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...
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 affected communities, and the brave firefighters and emergency responders who...
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 Service. Three-term Vancouver City Councillor Geoff Meggs will serve as Chief of...
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.
“While Christy Clark clings to power, people across the province are...
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 Horgan.
“Christy Clark knew the softwood lumber agreement was going to expire, and she chose to...
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 half of that coming from just 50 donors – nearly all from real estate,...
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 B.C. spoke loud and clear on election day - they want a government that works...
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 MLAs.
“We can have a stable minority government for four years with...
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 better schools, shorter wait times for health services, to defend our...
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