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Allegations of voter fraud in BC Liberal leadership should be independently investigated
Serious allegations of voter fraud involving the BC Liberal leadership campaign should be investigated independently, Vancouver-Hastings MLA Niki Sharma said today.
According to multiple media reports, five of seven leaderships campaigns have sent a joint letter to the BC Liberals’ Leadership Organizing...
BC NDP wraps Convention with renewed commitment to building a future worth fighting for
Gathering virtually for the first time, the BC NDP concluded its 47th Convention this weekend with a renewed commitment to building a future worth fighting for.
“Thanks to all the New Democrats from around the province for taking part in our convention,” said BC NDP Leader John Horgan. “We’ve...
BC NDP elects first-ever Indigenous President, Aaron Sumexheltza
Voting virtually at the BC NDP’s biennial convention, delegates from across the province have overwhelmingly selected Aaron Sumexheltza to serve as the party’s next President.
Aaron is the first-ever Indigenous person to hold the role, and is, to our knowledge, the first Indigenous person to ever serve as...
Kevin Falcon opposes five permanent sick days during a pandemic
BC Liberal Leadership candidate Kevin Falcon says the BC NDP government was wrong to introduce five permanent sick days during the COVID-19 pandemic to keep workers healthy and safe.
"They make a lot of really bad decisions," said Falcon at a leadership candidate debate yesterday. "Whether it’s raising...
BC NDP postpones elements of virtual convention
In light of the ongoing emergencies in communities across the province, particularly in the Fraser Valley, the BC NDP has made the difficult decision to postpone elements of Convention 2021, previously scheduled to begin this Friday, November 19.
Business that is not required by our constitution to happen...
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...