Highlights / John Horgan

Health

Canada places stricter rules for people travelling through Canada to Alaska

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced on Thursday a set of stricter rules and entry conditions for Americans and other foreign nationals travelling through Canada to Alaska in order to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 and minimize the »

Economy, Health, International

Many in B.C. fear U.S. residents flouting border rules

British Columbia’s premier says he is concerned by reports that U.S. residents are skirting rules and vacationing in the province as COVID-19 cases spike in the U.S. The Canada-U.S. border was closed to most travellers in March, but Americans travelling »

Uncategorized

Vancouver out of running to become NHL hub city

The Vancouver Canucks announced in a tweet on Thursday that the city is no longer in the running to be a hub city for when the National Hockey League returns to play later this summer.  The Canucks thanked British Columbia’s »

Environment & Animal Life, Indigenous, Politics, Society

Delicate talks between Wet’suwet’en and ministers move to second day

Talks aimed at finding common ground that might lead to an end to a dispute that has led to blockades of railway lines across the country are continuing today in Smithers, British Columbia. The long-sought and delicate talks between Wet’suwet’en »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Society

No letup in British Columbia blazes as premier expresses dismay

As the Canadian Mental Health Association issues guidelines to help residents in British Columbia as they cope with the devastating wildfires ripping up the province, Premier John Horgan toured the hard-hit Prince George region on Tuesday and expressed dismay over »

Politics

British Columbia New Democrats to form minority government

British Columbians are waking up to a new premier after a tumultuous Thursday evening that saw the provincial Liberals lose a non-confidence vote in the legislature, sending them to the Opposition benches for the first time in 16 years. New »

Politics

Clark won’t quit as B.C. premier, will test confidence of legislature

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark announced today that she will recall the provincial legislature to see if she can continue governing with a minority government despite an opposition attempt to form a coalition. Clark was speaking for the first time »