Poll Jun 2017

Poll: Thomson as Speaker

Jun 24, 2017 / 7:27 am

Kelowna-Mission MLA Steve Thomson became Speaker of the legislature on Thursday. The announcement was made prior to the opening of the 41st Parliament of...

Poll: throne speech

Jun 22, 2017 / 9:56 pm

A throne speech outlining what could be the final goals of Premier Christy Clark's government includes a promise to hold a referendum on electoral reform....

Poll: vacation deterrent?

Jun 21, 2017 / 8:00 pm

May was Mexico's bloodiest month in at least 20 years, and homicides are up sharply in 2017 compared with last year, new government crime statistics show....

Poll: political donations

Jun 20, 2017 / 9:39 pm

The B.C. Liberals say they are now ready to take big money out of politics following last month's election. Attorney General Andrew Wilkinson says the...

Poll: welfare rates

Jun 19, 2017 / 7:43 pm

There will be a promise to raise welfare rates in British Columbia in the government's throne speech on Thursday, which is expected to set in motion the...

Poll: help the homeless?

Jun 17, 2017 / 6:52 am

Victoria's mayor wants people to open their homes to those sleeping in parks and their cars because they can't afford or find accommodation. Lisa Helps...

Poll: Speaker of the house

Jun 15, 2017 / 7:05 pm

British Columbia Liberal House Leader Mike de Jong says it is not his party's responsibility to provide a Speaker in order to "prop up" an...

Poll: tourist centre

Jun 14, 2017 / 7:30 pm

Kelowna's controversial new waterfront tourist information centre has passed its final hurdles with city council. Council gave third and fourth reading...

Poll: animal abuse

Jun 13, 2017 / 7:15 pm

The company responsible for catching chickens at farms in Chilliwack says it has fired five employees after an animal rights group released video of alleged...

Poll: invasive mussels

Jun 12, 2017 / 7:16 pm

The Okanagan Basin Water Board is looking for significant movement from the federal government on invasive mussels. Directors were asking for stronger support...

Poll: another election?

Jun 10, 2017 / 9:21 am

BC NDP Leader John Horgan is advising British Columbians to be ready for another election within weeks. Horgan says the NDP's partnership with the BC Greens...

Poll: what to do in Victoria?

Jun 8, 2017 / 7:30 pm

Premier Christy Clark says its likely her minority government will be defeated in a confidence motion, but until then she plans to stick to parliamentary rules...

Poll: military spending

Jun 7, 2017 / 7:05 pm

Canada will increase annual defence spending by $13.9 billion over the next decade, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said Wednesday as he unveiled the Liberal...

Poll: safe-injection sites

Jun 6, 2017 / 7:02 pm

Drug users will start injecting their own heroin or other illicit substances at a new supervised injection site opening this week in Surrey, in an effort to...

Poll: Safe from terror?

Jun 5, 2017 / 6:57 pm

Canada's capital will do everything it can to prevent an attack when it hosts the country's 150th birthday next month but no amount of preparation can...

Poll: climate change

Jun 3, 2017 / 7:27 am

European leaders are pledging to keep fighting against global warming despite U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement he is pulling out of the Paris...

Poll: kill Site C dam?

Jun 1, 2017 / 7:15 pm

NDP Leader John Horgan has advised BC Hydro not to sign any new contracts on the divisive Site C hydroelectric dam project. The $8.8 billion dam will be the...