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Leonard getting set for recount in Courtenay-Comox

The 2017 provincial election led to a close call in the riding of Courtenay-Comox. The NDP's Ronna-Rae Leonard edged Liberal candidate Jim Benninger by just 9 votes. Elections BC has confirmed that there...

BC Greens to seek “Official Party Status”

With the final counts from the provincial election due in a week's time, BC's third-placed party has its eye on official party status. BC Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver confirmed on the weekend that...

Tight Election Waiting On Absentee Ballots

The final results from the 2017 Provincial Election won't be known until the absentee ballots are counted. The ballots will be counted through a three day period, starting on May 22nd through to...

Christy Clark will stay on as premier until final counts are in

Christy Clark will officially stay on as premier. Following the election results, none of the parties secured enough seats to form a majority government, with the Liberals sitting one seat shy of a majority. The...

BC Liberals win minority government

It looks like BC will have a minority government, but it will be a few weeks before we know for sure. After the final count last night, the BC Liberal Party held the most...

Trevena Re-elected On North Island

Incumbent MLA and BC NDP candidate Claire Trevena has retained her seat on the North Island. Trevena has 48% of the vote, with all 98 ballot boxes reporting in. Provincially, things are still too close...

Candidates getting set for voting day

North Island candidates are heading into the final stretch of the 2017 BC Election campaign. Incumbent MLA and BC NDP candidate Claire Trevena says she's enjoyed the opportunity to meet with residents and share her...

Candidates gearing up for next month’s vote

North Island candidates are working hard on their campaigns as the provincial election nears. The BC NDP's Claire Trevena says she's heard from Islanders that they've had enough of high ferry fares and hydro rates....

Let the campaigning begin!

Political parties in British Columbia are moving into high gear. The 2017 provincial election campaign is underway. The writ was dropped on Tuesday, marking the official start of the campaign period. Former political science instructor...
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