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Down to the Wire in BC - People's Voice;

Down to the Wire in BC - People's Voice

People's VoiceDown to the Wire in BCPeople's VoiceAs 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 ...and more »

Polite appeasement of Trump has failed - 24 Hours Vancouver;

Polite appeasement of Trump has failed - 24 Hours Vancouver

24 Hours VancouverPolite appeasement of Trump has failed24 Hours VancouverChristy 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 ...and more »

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

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

CTV NewsThreat of economic turmoil over softwood tariff becomes BC election issueCTV NewsVICTORIA -- 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 ...and more »

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

Right-Wing BC Liberals and Right-Wing Greens working in Collusion against BC NDPrabble.caVoting 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 ...and more »

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

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

Straight.com#IamLinda haunts Christy Clark and the B.C. LiberalsStraight.comNDP 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.and more »

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

Housing, Jobs, Political Donations Spark BC Election Debate BattlesFortune 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 ...and more »

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

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

pppFocusUSA softwood tariffs prompt NDP claim of “inaction” against Christy ClarkpppFocusThe 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 ...and more »

Ex-union boss warns against BC Liberals - News1130;

Ex-union boss warns against BC Liberals - News1130

News1130Ex-union boss warns against BC LiberalsNews1130BC 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 ...and more »

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

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

Normangee StarNDP, Liberals trade jabs over money from union, businessNormangee StarAnd 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 ...and more »

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

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

National PostHow a seven-second long encounter on the campaign trail has blown up on Christy Clark and the BC LiberalsNational PostIt 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 ...and more »

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

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

Times ColonistIsland's political map unlike that of any other BC regionTimes ColonistGreen 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 ...and more »

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

Opening new markets part of fed strategy on softwoodCoast ReporterThe 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 ...and more »

Don't vote Green in NDP ridings - Times Colonist

Don't vote Green in NDP ridingsTimes ColonistIt 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 ...and more »

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

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

Normangee StarBC Greens promise to balance budget, make tax system more progressiveNormangee 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 ...and more »

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

British Columbia's election heats up as campaign nears halfway markNormangee 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 ...and more »

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

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

Normangee StarBC Liberal Leader Christy Clark says U.S. “greed” driving softwood spatNormangee 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 ...and more »

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

BC Greens aim to attract new voters with economy-focused platformNormangee 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 ...and more »

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

Liberals, Greens, NDP vie for votes in BC leaders debateAlive For FootballHorgan 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 ...and more »

ELECTION 2017: Medical premiums and promises - Salmon Arm Observer;

ELECTION 2017: Medical premiums and promises - Salmon Arm Observer

Salmon Arm ObserverELECTION 2017: Medical premiums and promisesSalmon Arm ObserverMedical 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 ...and more »

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

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

pppFocusBC Liberal Leader Christy Clark says USA “greed” driving softwood spatpppFocusThe 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 ...and more »