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Richard McCandless

Stories by Richard McCandless


Will NDP End BC Hydro’s ‘Wild West’ Accounting?

Ontario auditor general just condemned similar schemes to hide debt, costs and revenue shortfalls.

By Richard McCandless, 24 Oct 2017


How Much Will It Cost to Cover the Liberals’ Site C Gambling Debt?

Whether the project goes ahead or is cancelled, British Columbians are on the hook for billions.

By Richard McCandless, 13 Jul 2017


NDP Faces Financial Mess at ICBC, BC Hydro

Tough cleanup task will be a test of new government’s commitment to financial responsibility.

By Richard McCandless, 16 Jun 2017


New Government Should End BC Hydro, ICBC Shell Games

Liberals manipulated Crowns for political gain. It’s time for an approach based on policy, not politics.

By Richard McCandless, 18 May 2017


Big Rate Increases Coming for BC Hydro, ICBC, Liberals’ Projections Reveal

In attacking NDP platform, Liberals pulled back curtain on coming price jumps for consumers.

By Richard McCandless, 1 May 2017


How the BC Liberals Played Politics with BC Hydro

Accounting ploys kept rates down, government revenue up — but at big future costs.

By Richard McCandless, 29 Mar 2017