The B.C. government overpaid millions for the Port Mann Bridge project because there was no rigorous verification of invoicing, timing and completion of work, according to six sources at two separate auditing firms and hundreds of documents leaked to CBC News.
Rainy conditions on B.C.’s South Coast and other part of the province have helped firefighters gain ground on wildfires, but many continue to burn. The B.C. Wildfire Service is asking residents to still respect campfire bans and backcountry restrictions.
As festival season comes to a close with the end of summer, event organizers in B.C.’s Interior are trying to come up with ways to recover from cancelled festivals and diminished tourism after months of wildfires.
Following a throne speech from Friday, which promised to make the province more affordable for residents, Finance Minister Carole James will deliver her party’s first budget today, which is only being described as a financial update.