BC Liberals

B.C. Liberals make pitch to continue government as a minority in legislature

British Columbia entered a new stage of political uncertainty Wednesday as the final vote count from an election held more than two weeks ago confirmed the province's first minority government in 65...

Riches beyond any party's wildest dreams

Earlier this month the 2016 donation numbers for B.C.'s political parties were filed with Elections B.C. and, not unexpectedly, it was another bumper crop for the B.C. Liberals. The party...

It's time to stop funding B.C.'s private schools

Is it time time to put that public money back where it belongs — in public schools? Vancouver Observer Contributing Education Editor, Patti Bacchus thinks it is.

NDP fails to sway B.C. Liberals on banning corporate and union donations

The NDP in British Columbia won't get support from the Liberals to ban corporate and union donations to the province's political parties. NDP Leader John Horgan asked Premier Christy Clark today to...

B.C. Liberals face balancing act on housing as 2017 election looms: experts

The legislature is set to convene Monday to debate changes to Vancouver's charter that would allow the city to create a tax on vacant homes.
John Horgan, BC NDP, Leader of the Official Opposition, B.C. legislature

Who is John Horgan and why should you care?

He's a cautious man, but he may be the only politician in B.C. who stands a chance of defeating Premier Christy Clark.
Lelu Island photo by Robin Rowland/Canadian Press

Corporate tax-protection act passes, paving way for B.C.’s first LNG project

Petronas has yet to make its final investment decision on the proposed US$36 billion project near Prince Rupert.
Global warming illustration (Creative Commons)

Province seeking public input on climate action plan

The public will have two opportunities over the next six months to speak up about new climate policies in B.C.
protest, demonstration, LNG, Woodfibre, Squamish

Summer LNG session a desperate move, say critics

'They threw this Hail Mary pass, it was caught, it landed and now they’re trying to deliver.' — Green Party MLA Andrew Weaver.
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Wildfires expanding by the moment in B.C.

Wildfires are expanding at a rapid pace in B.C. In the span of a few minutes that journalists spoke on the phone with B.C. Wildfire Service Chief Fire Information Officer Kevin Skrepnek...
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