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BC NDP’s Ronna-Rae Leonard seeks re-election in Courtenay-Comox
Joined remotely by Premier John Horgan and a group of energized supporters, Ronna-Rae Leonard was nominated as the BC NDP candidate in Courtenay-Comox today.
A lifelong public servant and a former three-term Courtenay city councillor, Leonard is the current MLA for Courtenay-Comox and the Parliamentary...
BC NDP’s Garry Begg seeks re-election in Surrey-Guildford
Joined by a room of raucous and energized supporters, Garry Begg was nominated as the BC NDP candidate in Surrey-Guildford today.
A progressive law enforcement leader for 40 years, Begg is the current MLA for Surrey-Guildford and the BC NDP’s legislative whip. He is also the first BC NDP candidate to be...
2019 fundraising reports show people back John Horgan’s NDP
Newly released financial reports from Elections BC show British Columbians donated $3.7 million to John Horgan and the BC NDP in 2019, while they gave just $2.9 million to Andrew Wilkinson’s BC Liberals and $650,000 to the Green Party.
“These numbers make it clear that people think John Horgan is on the...
BC NDP wraps Convention with renewed commitment to putting people first
After three days of celebration, policy discussion, trainings and speeches, the BC NDP concluded its 46th Convention this afternoon with a renewed commitment to policies that put people first.
“It was an inspiring weekend and a great opportunity to connect with so many New Democrats from around the...
Premier John Horgan celebrates putting people first in BC NDP convention speech
“People are our superpower and together, we can get it done.”
This morning Premier John Horgan addressed more than 800 of his fellow New Democrats at their biennial Convention, encouraging them to keep fighting for progress, and highlighting his government’s many achievements over the last two...
New Nanaimo ICU is welcome news after years of Liberal neglect, says Malcolmson
Sheila Malcolmson says today’s announcement of a new Intensive Care Unit for Nanaimo Hospital is great news for the people of Nanaimo.
“This is wonderful news after 16 years of BC Liberal decisions that harmed health care for the people of Nanaimo,” she said. “Finally we are seeing action on the care...
BC Liberal record will be hard to defend in Nanaimo, says Malcolmson
Newly-appointed BC Liberal candidate Tony Harris will have a tough time defending the BC Liberal record when he runs in the upcoming Nanaimo by-election, says Sheila Malcolmson.
“Sixteen years of harmful actions by the BC Liberals have had a serious impact on the people of Nanaimo,” says Malcolmson...
Sheila Malcolmson to seek BC NDP nomination in Nanaimo
Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson announced today she will seek the BC NDP nomination for the upcoming by-election in Nanaimo.
Standing with Premier John Horgan as well as current MLA and Mayor-elect Leonard Krog, Malcolmson said she is committed to continuing Krog’s record of service to the...
What the BC Liberals have already said about today’s NDP Throne Speech commitments
Today’s Speech from the Throne outlines the immediate actions Premier John Horgan and the New Democrat government are taking to make life better for British Columbians.
Just two months ago, B.C. Liberal MLAs threw their support behind these New Democrat commitments in their own throne speech – the...
Human rights activist and lawyer Adrienne Smith to join BC NDP as Pride Ambassador at the Vancouver Pride Parade
Premier John Horgan, MLA Spencer Chandra-Herbert and BC NDP Pride Chair Morgane Oger also leading delegation.
The BC NDP is proud to welcome human rights activist and lawyer Adrienne Smith as its official Pride Ambassador in the Vancouver Pride Parade.
New this year, the role of Pride Ambassador is a...
BC NDP government keeps promise to send Site C project for review
The provincial government has asked the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) to begin reviewing the Site C project.
“Our government is delivering on our commitment to British Columbians by ordering an independent review of Site C to ensure we can keep hydro rates affordable,” said Energy, Mines and...
Statement from Premier John Horgan on the resignation of Christy Clark
Premier John Horgan released the following statement about the resignation of Christy Clark as Leader of the Official Opposition and MLA for Kelowna West, effective Aug. 4, 2017:
“Today we thank Christy Clark for her service to British Columbia.
“We take up the call of public service because we want...