Keith Baldrey and Richard Zussman break down the impacts smaller parties could have on the election result ahead of Monday’s election day.
Reporter based at B.C. Legislature
Richard Zussman is a reporter 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.
Currently, large foreign-flagged passenger vessels are not permitted to make consecutive U.S. port stops without a foreign stop in between.
As of Oct. 26, all health-care workers in the province must be fully immunized against COVID-19 or receive an exemption from the provincial health officer.
In its first quarterly update of 2021-22, the province has projected a $4.8-billion deficit, or roughly half of what was predicted in Budget 2021.
In a wide-ranging interview for Focus BC, Lisa Lapointe said she would like to see the federal party leaders focus on plans to cut down on illicit drug deaths.
The province says the maximum allowable rent increase as of Jan. 1, 2022, will be set at 1.5 per cent, based on inflation.
People who do not have a smartphone or printer can register for their vaccine cars by calling the hotline at 1-833-838-2323.
Conservative leader Erin O’Toole made a stop in North Vancouver on Friday night.
British Columbia leads the way with 69 per cent of parents wanting to see both required vaccines and masks for any adult entering a school.
Dr. Bonnie Henry made the surprise announcement while the province was outlining rules for the return to school at both post-secondary and K-to-12 system.
Dr. Bonnie Henry has said youth aged 12 to 17 will have easy access to vaccination heading into the school year, along with on-campus clinics for post-secondary students.
Quebec was the first province to announce plans for a vaccine certificate that would start Sept. 1 on accessing non-essential services.
The previous BC Liberal government had approved a 10-lane $3.5-billion replacement bridge, but the NDP scrapped that when it came to power in 2017.
The public safety minister says the province is not considering bringing back road blocks between regions that were introduced during the height of COVID-19 restrictions.
One 17-year-old player was taken to hospital in stable condition, police said, while a 17-year-old Burnaby resident was arrested.