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The B.C. and transgender flags fly together at the B.C. legislature in Victoria on Sunday (Nov. 20) in recognition of Transgender Day of Remembrance. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)

Transgender Day of Remembrance marked at B.C. legislature in Victoria

Transgender flag raised to commemorate lives lost to violence

The B.C. and transgender flags fly together at the B.C. legislature in Victoria on Sunday (Nov. 20) in recognition of Transgender Day of Remembrance. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)
B.C. Premier David Eby announces a new public safety plan in Vancouver, on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Eby is expected to announce his government’s plans to take on the housing affordability crisis today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. Premier David Eby to lay out plans to tackle housing affordability crisis

Eby was housing minister before running for premier

B.C. Premier David Eby announces a new public safety plan in Vancouver, on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Eby is expected to announce his government’s plans to take on the housing affordability crisis today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
David Eby when he was B.C. Attorney General. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

David Eby to become B.C.’s new premier today in Vancouver ceremony

Swearing-in ceremony will be conducted by Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin at the Musqueam Community Centre

David Eby when he was B.C. Attorney General. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
Premier John Horgan makes his first public appearance since completing cancer treatment for Lunar New Year at the B.C. legislature on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022. (John Horgan/Twitter)

Outgoing B.C. premier makes pitch to provinces and PM to end health gridlock

John Horgan not looking for a job, but told peers he’s happy to help any way he can

Premier John Horgan makes his first public appearance since completing cancer treatment for Lunar New Year at the B.C. legislature on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022. (John Horgan/Twitter)
B.C. Premier John Horgan addresses the Union of B.C. Municipalities Convention, in Whistler, B.C., on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. Indigenous leaders thank John Horgan for leadership on premier’s last full day

An organization of British Columbia Indigenous leaders is thanking the outgoing premier…

B.C. Premier John Horgan addresses the Union of B.C. Municipalities Convention, in Whistler, B.C., on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
British Columbia’s incoming premier David Eby arrives for a news conference in a park in downtown Vancouver, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. Eby says he will lead a government push to transform Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside into a neighbourhood that’s healthy and safe. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Incoming B.C. premier Eby vows to make Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside healthy, safe

Resolving contentious, complex issues is what governments should do, Eby said

British Columbia’s incoming premier David Eby arrives for a news conference in a park in downtown Vancouver, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. Eby says he will lead a government push to transform Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside into a neighbourhood that’s healthy and safe. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Police escort a protester who interrupted the Victoria Remembrance Day ceremony from the area. (Hollie Ferguson/Victoria News Staff)

VIDEO: Protester who interrupted Remembrance Day ceremony in Victoria arrested

As hundreds gathered for what appeared to be the largest Remembrance Day…

Police escort a protester who interrupted the Victoria Remembrance Day ceremony from the area. (Hollie Ferguson/Victoria News Staff)
Former B.C. attorney general and housing minister David Eby speaks to the media during a news conference in a park in downtown Vancouver, Thursday, October 20, 2022. David Eby will be sworn in as British Columbia's new premier by Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin in a ceremony in Vancouver on Nov. 18.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

David Eby to be sworn in as B.C. premier at Vancouver Musqueam centre

Traditional venue of Government House in Victoria already booked for a different event

Former B.C. attorney general and housing minister David Eby speaks to the media during a news conference in a park in downtown Vancouver, Thursday, October 20, 2022. David Eby will be sworn in as British Columbia's new premier by Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin in a ceremony in Vancouver on Nov. 18.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Musicians perform at a Diwali ceremony at the B.C. legislature Tuesday, Oct. 25. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Diwali celebrated with ceremony at B.C. legislature

Premier John Horgan, premier-designate David Eby joined by local community leaders

Musicians perform at a Diwali ceremony at the B.C. legislature Tuesday, Oct. 25. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Former B.C. attorney general and housing minister David Eby arrives for a news conference in a park in downtown Vancouver, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Premier-in-waiting David Eby releases 100-day plan for B.C. housing, health, safety

Eby officially became the leader of the NDP this morning, unclear when he’ll be sworn in as premier

Former B.C. attorney general and housing minister David Eby arrives for a news conference in a park in downtown Vancouver, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Former B.C. attorney general and housing minister David Eby speaks to the media during a news conference in a park in downtown Vancouver, Thursday, October 20, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

David Eby has ‘mixed feelings’ about end of race as he gets set to become premier

Eby is scheduled to hold a news conference Friday after he becomes the party leader

