Richard Zussman is an Online Journalist for Global BC based at the B.C. Legislature. He joined Global BC in 2018.
Richard has a Masters in Broadcast Journalism from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University. He has a Bachelor of Arts from Queen’s University.
He has co-authored a book on B.C. politics that chronicles the events in and around the 2017 confidence vote and end of B.C. Liberal dynasty.
He previous served as the Provincial Affairs reporter for CBC BC.
Richard lives in Victoria with his wife and journalist Liza Yuzda and their daughter and son.
With financial pressures building at ICBC, private companies are more optimistic they can compete with the public insurer. Continue reading →
The B.C. government is struggling to stay on schedule with its promise to build affordable housing in the province. Continue reading →
Sixteen- and 17-year-old British Columbians will soon be able to register to vote but won’t yet be given the right to cast a ballot. Continue reading →
Premier John Horgan says he will be encouraging his fellow premiers to introduce legislation in their province’s to get rid of seasonal time changes. Continue reading →
The Passenger Transportation Board (PTB) has sent a letter to ridesharing applicants warning them to expect delays in their application being processed. Continue reading →
If passed, the legislation will also build in 2030 sectoral targets following engagement with stakeholders, Indigenous peoples and communities throughout B.C. Continue reading →
Global News has learned Premier John Horgan will be introducing enabling legislation on Thursday to make Daylight Saving Time permanent. Continue reading →
The BC Liberals are distributing a flyer to homes in Sims’ Surrey-Panorama riding asking what the NDP is hiding when it comes to an ongoing RCMP investigation. Continue reading →
The B.C. government says it won’t look at cost savings by modernizing the broker system until the finances at ICBC have improved. Continue reading →
At the time the building in Burnaby was worth around $3 million and is now worth more than $5 million. Continue reading →
The Insurance Bureau of British Columbia paid out $1.9 billion to 42 plaintiff law firms last fiscal year. Continue reading →
The legislation bans secondary, non-farm use homes for immediate family members on ALR land and limits the size of residences to 12,000 square feet or less. Continue reading →
BC Liberal MLA Linda Reid has announced she will not be running the next election. Continue reading →
The B.C. Supreme Court has shot down proposed changes that would have saved ICBC an estimated $400 million. Continue reading →
British Columbia is hoping to become the first province to pass legislation to legally implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). Continue reading →