politics

A 2018 decision to fly a rainbow flag ended up costing the City of Langley $62,000 in legal fees (Langley Advance Times file)

Human rights win in rainbow flag fight cost B.C. city $62,000

“Lengthy and involved” process provoked by complaint

 

President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden participate in the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland. (Olivier Douliery/Pool vi AP)

U.S. Presidential Debate Takeaways: An acrid tone from the opening minute

Here are key takeaways from the first of three scheduled presidential debates before Election Day on Nov. 3

 

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 1999 file photo, Robert Trump, left, joins then real estate developer and presidential hopeful Donald Trump at an event in New York. (AP Photo/Diane Bonadreff, File)

Robert Trump, U.S. president’s younger brother, dead at 71

‘He was not just my brother, he was my best friend’

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 1999 file photo, Robert Trump, left, joins then real estate developer and presidential hopeful Donald Trump at an event in New York. (AP Photo/Diane Bonadreff, File)
Penticton resident Jennifer Jules’ first memory, in 1977, at five years old, is of racism. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)

‘I do this for my children,’ hundreds gather in Penticton in support of ending racism

Black, Indigenous, Asian, Indian, Metis, Spanish, many spoke of their experiences with racism

Penticton resident Jennifer Jules’ first memory, in 1977, at five years old, is of racism. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. (CPAC)

COLUMN: Calming voices of leadership

During a time of crisis, leaders set the tone for the public

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. (CPAC)
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., gestures during a campaign rally Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Virginia Beach, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Expat Americans in Canada gear up to weigh in on Democratic primary race

Canada is home to the biggest proportion of Americans living abroad

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., gestures during a campaign rally Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Virginia Beach, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance Mona Fortier, left, will be speaking at Eatology on March 2 at 7:30 a.m. at an event organized by the Greater Vernon Chamber. Registration is open online. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Federal minister to speak in North Okanagan

Greater Vernon Chamber welcomes middle class prosperity minister to talk money

Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance Mona Fortier, left, will be speaking at Eatology on March 2 at 7:30 a.m. at an event organized by the Greater Vernon Chamber. Registration is open online. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
MP Report: Working in a minority government

MP Report: Working in a minority government

Examining how infrastructure is funded

  • Feb 3, 2020
MP Report: Working in a minority government
Former cabinet minister Peter MacKay announces Tory leadership bid

Former cabinet minister Peter MacKay announces Tory leadership bid

In a 23-minute long speech, MacKay touted his experience as a former defence minister

Former cabinet minister Peter MacKay announces Tory leadership bid
Leadership race or no, Tories will hold Liberal government to account: Scheer
Leadership race or no, Tories will hold Liberal government to account: Scheer
Justin Trudeau. (The Canadian Press photo)

Facing minority Parliament, Trudeau tells MPs to respect opposition

The government faces opposition pushback to its agenda right out of the gate

Justin Trudeau. (The Canadian Press photo)
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh stands in front of his caucus as he speaks to reporters after the weekly caucus meeting in Ottawa on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. New Democrat MPs will gather in Ottawa today for a two-day planning session to prepare the re-opening of the House of Commons next week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh stands in front of his caucus as he speaks to reporters after the weekly caucus meeting in Ottawa on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. New Democrat MPs will gather in Ottawa today for a two-day planning session to prepare the re-opening of the House of Commons next week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Inspired Style with Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran

Inspired Style with Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran

Okanagan politician chats about life, style, fashion and urban planning

  • Sep 4, 2018
Inspired Style with Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran
Former Shuswap MLA and Liberal cabinet minister George Abbott shares his thoughts on the current situation in B.C. politics. -File photo

Former MLA predicts election within two years

George Abbott reserves judgment on whether Christy Clark should resign

Former Shuswap MLA and Liberal cabinet minister George Abbott shares his thoughts on the current situation in B.C. politics. -File photo