BC NDP

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...

NDP stalwart, social activist Margaret Mitchell dies in Vancouver at 92

Margaret Mitchell, a former New Democrat MP who became a leading voice in raising awareness about domestic abuse, died Wednesday. She was 92. Mitchell represented the riding of Vancouver East from...

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.
B.C. Premier Christy Clark

B.C. Premier Clark backs away from hacking allegations against Opposition NDP

It's not the apology B.C. New Democrat Leader John Horgan has demanded, but British Columbia Premier Christy Clark now admits she jumped to conclusions when she blamed the Opposition for hacking her...

NDP promises climate rebate cheques for families in British Columbia

British Columbia's New Democrats are promising rebate cheques to offset increases in the cost of the province's carbon tax, if the party wins May's election. NDP Leader John Horgan said Thursday that...
BC NDP Leader, John Horgan

John Horgan: Where I stand on climate change

BC NDP Leader John Horgan delivered a speech on climate change at the speaker series, Thinking Big About BC at SFU Centre for Dialogue on Jan. 23, 2017.

NDP promises to end trophy hunt for grizzly bears in B.C. if elected in May

British Columbia's New Democrats are promising to ban trophy hunting for grizzly bears in the province. But NDP Leader John Horgan stopped short of an outright prohibition on the hunt, saying the...

BC NDP announces policy to ban trophy hunting of grizzlies

As part of its 2017 election platform, the New Democratic Party of British Columbia has pledged to ban all trophy hunting of grizzly bears in the province. Humane Society International/Canada is...
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.
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