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BC NDP to invest in redevelopment of Jewish Community Centre, new child care spaces
VANCOUVER - A re-elected BC NDP government will partner with the community by committing provincial funding support to the redevelopment of the Jewish Community Centre in the Oakridge neighbourhood, delivering 400 child care spaces as part of a new 220,000 square foot community centre.
Horgan joins over a million British Columbians voting early
After casting ballot, Horgan says people have important choice to make about who leads BC through the pandemic
OAK BAY — Today, John Horgan joined over a million British Columbians who have chosen to vote early—either by requesting a mail-in ballot or by going to the advanced polls. He cast his ballot in...
Fact Check: BC Liberals lying about home equity tax and mobility pricing
VANCOUVER- With no plan to offer people on how they will help them through this pandemic, the BC Liberals have resorted to just making things up.
Premier John Horgan has clearly ruled out both a home equity tax and mobility pricing.
On an equity tax:
Statement from Premier John Horgan on Persons Day
"Today we mark a milestone in Canada's history when women were declared ‘persons’ under the law. This was a turning point in the fight for women's rights and equality and opened the door for women to participate in political life.
On October 18th, 1929, the Supreme Court decision was won thanks to...
Wilkinson’s plan for “reassessment” of minimum wage shows he would cancel next increase, says Bains
BC NDP Candidate Harry Bains has written to Andrew Wilkinson about the BC Liberal Leader’s commitment for a “wholesale reassessment” of scheduled minimum wage...
Horgan to protect and revitalize BC’s wild salmon
Re-elected BC NDP will work to double the Salmon Restoration and Innovation Fund
CAMPBELL RIVER — John Horgan was back on Vancouver Island today, promising that a re-elected BC NDP would continue bringing people, communities, and governments together to protect and revitalize BC’s wild salmon...
Wilkinson reminds people he has no plan to help forestry communities
Andrew Wilkinson was back in Campbell River today to underscore that he still has no plan to help forestry communities.
His record speaks for itself.
The BC Liberals oversaw a 40% decline in the number of coastal forestry jobs, the volume of logs being processed in mills went down 45% and pulp production...
Statement from Premier Horgan on Navratri
The following is a statement from Premier John Horgan on the beginning of Navratri:
"On the first day of Navratri, we come together to celebrate the triumph of good over evil — Hindu communities here in BC and around the world join with family and friends to worship the nine forms of the Goddess Durga. In...
How Andrew Wilkinson helped a campaign donor devastate Prince Rupert’s economy
As a senior civil servant in 2005, Andrew Wilkinson facilitated a deal between the City of Prince Rupert and a China-based company called Sun Wave Forest Products to reopen a shuttered pulp mill.
When Sun Wave reneged on the deal and left Prince Rupert in the lurch years later, Wilkinson represented the...
Horgan’s plan means better health care, closer to home
Re-elected BC NDP will deliver new regional cancer centre in Kamloops
KAMLOOPS — As part of a 10-year cancer plan, John Horgan will deliver a new regional cancer centre in Kamloops—building on the BC NDP’s record of improving health care and seniors care in the region.
“Every family in BC...
Average family to save additional $3,400 a year under Horgan’s plan
Wilkinson would cut taxes for those at the top, make everyone else pay the price.
PITT MEADOWS — After delivering the largest middle-class tax cut in BC history by eliminating MSP bills, John Horgan says his plan to move BC forward will save an average family of four an additional $3,400 a year.
Wilkinson needs to fire Kunst and Brett for anti-LGBTQ beliefs
This past summer, the BC Liberal candidate Lorraine Brett praised the widely-condemned anti-trans blog of J.K. Rowling.
The blog included transphobic messaging...