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'Extremely Disappointed'

CBC | Posted 03.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

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 ...

Sour Grapes?

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's New Democrat Leader Adrian Dix says he forwarded information to the RCMP in connection with the Liberal government's dis...

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

J.J. McCullough | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg 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.

B.C. Doesn't Need 2 Liberal Parties: NDP Leader

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Outgoing New Democratic Party Leader Adrian Dix says he doesn't plan to play an active role in the race to choose his successor, but less ...

NDP Leader To Quit

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

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, sayin...

Dix To Announce Future Next Week

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - New Democrat Party Leader Adrian Dix is preparing to make an announcement regarding his political future next week.A senior official from w...

Wrong Way, Adrian

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A still-dejected Robin Austin is decamping to England. A solemn New Democrat Leader Adrian Dix plans to "reflect."British Columbia's NDP ML...

Adrian Dix: B.C. Liberals Are Cheats

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Opposition New Democrat Leader Adrian Dix called British Columbia's Liberals cheats Wednesday, as the ongoing debate about the failed Liber...

B.C. Liberals Tried To Bribe Dissident: NDP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A government aide at the heart of a scandal over B.C. Liberal efforts to woo ethnic voters was prepared to offer a job to dissuade someone ...

Bittersweet Return For Dix

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark took a major step towards returning to British Columbia's legislature by announcing a July 10 byelection date Wednesd...

Bad Year For New Democrats?

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 06.11.2013 | Canada Politics

The year 2013 might be setting up to be a very bad one for provincial New Democrats, as a new poll shows Darrell Dexter’s NDP government in Nova Sco...

No Direction Home

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

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 t...

Fumbling The Youth Vote Cost The NDP

Paul Kershaw | Posted 07.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Paul Kershaw

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.

Will He Stay?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The surprising electoral loss of British Columbia's New Democrats this week should not trigger a leadership race, the party's president sa...

Adrian Dix's Election Grit Came Too Little Too Late

Laila Yuile | Posted 07.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Laila Yuile

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.

SITTING DUCK

CP | Rebekah Funk, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

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 fa...

'I Am Confident That We Can Win'

CP | Rebekah Funk and Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The leaders of British Columbia's two main political parties both projected confidence Sunday, and predicted victory when provincial voter...

Dix Disses Clark's Election Campaign

CP | Vivian Luk and Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia

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...

Campaign's Last Few Days Could Prove Decisive

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 05.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia

After weeks of campaigning and a close debate, the eight days that remain before British Columbians cast their ballot will decide the election – aft...

Dix Calls For 'More Generous' Politics

CBC | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

NDP Leader Adrian Dix turned up for an all-candidates debate in his own Vancouver-Kingsway riding Thursday night. Dix joined Liberal cand...

Where Dix's Deficit Math Comes From

CP | Tyler Harbottle, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - New Democrat Leader Adrian Dix has repeatedly said the Liberal party's deficit numbers are askew.The latest criticism came during a televi...

5 Things To Know About..

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Adrian Dix could be B.C.'s next premier, but how much do British Columbians really know about the NDP leader? There's the obvious: he served as chi...

Desperately Seeking Diverse Votes

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - New Democrat Leader Adrian Dix spent Thursday making the rounds of several Chinese-language radio stations in Metro Vancouver.Last weekend...

Dix Feels Crush Of Pipeline Stance Criticism

CBC | Posted 06.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The B.C. Liberals are accusing NDP Leader Adrian Dix of flip-flopping after Dix spoke out against the expansion of the Kinder Morgan pipeline. ...

Dix Pledges Millions For Orchardists

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

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...