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'Extremely Disappointed'

For B.C. New Democrats Leader Adrian Dix, 2013 started as a year full of promise. The NDP was well ahead of the Liberals in the polls leading up to the May provincial election. But on voting day - th...

Sour Grapes?

VICTORIA - British Columbia's New Democrat Leader Adrian Dix says he forwarded information to the RCMP in connection with the Liberal government's discredited plan to court ethnic voters, but he refus...

Post-Dix, Would Anyone Want to Lead the B.C. NDP?

Adrian Dix, the monstrously unsuccessful leader of the British Columbia New Democratic Party, has finally agreed to resign. To call the decision overdue would test the limits of polite euphemism. Let's just say if he displayed the same timeliness paying his heating bills he would have perished of frostbite long ago.

NDP Leader To Quit

VANCOUVER - B.C. Opposition Leader Adrian Dix says he will leave as leader of the New Democrats as soon as the party can hold a leadership vote, saying the most important thing the party can do is sti...

Dix To Announce Future Next Week

VICTORIA - New Democrat Party Leader Adrian Dix is preparing to make an announcement regarding his political future next week.A senior official from within Dix's staff said a time, date or location fo...

Wrong Way, Adrian

VICTORIA - A still-dejected Robin Austin is decamping to England. A solemn New Democrat Leader Adrian Dix plans to "reflect."British Columbia's NDP MLAs are leaving the end of a short but dispirited l...

Adrian Dix: B.C. Liberals Are Cheats

VICTORIA - Opposition New Democrat Leader Adrian Dix called British Columbia's Liberals cheats Wednesday, as the ongoing debate about the failed Liberal plan to court ethnic voters turned into a name-...

Bittersweet Return For Dix

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark took a major step towards returning to British Columbia's legislature by announcing a July 10 byelection date Wednesday, while New Democrat Leader Adrian Dix described...

No Direction Home

HEDLEY, B.C. - Adrian Dix was inside the Hitching Post Restaurant drinking from a mug stamped with twin six-shooters while outside on the old mining town's main street, with dusk starting to cover the...

Fumbling The Youth Vote Cost The NDP

While it may not be good for our democracy, one can understand why parties in power don't feel the need to court the youth vote. They are winning without it. Incumbents are being re-elected to power because they consistently win more support from the older part of the population who show up.

Adrian Dix's Election Grit Came Too Little Too Late

The complacency for most of the B.C. NDP campaign was stunning.Dix backed himself into a corner with this entire positive, nice-nice, err on the side of caution theme. When he did begin to fight back against the attacks, it was just too late. The NDP began to look extremely hypocritical.

Will He Stay?

VANCOUVER - The surprising electoral loss of British Columbia's New Democrats this week should not trigger a leadership race, the party's president said Thursday as Leader Adrian Dix remained behind c...


VANCOUVER - New Democrat leader Adrian Dix may have bitten the union hand that fed his election campaign and the ballot boxes, prompting the NDP to fail to clinch its once-surefire spot as the next go...

'I Am Confident That We Can Win'

VANCOUVER - The leaders of British Columbia's two main political parties both projected confidence Sunday, and predicted victory when provincial voters go to the polls on Tuesday.New Democrat Leader A...

Dix Disses Clark's Election Campaign

SURREY, B.C. - As polls suggest the B.C. election race is tightening, New Democrat Leader Adrian Dix is becoming more strident in his criticism of the Liberals.While Dix called Christy Clark's campaig...

Dix Calls For 'More Generous' Politics

NDP Leader Adrian Dix turned up for an all-candidates debate in his own Vancouver-Kingsway riding Thursday night. Dix joined Liberal candidate Gurjit Dhillon and Green candidate Gregory Esau in field...

Where Dix's Deficit Math Comes From

VANCOUVER - New Democrat Leader Adrian Dix has repeatedly said the Liberal party's deficit numbers are askew.The latest criticism came during a televised leaders' debate when Dix claimed the Dominion...

Desperately Seeking Diverse Votes

VANCOUVER - New Democrat Leader Adrian Dix spent Thursday making the rounds of several Chinese-language radio stations in Metro Vancouver.Last weekend, Liberal Leader Christy Clark and Dix both appear...

Dix Pledges Millions For Orchardists

KELOWNA, B.C. - NDP Leader Adrian Dix took his campaign to a distillery in downtown Kelowna where he had a few drinks in a building that once housed a hardware store owned by British Columbia's former...
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It's Adrian Dix's Destiny to Legalize Marijuana

He may not know it yet, but Adrian Dix will be the Premier who presides over the decriminalization and then legalization of marijuana in BC. The reason I know this is because of the 420 Code. Although Dix isn't particularly pro-pot, he does say he supports decriminalization. It's not an issue he feels comfortable talking about and usually he takes the easy route and passes the buck to the federal government.

Dix Pledges Millions For Public Schools

COURTENAY, B.C. - Liberal Education Minister Don McRae crashed New Democrat Leader Adrian Dix's election campaign announcement Thursday, creating a side-show atmosphere in what was to be the release o...