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BC NDP’s Pauline Greaves will keep new hospital and tunnel replacement moving forward
SURREY, B.C. - Community leader and educator Pauline Greaves is running to be the next MLA for Surrey South to ensure that the progress made under BC NDP Premier John Horgan is not derailed by Kevin Falcon and the BC Liberals.
BC Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon opposes the new hospital and the Massey Tunnel...
BC NDP nominates community leader and educator Pauline Greaves to fight for people in Surrey South by-election
Surrey, BC — Pauline Greaves has seen first-hand the huge difference John Horgan’s government has made in Surrey — and how important it is to keep moving forward on projects that help people.
A resident of south Surrey for almost 30 years, Dr. Pauline Greaves teaches business at the Langara...
BC NDP launches leadership contest to elect successor to Premier John Horgan
Members of BC’s New Democratic Party will elect a new leader on Saturday, December 3, 2022. This follows Premier John Horgan’s announcement late last month that he will not be seeking another term in the next provincial election in 2024.
“For his last seventeen years as an MLA and five as Premier, John...
Statement from BC NDP President Aaron Sumexheltza on Premier John Horgan's plan to step down before next election
Today Premier Horgan informed British Columbians that he will not be leading the BC NDP into the next election in 2024.
He has asked the Party to initiate a leadership race, but until a new leader is chosen, John will stay on and continue his work making life better for people.
Since he was first...
BC NDP launches new ad about Falcon’s defence of housing speculators
The BC NDP has launched a new ad highlighting BC Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon’s defence of housing speculators and his opposition to the Speculation and Vacancy Tax.
“Kevin Falcon’s record shows he will work for the richest 1% while making life more expensive for everyone else,” said BC NDP MLA Niki...
Falcon refuses to condemn anti-science views of his MLAs
Kevin Falcon’s refusal to condemn climate-denying views expressed by his MLAs shows he’s out of step with British Columbians, says BC NDP MLA George Heyman.
Over the last three years, BC Liberal MLAs Ellis Ross and John Rustad have consistently questioned the science of climate change and criticized the...
Falcon hiding from debate shows he’s scared to defend his record, says Ashe
BC Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon’s refusal to appear on Spice Radio (AM 1200) to debate shows he’s hiding from his record of making life harder for people, says Vancouver-Quilchena BC NDP candidate Jeanette Ashe.
“I was disappointed that Mr. Falcon refused to participate in the radio debate yesterday,”...
Kevin Falcon lies about giving tax cuts to the top one percent
In today’s Vancouver-Quilchena debate on CKNW, BC Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon lied about his record of giving tax breaks to the top income bracket.
He said: “I think accurate facts are important when we have a discussion like this. The fact is, we did not give tax breaks to the top 1%.”
In fact, his...
Falcon says Speculation and Vacancy Tax unfair to 1% with empty second homes
Kevin Falcon is defending the fewer than 1% of British Columbians who pay the Speculation and Vacancy Tax on second properties left empty in cities hard hit by the housing crisis.
Recently, Falcon said the tax was unfair to those with multiple vacant properties:
"Two thirds of the speculation tax is...
Falcon’s record of mental health service cuts shows he’s not working for people
Kevin Falcon’s record of service cuts and harmful comments regarding mental health show he’s not working for people, say Vancouver-Quilchena BC NDP candidate Jeanette Ashe and MLA Sheila Malcolmson.
“Our province is facing significant challenges with mental health and addictions, and Kevin Falcon’s...
Ashe and Robinson call on Falcon to apologize for cuts to sexual assault centre funding
BC NDP Vancouver-Quilchena candidate Jeanette Ashe and Selina Robinson are calling on BC Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon to apologize for his role in funding cuts that closed 37 women’s centres in 2002.
When Falcon was at the cabinet table, the BC Liberals cut $2 million in funding for centres offering sexual...
BC NDP nominates accomplished advocate Jeanette Ashe to challenge Kevin Falcon in Vancouver-Quilchena
Vancouver, BC - Jeanette Ashe points to Kevin Falcon’s record of making life harder for people as a key factor in her decision to run.
Chair of the Political Science department at Douglas College, PhD, and an advocate for increasing diversity in government by helping women get elected, Ashe says she’s...