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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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Poll finds Clark popular Liberal leader choice (in Election Central)

Former cabinet minister and on-leave radio talk show host Christy Clark remains the candidate for the B.C. Liberal leadership most popular with the public, according to an Ipsos

Spend more on sickest, discuss private health care: Stilwell (in Election Central)

Spending more on the sickest patients would save British Columbia's health care system money overall, Liberal leadership candidate Moira Stilwell said today.

She also called for better integrating private

Abbott ‘honoured’ to have Heed’s support (in Election Central)

British Columbia Liberal leadership candidate George Abbott says he's happy to have former Solicitor General Kash Heed's endorsement, despite the reported new findings of a police investigation into

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

Leadership BC: Where’s the vision for our cities?


Illustration of the Spain pavilion at the Shanghai Expo – high marks for imagination

The following column ran in 24 Hours newspaper last Thursday...

Our cities are the

The deep democracy of a Canadian Town Meeting with Michael Ignatieff

Nothing in me is smug about the safety of Canada. I'm an American on the brink of becoming a Canadian citizen and I’m here tonight to see how

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

Where’s the Mayor in the Pandora flophouse fire deaths matter?


Leadership means being there in the hard times too – click for larger

On February 24, 2008, standing before a crowd

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.

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 citizens should vote on carbon tax’s future: Abbott (in BC Politics)

Liberal leadership candidate George Abbott would put the carbon tax to a province wide vote.

Abbott made the announcement this morning during a Vancouver press conference where he outlined

BC citizens should vote on carbon tax’s future: Abbott (in BC Politics)

Liberal leadership candidate George Abbott would put the carbon tax to a province wide vote.

Abbott made the announcement this morning during a Vancouver press conference where he outlined

Clark campaign skipped scheduled media availability (in Election Central)

Liberal leadership candidate and broadcaster Christy Clark failed to follow through on a media availability her campaign team scheduled today.

BC population grew in 1990s despite Clark’s claim (in BC Politics)

To hear Liberal leadership candidate Christy Clark tell it, British Columbia depopulated the last time the New Democratic Party formed a government.

That assertion appears to be true

BC population grew in 1990s despite Clark’s claim (in BC Politics)

To hear Liberal leadership candidate Christy Clark tell it, British Columbia depopulated the last time the New Democratic Party formed a government.

That assertion appears to be true

Christy Clark is in the race, and proves to be formidable immediately

Christy Clark had a very powerful and impressive performance this morning.

A few thoughts from Christy Clark’s announcement from this morning:

  • Her campaigns theme as someone who has escaped

Clark launches Lib leadership campaign (in Election Central)

Talk radio host and former MLA Christy Clark this morning officially entered the race to lead the British Columbia Liberal Party.

Christy Clark set to enter Lib race, but may be in already (in BC Politics)

Christy Clark has two announcements planned tomorrow morning, but the Liberal Party website already has her in the race to replace exiting Premier Gordon Campbell.

BC’s NDP after Carole James – what’s next?

Carole James's toughness wasn't enough to hang on

By now you've probably been singed by the blast radius of the latest in a series of

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.

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