Liberals creating chaos at Royal Columbian Hospital

VICTORIA – The B.C. Liberal government’s failure to address hospital overcrowding is creating chaos for medical staff and compromising patient care at Royal Columbian Hospital, say B.C.’s New Democrat oppositon. “Despite growing concern from hospital staff about emergency room overcrowding …

Missing man’s family backs Silver Alert

JEREMY DEUTSCH / TRI-CITIES NOW FEBRUARY 28, 2014 12:00 AM Just a couple of hours after Shin Noh left his home for the last time back on a late summer’s day last September, the Coquitlam father with Alzheimer’s disease was spotted …

MLA calls speech ‘smoke and mirrors

 SAM SMITH / TRI-CITIES NOW FEBRUARY 14, 2014 12:00 AM  New markets and investments, skills training, controlling spending, social and practical infrastructure, the opportunity of LNG and ensuring B.C. remains a leader in the modern world. Those were the key talking …

Op-ed: B.C. must reconcile with its past official racism against Chinese Canadians

A “White Man’s Province” was more than a slogan, a political excess. It was a primary feature of B.C. government policy for seven decades after B.C. joined Canada in 1871, with Chinese Canadians a constant target of hostile action by their provincial government and legislature. British Columbia passed an avalanche of discriminatory legislation in this period—a record not matched in any other Canadian province.