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Bob Simpson: Electoral Reform: An Unfinished Conversation

The recent federal election has once again reignited debate about the need to reform our voting system and a “National Day of Action for Electoral Reform” has been called for May 14.
The current first past the post (FPTP) system creates [...]

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Bob Simpson MLA: Where’s Our Money?

I attended the town hall on the status of Quesnel’s multi-centre project this week and listened to MP Dick Harris make a comment that got my Scottish dander


Bob Simpson MLA: Does BC Still Have a Climate Change Agenda?

There’s a certain irony that the NDP leadership candidates have committed to continue with BC’s carbon tax, while it’s uncertain what the new Premier is going to do


Bob Simpson MLA: Is a Personal Attack Okay if it’s Funny?

The BC NDP hit a home run with its Christy Crunch political attack ad. The ad went viral on the internet, got tons of media attention, and


Bob Simpson: Politicizing the Budgeting Process

If a federal election is called this week, British Columbians will be in the untenable position of having both a provincial and federal budget that have neither been


Bob Simpson: How Did We End Up With an Unelected Premier?

This week Christy Clark was sworn in as BC's 35th Premier along with seventeen Liberal MLAs who will serve in her Cabinet. These 18 people make up

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Bob Simpson: Are We Serving Our Seniors Well?

One of the saddest aspects of my job involves the issue of seniors’ care and hearing the heart wrenching stories families bring to my office that highlight the

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