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B.C. Conservative Leader Had Close Call With Grizzly

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - The leader of B.C.'s Conservative Party says his political opponents seem a lot less threatening after a recent encounter with a mass...

Former Tory Candidate Steps Forward For Leadership

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A former BC Conservative candidate in the last election has announced he'll run for the party's top job.Dan Brooks, who ran in the Nechako...

Campaign Called A 'Disaster'

CP | Rebekah Funk, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Once believed to be a contender to displace the B.C. Liberal Party against the front-running New Democrats in next week's provincial elect...

B.C. Election 2013: What The Parties Plan To Tell You

Vincent Gogolek | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Vincent Gogolek

The B.C. Freedom of Information and Privacy Association, sent all four parties a questionnaire pushing them for clear positions on how they would stop the erosion of our privacy rights and defend our access to government records through Freedom of Information. On April 30th, we received responses from the NDP, the Liberals, and the Greens (we've yet to hear back from the Conservatives). They all had interesting, if decidedly different things to say.

How Self-Inflicted Wounds Made The B.C. Conservative Party Irrelevant

Samuel Getachew | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada Politics
Samuel Getachew

At a party convention three years ago -- British Columbia's Conservative Party leader -- Jim Cummins -- remarked how the "BC Conservatives are going t...

B.C. Tories Fire Third Candidate

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The B.C. Conservatives have fired a third candidate in the election campaign after stepping up a vetting process that failed to catch two others. R...

B.C. Tories Would End Support For This

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

LANGLEY, B.C. - B.C. Conservative Leader John Cummins says a Tory government in the province would cut off funding to the Crown agency that operates B...

Cummins Has Carbon Trust Issues

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The BC Conservative Party says it is committed to shutting down the Pacific Carbon Trust, saying it wastes nearly $20 million in taxpayers...

Can Anything Stop This Man?

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 04.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Can anything stop Adrian Dix from becoming the next premier of British Columbia? The election campaign kicks off in a few days but all indications ...

B.C. Tories Promise To Axe Carbon Tax

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The B.C. Conservative Party was first out of the gate in launching its election platform Thursday, a document long on philosophy and short...

B.C. Tories Promise Modest Surpluses

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - B.C. Conservative leader John Cummins appeared to launch his unofficial election campaign on Tuesday with the release of a five-year fisca...

B.C. Conservatives Expelled

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The B.C. Conservatives have mailed out letters of expulsion or censure to 15 of its members, created a "unity committee" and now hope to m...

Put A Lid On It

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.12.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's feuding Conservative Party members appear to have silenced their attacks on each other temporarily after weeks of public...

We Were Hoodwinked: Dissidents

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.11.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The civil war inside British Columbia's Conservative party has escalated to the point where the party's rulers are preparing to issue a tak...

B.C. Conservative Backlash

CBC | Posted 12.09.2012 | Canada British Columbia

The power struggle inside the B.C. Conservative Party appears to be heating up, after leader John Cummins issued an ultimatum to dissidents over the w...

Revolt Within B.C. Conservative Party

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's Conservative Party Leader John Cummins could become a victim of friendly fire this weekend at his party's annual general...

Why The B.C. Liberals Will Win The Next Election

Mike Klassen | Posted 12.07.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Mike Klassen

You don't hear this stated much these days: The B.C. Liberals will win in 2013. You heard it here first. In one of the great resurrections in B.C. political history, on the evening of May 14, 2013 premier-elect Christy Clark will be grinning from ear to ear in front of a packed room of supporters in downtown Vancouver. She will thank her NDP opponent for running a spirited campaign, and graciously thank the voters of British Columbia for giving her a new four-year mandate.

B.C. Liberals Going Right? Riiiight.

J.J. McCullough | Posted 03.26.2012 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

British Columbians are constantly bombarded with government propaganda in virtually every aspect of their daily lives, and the state now funds everything from anti-salt propaganda contests to seniors' aerobics videos.And this, we are told, is the alternative to NDP-style undisciplined over-spending and over-promising.

Former BC Conservative Party Leader Dead

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.18.2011 | Canada Politics

Clarification: In an Oct. 18 obituary item about Dr. George Scott Wallace, the former leader of the B.C. Progressive Conservative Party, The Canadian...