Former B.C. attorney general and housing minister David Eby speaks to the media during a news conference in a park in downtown Vancouver, Thursday, October 20, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
B.C. NDP leadership candidate Anjali Appadurai addresses the media during a news conference in downtown Vancouver, Wednesday, October 19, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Why B.C.’s NDP disqualified leadership contender, and how she responds

Anjali Appadurai responds to what Elizabeth Cull claimed in her report

B.C. NDP leadership candidate Anjali Appadurai addresses the media during a news conference in downtown Vancouver, Wednesday, October 19, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
B.C. NDP leadership candidate David Eby responds to questions while speaking with reporters in Vancouver, on Wednesday, October 19, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

UPDATE: David Eby to be declared B.C. NDP leader on Friday, says party

Former attorney general a lawyer, specializing in constitutional and administrative law issues

B.C. NDP leadership candidate David Eby responds to questions while speaking with reporters in Vancouver, on Wednesday, October 19, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
B.C. NDP leadership candidate Anjali Appadurai attends a news conference in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

BC NDP leadership hopeful Anjali Appadurai says report seeks her disqualification

Appadurai ‘disappointed but not surprised’ says it results from ‘biased and unlevel playing field’

B.C. NDP leadership candidate Anjali Appadurai attends a news conference in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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Health care tops list of complaints to B.C.’s ombudsperson: report

Office received almost 1,300 complaints or inquiries focused on Health Ministry programs, services

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Moms Stop the Harm advocates and supporters march from Centennial Square to the Ministry of Health building on the sixth anniversary to mark the public health emergency of the declaration due to the significant increase in opioid-related overdose across the province during the Cut The Red Tape theme in Victoria on Thursday, April 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

B.C. changes opioid lawsuit to help recover more money from drug makers

Changes will allow the federal government to join the legal action

Moms Stop the Harm advocates and supporters march from Centennial Square to the Ministry of Health building on the sixth anniversary to mark the public health emergency of the declaration due to the significant increase in opioid-related overdose across the province during the Cut The Red Tape theme in Victoria on Thursday, April 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
BCGEU members in the cannabis and liquor distribution industry rallied outside Finance Minister Selina Robinson on April 14, 2021. (LDB Anonymous/Twitter)

Wage protection against inflation part of BCGEU’s three-year collective agreement

53.4 per cent of eligible members who cast ballots voted to ratify the deal

BCGEU members in the cannabis and liquor distribution industry rallied outside Finance Minister Selina Robinson on April 14, 2021. (LDB Anonymous/Twitter)
British Columbia’s provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday July 3, 2020. The bargaining unit representing care aides, lab assistants and cleaning staff has reached a new labour agreement with health employers in B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

B.C. care aides, lab assistants, health facility cleaners reach new labour deal

Hospital Employees’ Union represents about 93 per cent of the workers covered by the agreement

British Columbia’s provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday July 3, 2020. The bargaining unit representing care aides, lab assistants and cleaning staff has reached a new labour agreement with health employers in B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Floodwaters cover Ray Chipeniuk’s driveway near Smithers, B.C. in this 2018 handout photo. Lawyers for the British Columbia government have agreed to pay $300,000 to settle a lawsuit by Chipeniuk and his wife whose property flooded after a third of the forest in the surrounding watershed was cut down. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Ray Chipeniuk *MANDATORY CREDIT*

B.C. agrees to pay $300,000 to Smithers couple who say logging flooded their property

2014 suit claimed B.C. was negligent in ensuring couple’s property would not be damaged by logging

Floodwaters cover Ray Chipeniuk’s driveway near Smithers, B.C. in this 2018 handout photo. Lawyers for the British Columbia government have agreed to pay $300,000 to settle a lawsuit by Chipeniuk and his wife whose property flooded after a third of the forest in the surrounding watershed was cut down. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Ray Chipeniuk *MANDATORY CREDIT*
Todd Stone speaks during a BC Liberal Leadership debate in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday Jan. 23, 2018. The Opposition BC Liberals are calling for an all-party pay freeze as a show of solidarity with people struggling to make ends meet during inflationary times.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ben Nelms

Opposition BC Liberals seek MLA pay freeze ahead of possible 10 per cent increase

MLAs could be in line for a salary increase in April of 10 per cent or more

Todd Stone speaks during a BC Liberal Leadership debate in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday Jan. 23, 2018. The Opposition BC Liberals are calling for an all-party pay freeze as a show of solidarity with people struggling to make ends meet during inflationary times.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ben Nelms