New Democrats call for real action to combat violence

February 25, 2014 VICTORIA— New Democrats have taken the fight for real action to combat violence to the legislature, demanding action on the promised shuttle bus for the Highway of Tears and asking for increased services to combat domestic violence in …

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.