Journalists are fed up with canned talking points in response to questions, but are they better than nothing?
Labour leaders admitted today that a recent liquified natural gas meeting with Premier Christy Clark was “surreal,” and praised the government they opposed only months ago in the provincial election.
On June 19, long-time Member of Parliament, one-time Liberal Party chief, and former NDP provincial premier Bob Rae revealed he would be stepping down in order to negotiate on behalf of nine First Nations over the region’s resource development.
Describing the BC New Democrats’ sobering election defeat as “impossibly disappointing” and “searing,” Adrian Dix has vowed to remain leader of the party despite accepting “full responsibility” for the May 14 results which saw the NDP drop to 33 seats compared to the Liberals’ 50.
Photo published in The Tyee. One of the first items that B.C.’s new government needs to deal with is finding a speedier method of reaching treaties with First Nations because the unresolved land claims issue impacts the entire province, according to two political science professors.
Have we gone too far in preventing Rob Ford-like outbursts and gaffes on the campaign trail?
Photo published in The Tyee: British Columbians returned the BC Liberal Party to power this week, but the team that will be assembling in Victoria is very different from the one before the election.
Emboldened on her first day as Premier-elect, Christy Clark deftly navigated around questions about oil tanker and pipeline safety at her first post-election press conference.
Stay tuned as reports come in from our on-the-ground team.
Wielding a stern but unwavering face, Conservative leader John Cummins blamed tonight’s BC Liberals’ election win — and his party’s bewildering implosion — on British Columbians’ fears of the New Democrat “dark decade” in power.