BC Election 2017

ELECTION 2017: Oil pipeline politics

ELECTION 2017: Oil pipeline politics

Former NDP leader Adrian Dix’s opposition to the project was a turning point in the 2013 election

ELECTION 2017: Oil pipeline politics
Kyle McCormack, Libertarian Party candidate

BC ELECTION 2017: The BC Libertarian candidate responds

What would you do to immediately improve the situation of affordable housing in our region?

  • May 3, 2017
Kyle McCormack, Libertarian Party candidate
NDP leader John Horgan joins Fraser-Nicola candidate Harry Lali (left) at the site of the shut-down Tolko sawmill in Merritt. (B.C. NDP)

U.S. lumber retaliation ‘irresponsible,’ NDP leader John Horgan says

Christy Clark threatens carbon levy on U.S. thermal coal exports

NDP leader John Horgan joins Fraser-Nicola candidate Harry Lali (left) at the site of the shut-down Tolko sawmill in Merritt. (B.C. NDP)
Advanced polling underway Wednesday to Saturday

Advanced polling underway Wednesday to Saturday

More than 230,000 British Columbians have already voted

Advanced polling underway Wednesday to Saturday
Photo Submitted Kevin Babcock will represent the Greens in Shuswap during May’s provincial election.

BC ELECTION 2017: BC Green candidate responds

What would you do to immediately improve the situation of affordable housing in our region?

  • May 3, 2017
Photo Submitted Kevin Babcock will represent the Greens in Shuswap during May’s provincial election.
ELECTION 2017: Who wants to raise your taxes?

ELECTION 2017: Who wants to raise your taxes?

Parties make pledges on carbon tax, personal income tax and more.

ELECTION 2017: Who wants to raise your taxes?
Deltaport coal shipping facilities at Tsawwassen, where U.S. thermal coal is shipped to Asia as well as metallurgical coal from B.C. mines. (Port Metro Vancouver)

Christy Clark vows heavy levy on U.S., Alberta, Saskatchewan coal

$70 carbon levy would make thermal coal exports non-viable

Deltaport coal shipping facilities at Tsawwassen, where U.S. thermal coal is shipped to Asia as well as metallurgical coal from B.C. mines. (Port Metro Vancouver)
NDP leader John Horgan operates a lift at an announcement in Maple Ridge to promote trades training. (B.C. NDP)

ELECTION 2017: Trash talk doesn’t help lumber trade

Christy Clark, John Horgan trade nonsense allegations on softwood battle

NDP leader John Horgan operates a lift at an announcement in Maple Ridge to promote trades training. (B.C. NDP)
ELECTION 2017: Medical premiums and promises

ELECTION 2017: Medical premiums and promises

MSP is not only a tax, it’s a payroll tax for nearly half of those subject to it

ELECTION 2017: Medical premiums and promises
Advance voting starts Saturday

Advance voting starts Saturday

There will be six days of advance voting prior to B.C.’s general election day on May 9

Advance voting starts Saturday
Advance polls are open this weekend in Salmon Arm, Armstrong, Scotch Creek and Vernon. -Image credit: File photo

Advance voting opens in the Shuswap

Some voting places open this weekend in Salmon Arm, Armstrong, Scotch Creek and Vernon

Advance polls are open this weekend in Salmon Arm, Armstrong, Scotch Creek and Vernon. -Image credit: File photo
Kevin Babcock, BC Green Party candidate

BC ELECTION 2017: BC Green candidate responds

Question: What plans do you have to improve the economy while protecting the environment?

  • Apr 27, 2017
Kevin Babcock, BC Green Party candidate
ELECTION 2017: Parties try to get a grip on B.C.’s overdose deaths

ELECTION 2017: Parties try to get a grip on B.C.’s overdose deaths

The Greens pledge big funding, B.C. NDP wants a new ministry and B.C. Liberals commit to more beds

ELECTION 2017: Parties try to get a grip on B.C.’s overdose deaths
BC Liberal Leader Christy Clark, BC NDP Leader John Horgan, and BC Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver debated each other on TV Wednesday night in Vancouver. Image credit: CBC Broadcast Consortium

B.C. leaders square off in TV debate

Christy Clark, John Horgan and Andrew Weaver battle it out ahead of May 9 election

BC Liberal Leader Christy Clark, BC NDP Leader John Horgan, and BC Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver debated each other on TV Wednesday night in Vancouver. Image credit: CBC Broadcast Consortium
ELECTION 2017: Parties debate child care

ELECTION 2017: Parties debate child care

B.C. NDP and Green Party look to subsidize daycare costs while the B.C. Liberals aim to add spaces

ELECTION 2017: Parties debate child care
Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer                                BC Green Party candidate Kevin Babcock listens as Libertarian Party of Canada candidate Kyle McCormack attacks BC NDP candidate Sylvia Lindgren and BC Liberal candidate Greg Kyllo.

Candidates’ debate hits hot-button issues

Questions ranged from how candidates would support small business to health-care facilities.

Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer                                BC Green Party candidate Kevin Babcock listens as Libertarian Party of Canada candidate Kyle McCormack attacks BC NDP candidate Sylvia Lindgren and BC Liberal candidate Greg Kyllo.
Greg Kyllo, BC Liberal candidate

BC Election 2017: Meet the Liberal candidate for the Shuswap

Greg Kyllo - BC Liberal Party I’ve been asked why I have…

  • Apr 21, 2017
Greg Kyllo, BC Liberal candidate
Sylvia Lindgren, NDP candidate

BC Election 2017: Meet the NDP candidate for the Shuswap

Sylvia Lindgren - BC NDP party I am a wife and mother…

  • Apr 21, 2017
Sylvia Lindgren, NDP candidate
The Ruskin Dam. (File photo)

ELECTION 2017: What’s up with BC Hydro rates?

B.C. party leaders are making conflicting promises on utility rates

The Ruskin Dam. (File photo)
NDP leader John Horgan speaks to supporters in Vancouver, promising a $400 tax credit for renters. (B.C. NDP)

NDP vows big spending, balanced budget

Horgan would begin raising carbon tax sooner

NDP leader John Horgan speaks to supporters in Vancouver, promising a $400 tax credit for renters. (B.C. NDP)