BC Election 2017

ELECTION 2017: Who wants to raise your taxes?

ELECTION 2017: Who wants to raise your taxes?

Parties make pledges on carbon tax, personal income tax and more.

ELECTION 2017: Who wants to raise your taxes?
Deltaport coal shipping facilities at Tsawwassen, where U.S. thermal coal is shipped to Asia as well as metallurgical coal from B.C. mines. (Port Metro Vancouver)

Christy Clark vows heavy levy on U.S., Alberta, Saskatchewan coal

$70 carbon levy would make thermal coal exports non-viable

Deltaport coal shipping facilities at Tsawwassen, where U.S. thermal coal is shipped to Asia as well as metallurgical coal from B.C. mines. (Port Metro Vancouver)
NDP leader John Horgan operates a lift at an announcement in Maple Ridge to promote trades training. (B.C. NDP)

ELECTION 2017: Trash talk doesn’t help lumber trade

Christy Clark, John Horgan trade nonsense allegations on softwood battle

NDP leader John Horgan operates a lift at an announcement in Maple Ridge to promote trades training. (B.C. NDP)
ELECTION 2017: Medical premiums and promises

ELECTION 2017: Medical premiums and promises

MSP is not only a tax, it’s a payroll tax for nearly half of those subject to it

ELECTION 2017: Medical premiums and promises
Advance voting starts Saturday

Advance voting starts Saturday

There will be six days of advance voting prior to B.C.’s general election day on May 9

Advance voting starts Saturday
ELECTION 2017: Parties try to get a grip on B.C.’s overdose deaths

ELECTION 2017: Parties try to get a grip on B.C.’s overdose deaths

The Greens pledge big funding, B.C. NDP wants a new ministry and B.C. Liberals commit to more beds

ELECTION 2017: Parties try to get a grip on B.C.’s overdose deaths
BC Liberal Leader Christy Clark, BC NDP Leader John Horgan, and BC Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver debated each other on TV Wednesday night in Vancouver. Image credit: CBC Broadcast Consortium

B.C. leaders square off in TV debate

Christy Clark, John Horgan and Andrew Weaver battle it out ahead of May 9 election

BC Liberal Leader Christy Clark, BC NDP Leader John Horgan, and BC Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver debated each other on TV Wednesday night in Vancouver. Image credit: CBC Broadcast Consortium
ELECTION 2017: Parties debate child care

ELECTION 2017: Parties debate child care

B.C. NDP and Green Party look to subsidize daycare costs while the B.C. Liberals aim to add spaces

ELECTION 2017: Parties debate child care
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ELECTION 2017: No firm stance on marijuana from the three B.C. parties

Federal legislation leaves distribution and enforcement up to provinces

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The Ruskin Dam. (File photo)

ELECTION 2017: What’s up with BC Hydro rates?

B.C. party leaders are making conflicting promises on utility rates

The Ruskin Dam. (File photo)
Everyone can agree on a new hospital

Everyone can agree on a new hospital

Cowichan Valley candidates talk health care

Everyone can agree on a new hospital
NDP leader John Horgan speaks to supporters in Vancouver, promising a $400 tax credit for renters. (B.C. NDP)

NDP vows big spending, balanced budget

Horgan would begin raising carbon tax sooner

NDP leader John Horgan speaks to supporters in Vancouver, promising a $400 tax credit for renters. (B.C. NDP)
Green Party leader Andrew Weaver and NDP leader John Horgan take part in a forum on poverty in Vancouver April 4 (Metro Vancouver Alliance)

Greens, NDP aim for low-income support

Horgan promises renter tax credit, Weaver offers huge welfare rate increase

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver and NDP leader John Horgan take part in a forum on poverty in Vancouver April 4 (Metro Vancouver Alliance)
Premier Christy Clark takes questions outside Government House Tuesday. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press_

Election kicks off with promises, rallies

Visit to Government House officially begins campaign

Premier Christy Clark takes questions outside Government House Tuesday. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press_
Green Party campaign bus is unveiled in Vancouver last week. (BC GREEN PARTY)

Green Party policy still in daycare

Sweeping child care promises are unrealistic

Green Party campaign bus is unveiled in Vancouver last week. (BC GREEN PARTY)
Leader John Horgan spoke at a campaign stop at B.C. NDP candidate Ravi Kahlon’s North Delta campaign office on Monday. Image Credit: James Smith

BC NDP promises to freeze BC Hydro rates

Leader John Horgan makes campaign stop in North Delta.

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Leader John Horgan spoke at a campaign stop at B.C. NDP candidate Ravi Kahlon’s North Delta campaign office on Monday. Image Credit: James Smith
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Ferry tax break, Commonwealth Games bid among BC Liberals promises for Vancouver Island

Victoria area amalgamation investigation, Malahat fix, Cathedral Grove protection also on the agenda

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Premier Christy Clark at campaign rally in Surrey Sunday. (BC LIBERAL PARTY)

BC Liberals stand pat with platform

Clark promises income tax freeze, balanced budgets

Premier Christy Clark at campaign rally in Surrey Sunday. (BC LIBERAL PARTY)
NDP leader John Horgan kicks off his party’s campaign in Surrey on Sunday. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

John Horgan promises no bridge tolls and better jobs at NDP campaign kickoff

The NDP leader attacked the BC Liberals on education, jobs and their handling of Crown corporations

NDP leader John Horgan kicks off his party’s campaign in Surrey on Sunday. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
Premier Christy Clark speaks to BC Liberal convention in Vancouver, November 2016. BLACK PRESS

BC Liberal donations top $13 million in 2016

Elections BC reports totals as investigation of party donations continues

Premier Christy Clark speaks to BC Liberal convention in Vancouver, November 2016. BLACK PRESS