British Columbia's privacy watchdog has rejected a provincial Liberal party request to investigate allegations the NDP breached personal information protection laws for sharing voter supporter lists with politically friendly groups.
The British Columbia Liberal Party has filed a complaint with the province's privacy commissioner, alleging the New Democratic Party breached protection laws by sharing its supporter list with "politically friendly" groups.
Days before Tuesday's election call, British Columbia's premier again apologized for a scandal that saw eight people wrongly fired from the Health Ministry in 2012, including one man who later took his own life.
Romance is not in the cards for British Columbia's politicians who return to the legislature Valentine's Day for a throne speech that sets the stage for a provincial budget and a scrappy spring election, say political experts.
Strong winds and choppy waves meant a long night for the crew and passengers aboard a ferry in southern B.C. Twenty-one passengers and the crew spent seven long hours stranded on the ferry overnight when a powerful wind storm prevented them from docking.
The heads of British Columbia and Washington state say investing in an innovation corridor between the two jurisdictions will bolster state-of-the-art research efforts, which they predict will one day lead researchers to find a cure for cancer.