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April 29, 2017

BC Liberals Will Repeal Vancouver’s Natural Gas Ban

  As the City of Vancouver moves forward with a ban on the use of natural gas as a fuel within city limits, Today’s BC Liberals announced they will restore those rights and allow residents and restaurants to use the fuel they choose. “Vancouver City Council wants to ban natural gas from the city and Read More…

April 29, 2017

Horgan Not Leaping to Defend Workers

As John Horgan continues his “South of 50” tour today in the Cowichan Valley, he will stand with a candidate who supports taxes that would cripple the forest industry.   BC NDP candidate Lori Iannidinardo is a signatory to the Leap Manifesto, which calls for dramatic increases in provincial stumpage fees charged to BC forest Read More…

April 28, 2017

TODAY’S BC LIBERALS TO STREAMLINE CREDENTIAL CONFIRMATION SERVICES

  Today’s BC Liberals will bring together all credential confirmation services under the Minister Responsible for Labour, Premier Christy Clark announced on Thursday. Candidates Puneet Sandhar (Surrey-Panorama) and Teresa Wat (Richmond North Centre) met with stakeholders to highlight the announcement today. Today’s BC Liberals platform also commits to attracting the best and brightest to support Read More…

April 28, 2017

New markets overseas, new jobs in BC

  Today at D-Wave Systems, Premier Christy Clark outlined her plan to continue creating new connections and opportunities for BC companies in the world’s fastest-growing economies. “The future of our tech sector, just like our other industries, depends on our ability to compete around the world,” said Premier Clark. “We have a proven track record Read More…

April 28, 2017

Premier Clark’s statement on the National Day of Mourning

Premier Christy Clark issued the following statement on the National Day of Mourning: “Today, in British Columbia and across Canada, we pause to honour those workers who lost their lives or were injured on the job. “These tragedies touch entire families and communities. Every single one was someone’s father, mother, child, or friend. Every single Read More…

April 28, 2017

Horgan Says Yes to Deal That Would Cost 20,000 Jobs

    While making his first foray “North of 50” in this campaign, the BC NDP’s John Horgan said British Columbia should have signed a softwood deal that would have cost as many as one in three B.C. forest workers their job.   “John Horgan showed again he doesn’t have the temperament to be premier Read More…

April 27, 2017

Horgan Cuts Trip Short, Back South to See Donors

  After ignoring everyone north of the 50th parallel, the BC NDP’s John Horgan finally found time for a visit.   But as BC Liberal candidate Donna Barnett notes it was a short one.   “We hardly saw you, John. We didn’t get a chance to ask why your biggest donor is actively working against Read More…

April 27, 2017

Strong leadership, new markets will protect and create BC jobs

    The risk and uncertainty of continued U.S. trade action against British Columbia and Canada requires strong leadership, continued expansion into new markets, and a plan to protect jobs, Premier Christy Clark said Thursday at Fibreco’s North Vancouver Terminal.   “British Columbians want jobs that enable them to look after the people they love Read More…

April 27, 2017

HORGAN’S SOUTH OF 50 TOUR RENAMED – THE UNDER PRESSURE TOUR

PRINCE GEORGE – After spending the first 15 days of the campaign in communities south of the 50th parallel, the BC NDP’s John Horgan has succumbed to the pressure and will make a quick stop in Prince George today. Shirley Bond, candidate in Prince George-Valemount for Today’s BC Liberals, is calling on John Horgan to Read More…