BC NDP moving quickly to transition into power - Vancouver Sun

VICTORIA — B.C. New Democrats are moving quickly to transition into power, following Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon's request Thursday evening that party leader John Horgan form government. NDP officials and senior civil servants began the transition process ...

Former MLA predicts election within two years - Sicamous Eagle Valley News

Abbott, a former political science professor, who is working on his doctorate and operates a public policy consulting firm, predicts another provincial election call within one to two years. “Based on my 17 years in the legislature, with the numbers ...

Five things about BC premier-designate John Horgan - Kelowna Capital News

As B.C.'s new premier-designate, it might be useful to know a thing or two about NDP leader John Horgan, and the promises the NDP and Greens have made. Born in 1959 and raised in Victoria, the youngest of four children. Father died of a brain aneurysm ...

Taking down the government, how a confidence vote works in Canada - Globalnews.ca

After 16 years at the helm, Christy Clark's B.C. Liberal government fell Thursday after a historic confidence vote in the legislature. The defeat came 52 days after British Columbians went to the polls, with all 44 NDP and Green Party MLAs standing ...

Trudeau, Notley welcome BC's Horgan despite Trans Mountain pipeline rift - National Post

VANCOUVER — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley have welcomed British Columbia's new premier-designate John Horgan despite simmering tensions over the Trans Mountain pipeline project. Horgan, a New Democrat, has ...

Premier-designate John Horgan looks forward to 'new kind of leadership' - CBC.ca

More than seven weeks after the May 9 election, British Columbia will soon have a new premier. NDP Leader John Horgan has been asked to form the next government after toppling outgoing-premier Christy Clark in a non-confidence vote yesterday, ending ...

EDITORIAL: Clark's pursuit of power knows no bounds - Saanich News

Recent days have provided British Columbians with a clear display of what the raw pursuit of political power looks like. The recent speech from the throne from the BC Liberals co-opted a host of NDP promises that Premier Christy Clark said would ...

BC gets a new premier. The system worked. - Macleans.ca

After weeks of waiting and wondering, B.C. watches John Horgan lead the NDP to power. And our democracy remains intact. David Moscrop. June 30, 2017. Twitter · Facebook · Google+ Share · LinkedIn · Reddit · Email. British Columbia Premier-designate, ...

British Columbia New Democrats to form minority government - Radio Canada International

British Columbians are waking up to a new premier after a tumultuous Thursday evening that saw the provincial Liberals lose a non-confidence vote in the legislature, sending them to the Opposition benches for the first time in 16 years. New Democratic ...

Daily Poll: What's been the most exciting moment of the 2017 BC election? - The Province

For the past seven weeks, all eyes have been on B.C.'s Legislature to see how the future of the province would unfold. A quick recap of the highlights since the election: May 9: Election night saw the B.C. Liberals fall one seat shy of a majority. The ...

No-confidence vote for British Columbia Liberals delivers blow to pipeline project - The Guardian

British Columbia premier-designate John Horgan prepares to make a statement following a non-confidence vote in Victoria. Photograph: Kevin Light/Reuters. Canada. No-confidence vote for British Columbia Liberals delivers blow to pipeline project.

Justin Trudeau praises John Horgan but avoids disagreement over pipeline - Globalnews.ca

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued a statement this morning on the change in government in B.C., saying he looks forward to to working closely with Premier-designate John Horgan. “By coming together in a spirit of cooperation, I am confident that we ...

5 things to know about BC premier-designate John Horgan - CTV News

VANCOUVER -- Here are five things about British Columbia NDP Leader John Horgan, who became premier-designate on Thursday after the Liberals were defeated in a non-confidence vote in the legislature. -- Born in 1959 and raised in Victoria, the ...

BC Liberals defeated after 16 years, NDP to form government - CanadianManufacturing.com

Long-time Premier Christy Clark is out. The Liberal government fell in a confidence vote Thursday, though questions remain about how the closely-divided legislature will function. June 30, 2017 by Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press. Topics. Environment ...

NDP asked to form next BC government after Liberal defeat - Windsor Star

VICTORIA – B.C.'s New Democrats will return to power at the legislature for the first time in 16 years, after toppling Premier Christy Clark's Liberals Thursday and being asked by the lieutenant-governor to form the next government. NDP Leader John ...

Horgan's Heroes: NDP to form government, what's next for the party - News1130

NDP Leader John Horgan on the steps of Government House in Victoria. (Lasia Kretzel, NEWS 1130 Photo). Summary. Legislature likely will not be recalled until after the Labour Day long weekend. Expert wonders how long the NDP-Green alliance will last, ...

Politics Briefing newsletter: BC NDP take power - The Globe and Mail

Two months after British Columbians voted in an election, the New Democrats are poised to take power after 16 years in Opposition. The province's Lieutenant-Governor invited the NDP to form a government last night, ending a dramatic few weeks that came ...

BC's new NDP premier wasn't always on the path to becoming a political leader - Vancouver Sun

VANCOUVER — John Horgan's fight for society's underdogs started early in life. His father died from a brain aneurysm when he was 18 months old. Money was tight for his mother who struggled to raise four children alone and there were times food hampers ...

NDP will form minority government in BC - iPolitics.ca (subscription)

British Columbia NDP Leader John Horgan walks back to his office after question period at the B.C. Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Thursday June 29, 2017. British Columbia's minority Liberal government is staring at defeat today in the legislature ...

John Horgan set to become BC premier - Revelstoke Review

Lt. Gov. Judith Guichon has asked Horgan to form the province's government, ending 16 years of B.C. Liberal rule. The combined forces of the B.C. NDP and Greens defeated the Liberal government and leader Christy Clark in a vote of non-confidence in the ...