All posts tagged BC NDP

NDP MLA seeks leader who will fight social inequity (in Election Central)

North Island MLA Claire Trevena says she is looking for an NDP leadership candidate to take the party in a much more progressive direction. Read more …

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Agriculture council wants food, farming on the leadership agenda (in BC Politics)

Encouraged by the release of Liberal leadership contender George Abbott's recent position statement on agriculture in the province, the B.C. Agriculture Council (BCAC) is encouraging the other NDP

Lali threatened to sue if Dix memberships aren’t rejected (in Election Central)

British Columbia NDP leadership candidate Harry Lali says he'll take his own party to court over memberships if it fails to apply its own rules.

"As far as I

BC needs stronger economy, better shared: Dix (in Election Central)

Vancouver-Kingsway MLA Adrian Dix said if he succeeds at winning the leadership of the British Columbia NDP he will work to build a strong, more equitable economy.

“We need

MP Cullen declines to enter race to lead BC NDP (in Election Central)

Member of Parliament Nathan Cullen said this morning that he will not enter the race to lead the British Columbia NDP.

“For a bunch of different reasons, I can't

Farnworth says he’ll unite NDP, defeat Libs (in Election Central)

Port Coquitlam MLA Mike Farnworth entered the race to lead the British Columbia NDP saying he's the right person to heal divisions in his party and defeat the

More than one gay man to seek NDP leadership (in Election Central)

If he wins the British Columbia NDP leadership contest, Nicholas Simons will be “the first openly gay man to lead a major political party” in the province, according

NDP hopeful pitches $12 an hour minimum wage (in Election Central)

The minimum wage should be raised to $12 an hour by the end of 2012, said British Columbia New Democratic Party leadership candidate Nicholas Simons.

“It's based on the

Farnworth set to announce NDP leadership intentions (in Election Central)

Port Coquitlam MLA Mike Farnworth appears set to enter the NDP leadership campaign. Read more

Horgan enters NDP leadership race (in Election Central)

Juan de Fuca MLA John Horgan has confirmed he's entering the race to replace British Columbia NDP leader Carole James.

Arts advocates seeking commitments from leadership candidates (in Election Central)

An arts advocacy group is planning to seek support from the candidates in the campaigns to lead British Columbia's main political parties.

“As you probably know, B.C. stands

Cullen considering top BC NDP job, but calls timing bad (in Election Central)

Federal New Democratic Party Member of Parliament Nathan Cullen says despite pressure to join the race to lead the British Columbia NDP he's pretty sure he doesn't want

Grassroots should have more sway than pollsters and pundits: Lali (in Election Central)

Fraser-Nicola MLA Harry Lali said the British Columbia New Democratic Party needs to listen less to pollsters and pundits, and more to the province's grassroots.

He made the observation

Candidates joining NDP leadership race (in Election Central)

The contest to replace Carole James as leader of the British Columbia New Democratic Party is beginning to gain candidates.

Pro-pot icon Chong encourages BC NDP membership drive (in BC Politics)

Tommy Chong, an actor who starred in several cannabis-centred comedy movies, is encouraging people to join the British Columbia New Democratic Party and support Dana Larsen for leader.

BC NDP ‘still on track for a majority’: Prof (in BC Politics)

Political scientist Kennedy Stewart says the B.C. Liberals' recent rise in the polls isn't enough to ensure a fourth majority Liberal government. But if they rise a little

BC NDP sets April 17, 2011 for leadership election (in BC Politics)

B.C. New Democrats will vote for a new leader on Sunday, April 17, 2011, according to a December 18 news release from the party. The venue will be

Poll puts Liberals and NDP even in BC (in BC Politics)

A political poll released today has the New Democratic Party and the British Columbia Liberal Party, each in the midst of a leadership change, in a dead heat.


A quick statement of advice for the NDP

Everyone within the party needs to give up their bitterness and get on with the task at hand.

Over the past few days, I have seen a real outpouring

Carole James quitting NDP leadership (in BC Politics)

Carole James has quit as leader of the New Democratic Party of British Columbia blaming her departure on 13 MLAs who are opposed to her leadership.

BC NDP postpone emergency caucus meeting (in BC Politics)

The British Columbia New Democratic Party has postponed an emergency caucus meeting scheduled for Vancouver this afternoon.

Absent NDP MLAs otherwise occupied, sent regrets (in Election Central)

The Tyee reported yesterday that when New Democratic party leader Carole James gave a press conference to announce an emergency caucus meeting it was with 13 of 34

The faces standing behind James when she took her stand (in Election Central)

New Democratic Party leader Carole James has said she has the support of the majority of her caucus. At her Dec. 2 press conference 13 of those supporters

NDP MLAs presented James with concerns ahead of meeting (in Election Central)

New Democratic Party MLAs who want a leadership convention approached leader Carole James with a letter two weeks ago.

“Both the letter and the meeting were private,” wrote former

NDP MLAs to be held accountable at emergency meeting: James (in Election Central)

The New Democratic Party will hold an emergency caucus meeting to talk about the behaviour of NDP MLAs, leader Carole James said today.

“Every MLA will be held accountable

‘Carole James is dividing the party’: NDP MLA Kwan (in Election Central)

Vancouver-Mount Pleasant MLA Jenny Kwan released a statement this afternoon criticizing Carole James' leadership of the British Columbia New Democratic Party and calling for a leadership convention.

BC NDP dissidents to make major announcement in the next hour?

UPDATE: Not who I expected to open up the floodgates – because the ones that were gleeful are still itching for their spotlight – but this is

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