Adrian Dix


Mulcair Needs to Halt the NDP's Rightward Drift

The trend is clear: when voters are faced with a left-leaning party campaigning on centrist economic ideals, they will pick the real deal every time. Every. Single. Time. At its best, Mulcair's NDP can inspire. Bill C-51 is the best example, but its universal child-care policy and promise to abolish the senate also fall into this category. But there have been too many blunders. Mulcair's sudden love for balanced budgets not only affirms the faulty framework that inexplicably lauds Stephen Harper as a responsible steward of the economy, it cedes precious ground to Trudeau at the moment Canadians want an alternative to neoliberal pabulum.

Noisy Farewell For Adrian Dix

VICTORIA - A visibly relaxed Adrian Dix cracked a self-deprecating joke to laughter and applause from both sides of the British Columbia legislature Thursday as he stood in question period for the las...

Backed Out Of B.C. NDP Leadership Race

VICTORIA - In a surprising political twist, British Columbia New Democrat John Horgan is poised to be crowned party leader next month as his only opponent Mike Farnworth stepped aside Tuesday.Just las...

Former B.C. Premier Splits With NDP

VANCOUVER - Former British Columbia New Democrat premier Mike Harcourt has given up his party membership in a split he says was more in sorrow than in anger.Harcourt said Tuesday that the decision not...

New B.C. NDP House Leader

VICTORIA - B.C. New Democrat Bruce Ralston has been named the Opposition house leader while John Horgan runs for the party leadership.Ralston, the member for Surrey-Whalley, will take over house dutie...

B.C. NDP's 1st Leadership Candidate

PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. - The BC NDP's finance critic is the first to throw his hat in the ring for leadership of the party.Mike Farnworth, who represents the riding of Port Coquitlam, said Sunday that w...

Puck Politics: When Sports Turns Government On

At a time when it seems we're paying less attention than ever to political news, it's even more crucial for politicians to identify with voters on another level. Be honest -- how many of you watched either the federal budget speech or the B.C. throne speech online? How many of you, by contrast -- have been sneaking peaks at the live-streamed Olympics from your desk?

Liberals Provoked B.C. Teacher Strike?

VICTORIA - British Columbia's Opposition New Democrats revealed the contents of court transcripts Wednesday that they said confirm what a judge has already concluded: the Liberal government had a stra...

His Successor Is Coming In September

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's New Democratic Party says it will have a new leader on Sept. 28.Party members will vote for four days from Sept. 24 to 27.Members will cast ballots via a phone and Inter...

B.C.'s Long History Of Discrimination

VANCOUVER - In 1876, a motion was put forward in the British Columbia legislature that called on the government to prevent Canada from being flooded with "a Mongolian population" that would ruin B.C.'...

'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...

B.C. NDP To Lick Its Wounds

VICTORIA - One of the events during this weekend's British Columbia NDP convention is billed as the party to end all parties, but insiders and observers say this event should really be about resuscita...

How Did The B.C. NDP Fall So Hard?

VANCOUVER - There was no single failure that led British Columbia's New Democrats to a devastating loss in a provincial election they were highly anticipated to win, says a party post-mortem released...

Land Reserve Independence In Jeopardy?

VANCOUVER - A leaked cabinet document that proposes significant changes to British Columbia's Agricultural Land Reserve — millions of hectares of cherished farmland that have been largely protected fr...

Decision Delayed

VANCOUVER - The provincial council of British Columbia's New Democrats has put off a decision on the date of a leadership vote to replace outgoing party leader Adrian Dix.Earlier this week, the party'...

Vote To Replace Dix On The Horizon

VICTORIA - British Columbia's New Democratic Party executive is recommending May 25 next year as the date for a leadership vote to replace current party leader Adrian Dix.In a statement released today...