reservoir and enough power for 450,000 homes.

Province slammed from Sea to Sky over 'rubber stamp' of LNG

One B.C. citizen is infuriated at the province's rubber-stamping liquefied natural gas projects - and a warped environmental assessment process.

B.C. premier still confident in LNG despite energy slump, aboriginal protests

Premier Clark keeps up rosy outlook in a speech to hundreds of business, government and aboriginal leaders in Vancouver.

Northern Gateway says overturning approval could kill pipeline project

VANCOUVER — A decision to overturn the environmental approval certificates for Northern Gateway's controversial pipeline enterprise would kill the $7-billion proposal, a court has heard. "If you...

B.C. to lead country in growth, but job creation stuck in second gear

Clark's ongoing focus on the liquefied natural gas industry are expected to fuel debate as B.C. politicians return to the legislature Monday.

B.C. Premier calls on First Nations to drive economic and social ties

VANCOUVER — British Columbia First Nations need to become the driving force behind an agreement that forges stronger economic and social ties with government, Premier Christy Clark told aboriginal...