Mike Farnworth

Bid To Ban Clapping In Legislature Rejected With Rousing Applause

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.14.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The House of Commons in the United Kingdom banned hissing and applause 323 years ago.

Noisy Farewell For Adrian Dix

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A visibly relaxed Adrian Dix cracked a self-deprecating joke to laughter and applause from both sides of the British Columbia legislature T...

Backed Out Of B.C. NDP Leadership Race

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - In a surprising political twist, British Columbia New Democrat John Horgan is poised to be crowned party leader next month as his only oppo...

New B.C. NDP House Leader

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - B.C. New Democrat Bruce Ralston has been named the Opposition house leader while John Horgan runs for the party leadership.Ralston, the mem...

B.C. NDP Leadership Now A Real RACE

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

LANGFORD, B.C. - Vancouver Island New Democrat John Horgan has officially entered the race to replace Adrian Dix as the leader of British Columbia's N...

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...

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...

Meet Your Shadow Cabinet

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Former New Democrat leadership candidate Mike Farnworth is leading the charge when it comes to dissecting the Liberal government's budget i...

Burnaby Family's Hospital Bed Fight

CBC | Posted 08.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The B.C. New Democrats are joining the family of a former Burnaby city councillor to demand more long-term care beds for those with Alzheimer's diseas...