Down to the Wire in BC - People's Voice

As this issue goes to press, the Liberal government of BC faces the verdict of west coast voters within days. Public opinion surveys give the NDP a narrow lead, and the Greens are reported to be making big gains on Vancouver Island. But few observers ...

Polite appeasement of Trump has failed - 24 Hours Vancouver

Christy Clark and Donald Trump are both evangelists of the same religion: free-market fundamentalism. Cutting government services and leaving society in the hands of corporations are gospel. Clark is at home with billionaire developers. And Trump would ...

Threat of economic turmoil over softwood tariff becomes BC election issue - CTV News

VICTORIA -- A hefty American tariff on Canadian softwood could be devastating for British Columbia's economy, but it may also be advantageous for political leaders on the campaign trail who are looking to cement or build their images with voters, says ...

Right-Wing BC Liberals and Right-Wing Greens working in Collusion against BC NDP - rabble.ca

Voting for the right-wing Greens will contribute to re-electing another right-wing BC Liberal government. Top. Log in or register to post comments. Sun, 2017-04-30 14:03. #2. NorthReport. I voted yesterday. Today is the second day of advance voting so ...

#IamLinda haunts Christy Clark and the B.C. Liberals - Straight.com

NDP candidate Nicholas Simons tweeted this photo of him with Sunshine Coast resident Linda Higgins after she had been brushed off by Christy Clark. For political parties in the throes of an election campaign, weekends are particularly critical.

Housing, Jobs, Political Donations Spark BC Election Debate Battles - Fortune Enterpriser

"Christy Clark, rather than going and making the case for British Columbia, sent a bureaucrat, a capable one to be sure", he said of David Emerson, a former federal cabinet minister who is the B.C. government's trade envoy on softwood lumber. The ...

USA softwood tariffs prompt NDP claim of “inaction” against Christy Clark - pppFocus

The BC NDP and Green Party oppose the replacement project and would keep the seismically at-risk tunnel. Her calendar showed no such meeting, however. “Horgan: “…is to take the big money out of politics and that's what we intend to do”. Unfortunately ...

Ex-union boss warns against BC Liberals - News1130

BC Liberal Leader Christy Clark with workers at Supreme Steel in Delta on Thursday, April 20, 2017. (Marcella Bernardo NEWS 1130, Photo). Summary. Ironworkers Local 97 union has thrown support behind Christy Clark Liberals. Former union president ...

NDP, Liberals trade jabs over money from union, business - Normangee Star

And here's another problem for Clark: At the same time she rails against USA protectionism, the governing Liberals have accepted $1.7 million in campaign contributions from the Canadian branches of US -headquartered companies. Her calendar showed no ...

How a seven-second long encounter on the campaign trail has blown up on Christy Clark and the BC Liberals - National Post

It was a campaign-trail encounter that lasted all of seven seconds, but it blew-up into a social-media firestorm that backfired on Christy Clark and the B.C. Liberals. Now the woman at the centre of the storm is speaking out against Liberal charges ...

Island's political map unlike that of any other BC region - Times Colonist

Green Party, B.C. Liberal and NDP candidates vie for votersÍ attention on Gordon Head Road near the University of Victoria. Photograph By DARREN STONE, Times Colonist. Les Leyne mugshot generic For 12 consecutive years, Vancouver Island has stood ...

Opening new markets part of fed strategy on softwood - Coast Reporter

The U.S. government's decision to impose duties on Canadian imports – as negotiations on a new softwood lumber agreement drag on – has caught the attention of B.C. politicians and our local member of Parliament. The U.S. Department of Commerce said ...

Don't vote Green in NDP ridings - Times Colonist

It is difficult to understand the strategy the Greens appear to be using in this provincial election. The Greens have much in common with the NDP, and both of these parties are vowing to defeat the B.C. Liberals. However, the Greens seem to be doing ...

BC Greens promise to balance budget, make tax system more progressive - Normangee Star

“We all know the cost of housing has gone up radically and the formula that they use has not changed”, she said, arguing that child poverty actually got much worse in the first few years after the B.C. Liberals were elected. In the the debate, Horgan ...

British Columbia's election heats up as campaign nears halfway mark - Normangee Star

“Better than really bad is still just bad”, said Weaver on voting NDP to stop the Liberals. “… you know I just watched a person die on the streets of Vancouver this morning from a fentanyl overdose, and then a few minutes later an ambulance was called ...

BC Liberal Leader Christy Clark says U.S. “greed” driving softwood spat - Normangee Star

“We need to up our political participation in this so that the United States knows absolutely that there are other interests at play between British Columbia and the United States”, said Horgan, promising to visit Washington within 30 days of being ...

BC Greens aim to attract new voters with economy-focused platform - Normangee Star

“First of all, it's a federal responsibility”, Horgan said of Clark's position on US thermal coal in B.C. ports. He said the Liberal government was slow to react to the skyrocketing price of homes and rental units in the province and that has largely ...

Liberals, Greens, NDP vie for votes in BC leaders debate - Alive For Football

Horgan is running on the slogan "It's time for a government that works for you", a swipe at the Liberals over political donations from corporations and wealthy individuals. The leaders debated for the first time last week on radio, which was largely ...

ELECTION 2017: Medical premiums and promises - Salmon Arm Observer

Medical Services Plan payments have been a hot election topic since the B.C. Liberals reversed years of premium increases with a pre-election budget that vows to cut them by half next year. In the recent TV debate, B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark ...

BC Liberal Leader Christy Clark says USA “greed” driving softwood spat - pppFocus

The forest sector in B.C.is a free and fair trader, Horgan said, and past trade disputes have ruled in Canada's favour after lengthy and expensive court cases, which can be avoided. And Clark has raised the issue of the United Steelworkers paying the ...