The final count will not be known for another three weeks. However as of 1:58 AM this morning, Elections BC reports that 45.03% of the known electorate voted NDP, 35.41% chose the Liberals and 15.30% the Greens. John Horgan won his majority, NDP candidate Michele Babchuk is our new MLA and the only real surprise was the Green party numbers on Vancouver Island.Continue reading Election 2020: Green party numbers on Vancouver Island
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This past winter/spring – the conflict between Coastal Gaslink pipeline the BC government and the Wetsuweten Nation resulted in nation-wide solidarity actions and mass protest. The issue was not resolved and protest was quieted by the pandemic.Continue reading Election 2020: The Wet’suwet’en conflict
Carl Meyer, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
British Columbia’s two dominant political parties are backing liquefied natural gas development as part of their re-election campaign platforms.Continue reading Election 2020: BC Liberals would expedite LNG export projects
B.C. Premier John Horgan called a snap fall election on Monday, a move widely determined to be taking a bet he can gain a majority government despite the risk it could alienate voters by taking them to the polls during the pandemic.Continue reading Election 2020: Stability? Or politics at its worst?