July 8, 2017
Statement from Premier-designate John Horgan on Interior wildfires
Premier-designate John Horgan issued the following statement about the wildfire situation in the B.C. Interior:
"With serious wildfires threatening several important communities in the B.C. Interior, my thoughts are with those in the...
July 4, 2017
Premier-designate John Horgan gets to work by appointing leadership team
Premier-designate John Horgan has announced key members of his staff team. Former BCIT President and Central 1 Credit Union CEO Don Wright will serve as Deputy Minister of Executive Council, Cabinet Secretary, and Head of the Public...
June 27, 2017
Quit the delay and distraction – call a confidence vote says Horgan
VICTORIA—B.C. New Democrat Leader John Horgan continues to call for Christy Clark and the B.C. Liberals to stop the delay and distraction, and allow a confidence vote so a new government can get to work for people.
June 19, 2017
John Horgan will fight for a fair softwood lumber agreement, invest in forestry for the future
CRANBROOK – Local workers need a premier who will fight for a fair softwood lumber agreement after years of neglect from Christy Clark and the B.C. Liberals, said B.C. New Democrat Leader John...
June 19, 2017
BC Liberals stop disclosing donations as they cash in on big money
With a BC NDP ban on corporate and union donations on the horizon, the BC Liberals have been cashing in on as much corporate money as they can get their hands on.
Between May 10 and June 2, the BC Liberals raked in $2.5 million, with...
May 30, 2017
B.C. New Democrat and B.C. Green caucuses ratify historic agreement
VICTORIA - All 44 elected MLAs from the B.C. New Democrat and B.C. Green caucuses have ratified an agreement pledging to work together to support a stable New Democrat government that works for people.
"The people of...
May 29, 2017
B.C. Greens will support a new BC New Democrat government that works for people
VICTORIA –B.C. Green leader Andrew Weaver and B.C. New Democrat leader John Horgan announced they have reached an historic agreement making a New Democrat government one step closer, with the support of the three B.C. Green...
May 24, 2017
Statement from BC NDP Leader John Horgan on election results
BC NDP Leader John Horgan has issued the following statement on the election results:
"British Columbians have voted overwhelmingly to replace Christy Clark's Liberals with a new government that works better for families. They voted for...
May 17, 2017
BC NDP launches campaign to reform BC’s broken political system
VANCOUVER— The BC NDP launched a petition campaign Wednesday asking British Columbians to show their support for a proportional voting system and getting big money out of politics.
“On May 9, 60 per cent of British...
May 12, 2017
BC NDP files for recounts in three closely contested constituencies
The BC NDP is submitting formal requests to Elections BC today for recounts in Coquitlam-Burke Mountain, Vancouver-False Creek, and Richmond-Queensborough.
“With the election still undecided, we’re working hard to ensure every last...
May 7, 2017
Weaver: Most of BC Green team convinced “they will never ever work with” NDP in minority government
In a speech to the Powell River Chamber of Commerce this week, Andrew Weaver indicated that most of his team would refuse to work with an NDP minority government.
While discussing his view of the...
May 7, 2017
Will Weaver and Clark team up to bring back the HST?
For much of the campaign, Christy Clark has been dogged with questions about her shifting answers on plans to bring back a value added tax like the HST.
And now it seems she could find support from Andrew Weaver and the BC Green Party.