John Van Dongen

Battleground B.C.

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 10.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The campaign to elect British Columbia’s next government begins today. The polls suggest the New Democrats might win in a landslide, but there are n...

B.C. MLAs Make Case For Fall Election

CBC | Posted 04.08.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Three of B.C.'s four independent MLAs are proposing a number of changes they say could make the legislature more open and accountable. Vic...

B.C. Conservatives Sued

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 11.08.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Three ousted members of the B.C. Conservative Party seeking to be reinstated have taken their dispute to B.C. Supreme Court. Lawyers for Ariane Eck...

Ex-Liberal Wants Conflict Of Interest Probe

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Independent MLA John van Dongen wants British Columbia's conflict of interest commissioner to launch an investigation into Premier Christy ...

B.C. Conservatives' Roller Coaster Weekend

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.22.2012 | Canada British Columbia

LANGLEY, B.C. - Even in the tumultuous world of British Columbia politics, the provincial Conservatives had a roller coaster of a weekend.Weeks of lea...

B.C. Conservatives Lose Only MLA

CBC | Posted 11.22.2012 | Canada British Columbia

John van Dongen resigned from the B.C. Conservative Party after members voted against a leadership review at the party's annual general meeting on Sat...

B.C. Conservatives' A-Team?

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - First it was "Friends" and now the "A-Team."This weekend's British Columbia Conservative Party annual general meeting is starting to sound ...

B.C. Premier Responds To MLA's Defection

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2012 | Canada Politics

VICTORIA - B.C. Premier Christy Clark says John van Dongen's surprise decision to leave her Liberal government to join the provincial Conservatives is...

Big Shake-Up In B.C. As Liberal Turns Tory

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.26.2012 | Canada Politics

VICTORIA - A veteran member of the B.C. legislature shook up the political landscape Monday, quitting the Liberal government to join the provincial Co...