By Fran Yanor, The Rocky Mountain Goat, Local Journalism Initiative ReporterContinue reading BC LIberals: Double crossed for their cooperation
Members of the B.C. NDP pledged allegiance to the Queen Nov. 24 in a video-heavy swearing-in ceremony, otherwise reminiscent of a university graduation, without cheering crowds.Continue reading Michele Babchuk sworn in as our MLA
There could be a federal election next Spring and Green party leader Annamie Paul is looking for promising candidates. Also, the Canadian Government is expected to release its proposed climate legislation on Monday. These were a couple of the ideas mentioned Saturday, when the North Island-Powell River Greens hosted a ZOOM conference entitled Annamie Paul in conversation.Continue reading Annamie Paul in conversation
“the Pulse” @ Vancouver Co-Op Radio, CRFO 100.5 FM, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter and rebroadcast over the Oct 30, 2020 edition of Cortes Currents.
Although Premier Horgan’s $10-a-day childcare pledge would be a game-changer for many, Simon Fraser University’s Stewart Prest said other important issues — renters rights, welfare rates, homelessness and drug laws — got sideswiped off the election campaign stage by COVID-19. The political scientist in Vancouver said people hopeful for radical reforms from the newly elected B.C. New Democrat majority government should probably brace for some disappointment.Continue reading Low income families: don’t expect radical reforms from the NDP
The most recent change to Elections BC’s Preliminary Voting Results, at the time of this writing, was made at 2:53 PM on October 28, 2020.Continue reading Election 2020: update to the Preliminary Voting Results for Vancouver Island