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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...
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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...
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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?
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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...
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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...
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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.'...
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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...
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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...