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 CKNW journalist Liza Yuzda and their daughter and son.
The Squamish First Nation has been one of the most vocal opponents of the the pipeline expansion. Horgan says their views as a nation need to be respected. Continue reading →
Premier John Horgan: “There is a clamouring for more family-appropriate housing in locations that make sense for families and we are going to shape the program towards that.” Continue reading →
The B.C. government will be filing a reference case in connection to the dispute over the Kinder Morgan pipeline by April 30. Alberta’s energy minister calls it continued “political games.” Continue reading →
The new poll found 54 per cent of those asked in B.C. are in favour of the project, while 38 per cent are opposed. Continue reading →
“It does sound crazy, I completely agree,” the naturopath said. Continue reading →
The B.C. government has introduced new legislation that would allow ICBC to cancel the driver’s licence of someone who owes more than $3,000 in child support payments. Continue reading →
B.C. Attorney General David Eby says Alberta legislation to restrict the flow of oil outside the province is a ‘bluff’ that wouldn’t survive a court challenge. Continue reading →
The British Columbia government is considering legal action against the province of Alberta after it introduced legislation that would allow them to restrict the flow of oil and gas. Continue reading →
Prominent Indigenous leaders in British Columbia say Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has ‘failed’ to protect the rights of indigenous people in the province. Continue reading →
B.C. Premier John Horgan says his government is still strongly opposed to the Trans Mountain pipeline twinning and will continue on with a reference case to determine if the province has the jurisdictional right to stop the project. Continue reading →
Former federal NDP leader Thomas Mulcair says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau would never treat Quebec the way he is treating British Columbia in the ongoing battle over pipeline. Continue reading →
“The province is backstopping the start and a developer will build it,” said B.C. Premier John Horgan. Continue reading →
Vancouver Kingsway MP Don Davies says Ottawa should immediately launch an investigation into whether pharmaceutical companies properly informed users of the addictive qualities of some drugs, including opioids. Continue reading →
The British Columbia government is still not able to put a timeline on when a legal reference question will be presented to the courts on the Trans Mountain pipeline. Continue reading →
More than 30 years after the disappearance of Vancouver Island residents Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg, authorities in Washington state have released new images that they believe could help identify the person who killed them. Continue reading →