BC Election 2017

Jason Alexander dropped in on Delta South BC LIberals candidate Ian Paton on Monday. (Ian Paton/Twitter)

Jason Alexander injects pizzazz into B.C. election

Former Seinfeld star swung by Delta candidate’s sign

Jason Alexander dropped in on Delta South BC LIberals candidate Ian Paton on Monday. (Ian Paton/Twitter)
OUR VIEW: Advance voting higher in Surrey ridings that elected Liberals in 2013

OUR VIEW: Advance voting higher in Surrey ridings that elected Liberals in 2013

All told 70,895 of the 353,652 eligible voters in Surrey, White Rock and North Delta saw fit to vote in advance this provincial election

  • May 8, 2017
OUR VIEW: Advance voting higher in Surrey ridings that elected Liberals in 2013
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)
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
Christy Clark arrives in Cache Creek

Christy Clark arrives in Cache Creek

Clark changed her campaign route Saturday, to visit Cache Creek.

Christy Clark arrives in Cache Creek
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
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
The mayors’ council wants a B.C. government that will tackle Metro Vancouver’s transportation. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

ELECTION 2017: Parties promise to tackle Metro Vancouver transit woes

All three B.C. provincial parties have pledged to fund the region’s transit

The mayors’ council wants a B.C. government that will tackle Metro Vancouver’s transportation. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
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
OUR VIEW: Horgan’s hospital promise for Surrey is anemic when it comes to details

OUR VIEW: Horgan’s hospital promise for Surrey is anemic when it comes to details

While short on specifics in its recent announcement in Surrey, at least the NDP is raising the issue. Indeed, Surrey does need another hospital.

  • May 3, 2017
OUR VIEW: Horgan’s hospital promise for Surrey is anemic when it comes to details
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)
NDP vow to begin planning for second Surrey hospital

NDP vow to begin planning for second Surrey hospital

NDP accuse Liberals of ignoring Surrey growth while Liberals call hospital announcement ‘desperate’

NDP vow to begin planning for second Surrey hospital
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
Four of six candidates invited to PH2H’s all-candidates forum were featured at Gracepoint Community Church Tuesday evening, while independents joined the crowd. Aaron Hinks photo

Surrey-White Rock, Surrey South candidates discuss homelessness, affordable housing

All-candidates forum directs provincial candidates’ attention to homelessness

Four of six candidates invited to PH2H’s all-candidates forum were featured at Gracepoint Community Church Tuesday evening, while independents joined the crowd. Aaron Hinks photo
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