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BC Liberals sent Throness $18,000 after his resignation
Election finance reports released today show the BC Liberal Party continued to finance Laurie Throness after he resigned over his comments comparing contraception to eugenics.
Following Throness’ resignation on Oct 15, the BC Liberals sent 7 transfers totaling $18,804.20 to Throness' campaign...
BC Liberals should denounce Barry Neufeld, says Paddon
Last night, Barry Neufeld attacked journalists at the Chilliwack Progress using a slur that is harmful to people with disabilities.
It’s the latest offensive remark by Neufeld, who has also made numerous transphobic...
Vote for a BC NDP candidate to keep us moving forward, Horgan urges
Horgan joins candidates in Lower Mainland battlegrounds on the eve of election day
NEW WESTMINSTER — On the eve of election day, John Horgan joined BC NDP candidates in Lower Mainland battleground ridings—outlining his plan to get people through the pandemic and beyond with better health care, help for...
Andrew Wilkinson’s disagreement with Dr. Henry
With the BC Liberals running misleading attack ads that politicize the public health response to COVID-19, let’s look at Andrew Wilkinson’s record.
In June and July, Wilkinson repeatedly pushed to lift COVID-19 restrictions in specific regions, even after Dr. Bonnie Henry directly rejected the idea.
John Rustad’s history of boosting dangerous COVID-19 conspiracies
Yesterday, Press Progress reported that BC Liberal candidate John Rustad advocated for the removal of COVID-19 restrictions in response to a letter from conspiracy theorist Tony Mitra.
Mitra’s letter to Rustad was full of conspiracy theories, including:
Fact Check: Green Party candidate wrong about BC NDP healthcare plan
John Horgan’s platform includes $2.3 billion in new healthcare investments over three years. This is more than twice as much as either the BC Liberals or Green Party.
This afternoon, Green Party Candidate Jenn Neilson claimed: “we couldn’t find the $2.3 billion promised by the NDP anywhere in their...
Re-elected BC NDP government will introduce accessibility legislation
A re-elected John Horgan government would introduce and pass accessibility legislation in the first legislative session, say the BC NDP.
“Accessibility legislation is a matter of human rights, empowering people who live with a disability to be fully included in society,” said Spring Hawes, the BC NDP...
British Columbians have an important choice to make: Horgan
Horgan says voters have clear choice between helping the rich get richer or helping people get through the pandemic
LANGLEY — A day after it was revealed that Andrew Wilkinson wants to give a tax break to the top one percent of British Columbians, John Horgan was in Langley to talk with people about the BC...
Wilkinson says people who work for tips should “make their own living and prove to be successful in their own right”
BC NDP Candidate Niki Sharma is calling out comments that Andrew Wilkinson has made about service industry workers. Wilkinson said:
“We can’t all serve coffee to people in Kitsilano. Let’s underline that. We are not going to be a barista society and hope for the best. And somebody will come along and give...
BC College of Family Physicians rates BC NDP best on pandemic response
The BC College of Family Physicians has assessed the BC NDP platform as the best of the three major parties on pandemic response and healthcare overall.
On pandemic response, the doctors rate the BC NDP highest at 7/10, highlighting John Horgan’s $1.6 billion pandemic preparedness plan, including a...
John Horgan plans record investment in health and seniors care
BC NDP commits $2.3 billion to fix long-term care and build hospitals, BC Liberal and Green platforms invest less than half
COQUITLAM — John Horgan was back in the Tri-Cities today to underscore the clear difference between his plan to improve health and seniors care through the pandemic and those of both...
Wilkinson says he wants to give a tax break to the richest 1%
Andrew Wilkinson is planning a “tax review” - but won’t tell people which taxes he’ll raise or cut until after the election.
But just a few weeks ago, Andrew Wilkinson said he wanted to cut taxes for the top income tax bracket.
“The chronic question is, what’s the right top marginal tax...