Tom Fletcher

Tom posted 464 stories to Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News.
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Parties jockey for position in B.C. minority

NDP’s John Horgan says he and Christy Clark have nothing to talk about

  • May 17th, 2017 1:30pm

ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

Greens’ Andrew Weaver will want to see carbon tax increased

  • May 10th, 2017 7:30am

ELECTION 2017: Who wants to raise your taxes?

Parties make pledges on carbon tax, personal income tax and more.

  • May 2nd, 2017 4:00pm

ELECTION 2017: Medical premiums and promises

MSP is not only a tax, it’s a payroll tax for nearly half of those subject to it

  • Apr 29th, 2017 2:30pm

B.C. leaders square off in TV debate

Christy Clark, John Horgan and Andrew Weaver battle it out ahead of May 9 election

  • Apr 26th, 2017 1:30am

ELECTION 2017: Parties debate child care

B.C. NDP and Green Party look to subsidize daycare costs while the B.C. Liberals aim to add spaces

  • Apr 25th, 2017 4:30pm

ELECTION 2017: Christy Clark, John Horgan and Andrew Weaver square off in first debate

Taxes, road tolls hot issues for B.C. Greens, B.C. Liberals, B.C. NDP

  • Apr 20th, 2017 8:00am

ELECTION 2017: What’s up with BC Hydro rates?

B.C. party leaders are making conflicting promises on utility rates

  • Apr 19th, 2017 12:00pm

BC Liberals are bold as brass

Christy Clark runs on economic record

  • Apr 18th, 2017 7:30am

ELECTION 2017: Parties square off on schools

No matter who wins, B.C.’s schools will see an influx of education funding after May 9

  • Apr 17th, 2017 12:15pm

New line paints to light highway nights

Thicker application of water-based paint stands up to winter grading, and glass beads reflect better

  • Apr 4th, 2017 5:00am

Work begins on Site C generators (with video)

Last big contractor for Peace dam begins work on $470 million powerhouse works

  • Apr 3rd, 2017 6:00pm

Help promised for aboriginal child care

Children's minister Stephanie Cadieux says both B.C. and Ottawa need to support kids better at home

  • Mar 30th, 2017 8:00pm

Special prosecutor named in donations probe

Vancouver lawyer to decide if Election Act charges will proceed after BC Liberals, NDP return improper donations

  • Mar 30th, 2017 2:00pm

BC Parks Foundation board begins work

Board gets $10 million endowment, will raise money and encourage more use of provincial parks

  • Mar 29th, 2017 10:00am

BC Liberals want to trim WorkSafeBC surplus

Small business group says it's overfunded, BCFed president calls Shirley Bond announcement 'outrageous'

  • Mar 29th, 2017 10:00am

Year-round B.C. ski resort gets green light

Valemount Glacier Destination Resort to open next year, with the longest vertical drop in North America

  • Mar 28th, 2017 3:00pm

B.C. Liberals return $93,000 in donations

New information comes as RCMP are reviewing possible violations of the B.C. Elections Act.

  • Mar 25th, 2017 7:00pm

Province funds 2,600 more teachers

Deal with B.C. Teachers' Federation totals $330 million to meet court ruling on classroom resources

  • Mar 24th, 2017 9:00am

New spaces part of BC Parks overhaul

Reservation system changes, additional park rangers start this summer to protect parks and meet demand

  • Mar 23rd, 2017 12:00pm