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Trevena reacts to Public Accounts

Claire Trevena is sharing her thoughts on the recently released Public Accounts. The NDP government released the documents on Tuesday. The North Island MLA and Minister of Transportation says the prognosis for the economy is...

Province has $2.7 billion surplus, adding $591 million to debt

The provincial government has a surplus of $2.7 billion. The NDP government released the audited 2016-17 Public Accounts Tuesday. The numbers outline B.C.’s financial picture up to the end of March of this year. The...

BC’s New Transportation Minister Is Ready To Make A Difference

BC's new Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure is excited to take on her new portfolio. North Island MLA Claire Trevena was sworn in at Government House last Tuesday. Trevena notes she's excited to get to work...

Horgan to be sworn in as Premier on July 18th

The next government of B.C. will be sworn in in less than two weeks. Premier-Designate John Horgan will be sworn in, along with his cabinet, on Tuesday, July 18th. So far, members of Horgan's cabinet include...

BC NDP Ready To Take Advantage Of A Historic Opportunity

A new government will soon be leading British Columbia. Following the confidence vote the BC Liberals lost, former premier Christy Clark resigned. That led Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon to ask John Horgan and the BC NDP...

BC NDP and Greens announce partnership agreement details

The BC Greens and BC New Democratic Party caucuses have ratified one of the most historic agreements in the province's history. The two parties have agreed to work together to hold a referendum in...

BC Greens agree to support NDP in the legislature

The BC Green Party has decided to support the NDP in Victoria. After days of negotiation with both the Liberals and NDP, Green leader Andrew Weaver says his three MLA's will support the BC...

Done Deal? Green Party Leader Says Not Yet

The deal is almost closed. In a conference from the legislature Friday afternoon, B.C Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver says talks between the parties are going well and expects a deal will be completed...

It’s Over! B.C Liberals Get A Minority Government

B.C will have a minority government. Following the completion of the final count - the electoral district of Courtenay-Comox was held by New Democrat Ronna-Rae Leonard, defeating B.C Liberal candidate Jim Benninger by 189 votes....

Community groups urging Greens and NDP to work together

The Union of BC Indian Chiefs, $10-a-Day Campaign and numerous other civil society groups are urging the BC NDP and BC Green Party to work together no matter what the outcome of the absentee...

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 NDP Maintain Hold On The North Island

The B.C NDP have held on to the North Island. With over 47% of the vote, Claire Trevena was re-elected as MLA for the region. Trevena says she pleased to continue to fighting for the issues...

Clark Brings Campaign To Campbell River As Election Day Nears

B.C Liberal leader Christy Clark made a stop in Campbell River today as the election campaign enters its final days. She continued her pitch that the B.C Liberals is the right choice for job...

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...

Political parties release election platforms

The BC Liberals have unveiled their election platform. One key plank is a Vancouver Island-specific platform with promises aimed at securing votes on the coast. It was created by Comox Valley MLA Don McRae...

B.C NDP Unhappy With Budget Presentation

The leader of the B.C NDP says this week's B.C Budget was a disappointment. The provincial budget was delivered Tuesday and included a promise to slash MSP premiums in half by January of 2018. ...
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