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Riot crowd gathered early, report says

Riot crowd gathered early, report says

Fewer than 500 police officers found themselves dealing with a crowd of 155,000 hockey fans and troublemakers much more quickly than they expected, a review of the Stanley Cup riot has found.
Clark to wait for 2013 for mandate

Clark to wait for 2013 for mandate

Premier Christy Clark has ended months of speculation and will stick to the scheduled date of May 2013 for the next B.C. election.
Disputes cast shadow on school year

Disputes cast shadow on school year

A work-to-rule campaign by public school teachers, set to begin on the first day of school, is only one dispute expected in education in the coming year.
Changes coming to B.C. carbon offsets

Changes coming to B.C. carbon offsets

The B.C. government's carbon neutrality program is working, but it needs changes, Environment Minister Terry Lake says. School and hospital funds are being diverted to carbon reduction projects at energy, cement and forest companies.
Cities set to grill minister over planned auditor

Cities set to grill minister over planned auditor

UBCM convention to mull civic spending watchdog
HST rejected by B.C. voters

HST rejected by B.C. voters

The B.C. government is getting to work dismantling the harmonized sales tax, a job that may take more than a year and add billions to the province's deficit.
BC Ferries eyes sailing, staff reductions

BC Ferries eyes sailing, staff reductions

Passenger and vehicle traffic is down this year and is not expected to recover any time soon, so BC Ferries is considering a plan to cut hundreds of sailings to save money.
MLA Iain Black leaving politics

MLA Iain Black leaving politics

Port Moody-Coquitlam MLA Iain Black is resigning his seat to take a new job as CEO of the Vancouver Board of Trade. Premier Christy Clark said she is "delighted and saddened" to see the MLA who succeeded her as Port Moody-area MLA leave politics.
Teacher talks begin with arbitration

Teacher talks begin with arbitration

The B.C. Public School Employers' Association applied to the labour board for a ruling expected by Friday, saying the B.C. Teachers' Federation continues to try to negotiate provincial issues such as class size and staffing ratios at local district bargaining tables.

Crash kills motorist near Kitwanga, road closed

A THIRD fatal accident in as many weeks in the northwest claimed one life earlier today near Kitwanga.