Posts from ‘Elections’

WANTED: a premier for the climate emergency

It’s July 2022 and the climate emergency is killing thousands of people, melting airport runways and burning down homes across Europe. At his campaign launch in Kitsilano, David Eby ...

Jagmeet Singh needs youth. We need a climate emergency leader.

Guest blog by Vijay Tupper I’m a sixteen-year-old high school student in Burnaby, B.C. In 2019, I joined the youth climate strikes that brought a million Canadians out into ...

125+ federal candidates pledge to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline

Candidates step up as climate champions as momentum builds ahead of Canadian election Unceded Coast Salish Territories (VANCOUVER, BC) — 125+ federal candidates from coast to coast have pledged ...

Liberals move to outflank the NDP on green issues

John Horgan, Rachel Notley make things awkward for federal New Democrats When Justin Trudeau was asked by a reporter why he dodged Indigenous youth who traveled from Fairy Creek ...

Winners and losers in the B.C. election

October 27, 2020 | 

Voter turnout crashes. The NDP triumphs. Who stands to gain? Winners: NDP strategists Horgan’s election timing was ruthless but effective: the BC Liberals were saddled with a weak leader, ...

Dogwood Live – B.C. Election 2020 Reaction

Recorded on October 24, as the results of the 2020 B.C. election rolled in, Alexandra Woodsworth, Kai Nagata and Lisa Sammartino share their perspectives on the outcome and how ...

We are the official opposition

Under a powerful majority government, it’s up to the people to defend Indigenous rights and the climate The fiery attacks on Mi’kmaq people by commercial fishers in Nova Scotia ...

BC NDP supporters dismayed by growing oil and gas subsidies

October 20, 2020 | 

Lifelong orange voters wrestle with party’s lack of ambition on climate Most BC NDP supporters are surprised to learn the Horgan government has increased oil and gas subsidies by ...

Why labour groups support lowering the voting age

By Theresa Mah, Vote 16 BC campaigner Already vulnerable workers deserve a voice, and a vote Workers under the age of 18 balance a lot — family time and ...

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