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B.C. NDP's 1st Leadership Candidate

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

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 represent...

Court Docs Taken Out Of Context: Clark

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Court transcripts that have fuelled claims the British Columbia government attempted to provoke a teachers strike during heated contract n...

Liberals Provoked B.C. Teacher Strike?

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's Opposition New Democrats revealed the contents of court transcripts Wednesday that they said confirm what a judge has al...

Big Agenda For Legislature Sitting

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's highly anticipated plans to regulate and tax the liquefied natural gas industry remain a work in progress, but the gover...

His Successor Is Coming In September

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

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 ...

B.C.'s Long History Of Discrimination

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - In 1876, a motion was put forward in the British Columbia legislature that called on the government to prevent Canada from being flooded w...

This Could Be Worse Than Gracie's Finger

Dermod Travis | Posted 03.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

In 1982, then Social Credit cabinet minister Grace McCarthy was suspected of using her influence to have her Little Mountain riding boundaries redrawn to include a sliver of a wealthy Vancouver neighbourhood. That sliver was forever known as Gracie's finger. Thirty-two years later, the B.C. government is proposing amendments that could make the controversy over Gracie's finger pale by comparison.

'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 ...

Adrian Dix: Leadership Race To Heat Up In 2014

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Adrian Dix says the race to replace him as New Democratic Party leader will heat up in January and most of the candidates are likely to com...

Adrian Dix's Christmas Book Picks

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

After the popularity of Adrian Dix's 2012 Christmas book list, we thought it should become a tradition! I am happy to present my book list for Chri...

Keeping B.C.'s Food Local: What's Next for the ALR?

Adam Olsen | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Adam Olsen

Protecting farmland in perpetuity is the provincial interest, but it is only half the issue. Ensuring farmers can afford to farm is the vital other half. When farmers aren't making a living, when they can't afford to feed themselves, they are forced to make choices that may put their farmland and the provincial interest at risk.

Meet The B.C. NDP's New President

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia New Democrats were throwing around words like grief, mourning and venom-sucking as the party wrapped up a weekend convent...

New Party Leader Will Win Next Election: Dix

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Outgoing B.C. NDP leader Adrian Dix received several standing ovations during a speech to the party in Vancouver Saturday, vowing a new leader can and...

Party's Future Is Ethnic Groups: President

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's outgoing New Democratic Party leader said on Saturday that he made two election campaign mistakes last spring that help...

B.C. NDP To Lick Its Wounds

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

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 observe...

Land Reserve: NDP vs. Liberals

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A letter from B.C.'s Agriculture Ministry suggesting the body that regulates provincial farmland put off a boundary review is proof the Li...

He's Out

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Just as the B.C. NDP released a post-mortem outlining the party's mistakes during the last provincial election, popular MP and potential leader Nathan...

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

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - There was no single failure that led British Columbia's New Democrats to a devastating loss in a provincial election they were highly anti...

Land Reserve Independence In Jeopardy?

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A leaked cabinet document that proposes significant changes to British Columbia's Agricultural Land Reserve — millions of hectares of ch...

Decision Delayed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

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 par...

Vote To Replace Dix On The Horizon

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's New Democratic Party executive is recommending May 25 next year as the date for a leadership vote to replace current par...

Group Launches Platform To Rebuild B.C. NDP

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.08.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A grassroots movement from within British Columbia's dejected New Democratic Party launched an effort Monday to rebuild the political party...

Where Did They Go Wrong?

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The NDP's stunning election loss has prompted the party to appoint a panel that will review why it stayed out of office after pundits predi...

The B.C. Election: The Pitfalls of Flip-Flopping

Cole Hogan | Posted 08.08.2013 | Canada Alberta
Cole Hogan

Here Warren Kinsella's oft-repeated maxim rings true. In Kinsella's latest book he states that what is true of car crashes is true of political life. When polled, voters will insist they hate negative ads. But when they thinking no one is looking they will slow down, take a look, and remember what they see.

No Take Backs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The final count of ballots is now complete, and only one riding has changed hands in favour of the New Democratic Party since election nig...