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BC Liberal leadership candidates still haven’t condemned Gunn’s intolerance
The BC Liberal Leadership Committee has rejected Aaron Gunn’s application to join the party’s leadership race, but BC Liberal leadership candidates have refused to do the same.
Gunn holds anti-2SLGBTQ+...
Gunn would welcome back homophobic candidates, other leadership contestants won’t say
BC Liberal Leadership candidate Aaron Gunn says he would welcome anti-2SLGBTQ+ candidate Laurie Throness back into the party.
“Yes. I believe in being tolerant and accepting of those with socially conservative views,” Gunn said on...
Aaron Gunn says he would make space for discrimination
New BC Liberal leadership contestant Aaron Gunn says he would make space for anti-2SLGBTQ+ views in the party if elected leader.
On a recent podcast, Gunn was asked about the BC Liberals being “mired with this image that it’s homophobic and sexist.”
Gunn blamed the media and promised to defend...
Kevin Falcon says removing Port Mann bridge tolls was “short-sighted”
In 2017, John Horgan and the BC NDP eliminated tolls on the Port Mann and Golden Ears bridges, saving families up to $1,500 a year.
This morning on Red FM, BC Liberal leadership candidate Kevin Falcon called that decision “a short-sighted move.”
It’s the latest in Falcon’s...
Kevin Falcon's legacy took a toll on the Lower Mainland: Aman Singh
The BC NDP government said today it is moving forward with a toll-free replacement for the Massey Tunnel, putting to bed the rejected former BC Liberal government plan to make people pay tolls to cross between Richmond and...
Renee Merrifield repeatedly undermined public health experts
BC Liberal Leadership candidate Renee Merrifield repeatedly undermined public health experts at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Dec. 18, Merrifield apologized for amplifying personal attacks on Dr. Bonnie Henry. Merrifield liked tweets that...
BC NDP launches new webpage to mark party’s 60th anniversary
In celebration of its 60th anniversary this year — and the 47th annual BC Day — the BC NDP has launched a webpage chronicling its six decades of fighting for people.
“BC’s New Democratic Party was founded on the idea that the people of British Columbia deserved a government who made their lives...
BC Liberal hopefuls must show there’s no room for discriminatory views, says D’Eith
This week, former two-term BC Liberal MLA Marc Dalton voted against a federal bill restricting conversion therapy.
It’s the latest reminder of the BC Liberal Party’s longstanding support for candidates with...
Val Litwin jumps into the BC Liberal race with ideas from 2009
Val Litwin is pitching himself as a candidate for the future while pushing failed BC Liberal ideas from the past.
As Chamber of Commerce president, Litwin has consistently pushed for tax breaks for big businesses and the wealthiest British Columbians.
Litwin is BC’s most persistent advocate for the...
Michael Lee would put abortion and 2SLGBTQ+ rights at risk
BC Liberal leadership candidate Michael Lee’s views on reproductive choice and SOGI are out of step with most British Columbians.
During the 2017 BC Liberal Leadership race and throughout his career, Lee has taken positions that threaten people’s rights.
When he last ran for BC Liberal leader in...
It only took 14 hours for Kevin Falcon to double down on six BC Liberal policies that hurt people
Kevin Falcon’s attempt to distance himself from BC Liberal mistakes isn’t going well.
He kicked off his campaign by suggesting the BC Liberals made mistakes: “I think what’s important is you have the humility of acknowledging when you don't do things well, and you try and do...
Kevin Falcon will bring back breaks for the top 1 per cent and hard times for everyone else
For 12 years, Kevin Falcon helped the BC Liberals give huge tax breaks to the richest British Columbians while cutting services and raising costs on everyone else.
Falcon himself took dozens of actions to make life harder for people, including:
Increased MSP premiums (as both Finance and Health...