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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...
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...