Bc Election 2013

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Her 'Strangely Satisfying' Year

When B.C.'s provincial election campaign kicked off in April, Liberal Leader and Premier Christy Clark was trailing by nearly 20 per cent in some polls. It seemed NDP Leader Adrian Dix was a sure...
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How Did The B.C. NDP Fall So Hard?

VANCOUVER - There was no single failure that led British Columbia's New Democrats to a devastating loss in a provincial election they were highly anticipated to win, says a party post-mortem released...
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Enough With the Reviews: B.C. Needs a Complete Reset

B.C. has seen umpteen reviews of various government agencies and files. BC Hydro, ICBC, BC Ferries and TransLink have all been reviewed within the past two years. Reviews have been promised for the B.C. Lottery Corporation, B.C. Housing, the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission, B.C. Transit, and the Liquor Distribution Board. Pre-election, the NDP generated a list of 35 reviews had been promised by the government. One hesitates to remind government of these promised reviews, lest a review into the missing reviews also be promised.
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Where Did They Go Wrong?

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 predicted victory at the polls.Panel members include Ne...
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SECOND TIME'S THE CHARM

KELOWNA, B.C. - It's been more than 30 months of campaigning for British Columbia's Premier Christy Clark since before she was elected the Liberal Party leader in February 2011, but that marathon pace...
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Why Pollsters Flubbed The B.C. Election

As Angus Reid tells it, there was a moment during the B.C. election campaign when even he had trouble believing his firm’s polling numbers. The date was Friday May 9, going into the final weekend of t...
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She's Back!

She was booted out of the BC NDP on the first day of provincial election due to racist remarks, and won less than 5 per cent of the vote in Kelowna-Mission as an Independent, but Dayleen Van Ryswyk ha...