Provincial Politics

Two parking lots, which sit empty even during peak season at Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park, are being converted into campground sites.
Two parking lots, which sit empty even during peak season at Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park, are being converted into campground sites. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Unused Rathtrevor Beach parking lots being converted to camp sites

By Spencer Sterritt
March 23, 2017 - 12:24pm

NANAIMO — Modern times are known for paving over paradise to put up parking lots, but it's the exact opposite at Rathrevor Beach Provincial Park.

BC Government

Federal investments appear to match B.C. housing, transit initiatives: de Jong

By The Canadian Press
March 23, 2017 - 11:41am

VANCOUVER — The federal budget appears to be in line with British Columbia’s approach to affordable housing, child care and transit, Finance Minister Mike de Jong said Wednesday, calling a new $11.2 billion national housing fund a “relevant and significant” amount of money.

Speaker Sophie Harrison, at VIU's Malaspina Theatre on Tuesday night, says the Kinder Morgan pipeline has undermined B.C.'s government.
Speaker Sophie Harrison, at VIU's Malaspina Theatre on Tuesday night, says the Kinder Morgan pipeline has undermined B.C.'s government. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

B.C. Liberal gov't focus of anti-Kinder Morgan discussion

By Spencer Sterritt
March 22, 2017 - 5:30pm

NANAIMO — How the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion has infiltrated various levels of B.C.'s government was the most talked about point in a recent discussion on the pipeline at VIU.

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