BC Votes 2017

EDITORIAL: MLA-elect Scott Fraser inches closer to a position of power

EDITORIAL: MLA-elect Scott Fraser inches closer to a position of power

Incumbent MLA Scott Fraser’s reign of the Mid-Island continues as the BC…

  • May 11, 2017
EDITORIAL: MLA-elect Scott Fraser inches closer to a position of power
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver is flanked by new MLAs Adam Olsen and Sonia Furstenau, whom he introduced as “the first Green caucus in North America.”

B.C. Green leader begins talks with other parties

Potential minority government gives Weaver bargaining power

B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver is flanked by new MLAs Adam Olsen and Sonia Furstenau, whom he introduced as “the first Green caucus in North America.”
Green Party leader Andrew Weaver got his breakthrough, with MLAs joining him from Cowichan Valley and Saanich North and the Islands. (B.C. Broadcast Consortium)

ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

Greens’ Andrew Weaver will want to see carbon tax increased

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver got his breakthrough, with MLAs joining him from Cowichan Valley and Saanich North and the Islands. (B.C. Broadcast Consortium)
BC VOTES 2017: Scott Fraser wins Mid Island-Pacific Rim

BC VOTES 2017: Scott Fraser wins Mid Island-Pacific Rim

UPDATE: West coasters hope for more focus on their issues as Fraser takes back his seat

BC VOTES 2017: Scott Fraser wins Mid Island-Pacific Rim
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver celebrates his party breakthrough with new Green MLA Adam Olsen. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

ELECTION: 43 Liberals to rule as minority vs NDP’s 41, three Greens

Christy Clark aims to continue to govern as premier without a majority

B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver celebrates his party breakthrough with new Green MLA Adam Olsen. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
BC Greens gain two more seats in 2017 provincial election

BC Greens gain two more seats in 2017 provincial election

Andrew Weaver, leader of the BC Green Party, will be joined by Adam Olsen and Sonia Furstenau

BC Greens gain two more seats in 2017 provincial election
Green Party leader Andrew Weaver walks to Gordon Head Middle School to vote. (Arnold Lim/Black Press) VICTORIA, B.C. May 8, 2017.

ELECTION 2017: Could B.C. get a third official party?

B.C. Greens could see benefits by reaching four elected MLA’s in the Legislative Assembly.

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver walks to Gordon Head Middle School to vote. (Arnold Lim/Black Press) VICTORIA, B.C. May 8, 2017.
Christy Clark campaigns in Vancouver: the B.C. Liberals raised more money than some federal parties. - B.C. Broadcast Consortium

Can we get ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics?

Christy Clark’s money machine, third parties roll on

Christy Clark campaigns in Vancouver: the B.C. Liberals raised more money than some federal parties. - B.C. Broadcast Consortium
Christy Clark campaigns in Vancouver: the B.C. Liberals raised more money than some federal parties. (B.C. Broadcast Consortium)

Getting ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics

It’s not as simple as banning corporate, union donations

Christy Clark campaigns in Vancouver: the B.C. Liberals raised more money than some federal parties. (B.C. Broadcast Consortium)
Christy Clark campaigns in Vancouver: the B.C. Liberals raised more money than some federal parties. (B.C. Broadcast Consortium)

Getting ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics

It’s not as simple as banning corporate, union donations

Christy Clark campaigns in Vancouver: the B.C. Liberals raised more money than some federal parties. (B.C. Broadcast Consortium)
B.C. will elect a new government on May 9.                                B.C. will elect a new government on May 9. (Black Press)

ELECTION 2017: All you need to know on May 9

How to vote and where to catch up on the issues you missed in the B.C. election run-up

B.C. will elect a new government on May 9.                                B.C. will elect a new government on May 9. (Black Press)
Flooding has forced voting station changes in Kelowna-Lake Country, Boundary-Similkameen and Fraser-Nicola as well as Shuswap. (Black Press)

UPDATE: Polling places switched due to flooding, landslide

Kelowna-Lake Country, Boundary-Similkameen and Fraser-Nicola affected

Flooding has forced voting station changes in Kelowna-Lake Country, Boundary-Similkameen and Fraser-Nicola as well as Shuswap. (Black Press)
Liberals expected to win again; Greens to capture three seats: poll

Liberals expected to win again; Greens to capture three seats: poll

Pollster anticipates another Christy Clark victory, with gains for Andrew Weaver on Vancouver Island

  • May 8, 2017
Liberals expected to win again; Greens to capture three seats: poll
ELECTION 2017: Parties square off on LNG

ELECTION 2017: Parties square off on LNG

B.C. Liberals ‘absolutely determined,’ B.C. NDP say it’s situation to situation and B.C. Greens oppose

ELECTION 2017: Parties square off on LNG
ELECTION 2017: Parties look to change B.C.’s ferry system

ELECTION 2017: Parties look to change B.C.’s ferry system

Tax breaks, freezing fares or ‘wholesale change’ on the table for BC Ferries

ELECTION 2017: Parties look to change B.C.’s ferry system
Letters of the week May 4. FILE PHOTO

LETTER: Clark shows true stripes with encounter

To the Editor, If I’d been an undecided voter before Premier Christy…

  • May 4, 2017
Letters of the week May 4. FILE PHOTO
Letters of the week May 4. FILE PHOTO

LETTER: BC Liberals not taking credit for all job creation

To the Editor, Re: 226,000-plus jobs created by the BC Liberals. There…

  • May 4, 2017
Letters of the week May 4. FILE PHOTO
BC VOTES 2017: Pac-Rim Libertarian candidate sees hemp as a sustainable resource

BC VOTES 2017: Pac-Rim Libertarian candidate sees hemp as a sustainable resource

Editor’s note: Mid Island-Pacific Rim candidate Rob Clarke submitted his own profile…

  • May 3, 2017
BC VOTES 2017: Pac-Rim Libertarian candidate sees hemp as a sustainable resource
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