Vicki Huntington

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.

Province Should Take Over BC Ferries: MLA

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A resident of British Columbia's Sunshine Coast has delivered a petition signed by more than 21,000 people, demanding more government contr...

B.C.'s Lone Indie MLA

CP | Tyler Harbottle, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Vicki Huntington made elections history Tuesday when she edged out high-profile Liberal candidate Bruce McDonald to become the first Indep...

Why B.C. Doesn't Bother To Vote

Dermod Travis | Posted 07.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Over the past three decades, the percentage of British Columbians who actually vote has steadily fallen, from more than 70 per cent to a little over half last time out, when nearly one out of every two voters seemingly slept the day away and never bothered to cast a ballot. In fact, B.C. has the dubious distinction of having some of the lowest voter turnouts in the country, which says a lot when you consider that some of those other provinces don't have much to boast about either.

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...