BC Votes 2017

Provincial elections could undergo a dramatic change if a referendum on proportional representation passes next fall.(Black Press files)

Millennials’ voter turnout in 2017 B.C. election up 7%

The 2017 election cost $4.6 million more than the prior one

 

Christy Clark at women’s luncheon in Vancouver June 21. (Twitter - @Kimmy_Haak)

Clark pledges $1-billion in childcare spending

Christy Clark continued rebranding the BC Liberals this week, ahead of the Speech from the Throne

 

Site preparation work is underway at Woodfibre, a former pulp mill near Squamish that investors want to use to export liquefied natural gas to Asia. (Woodfibre LNG)

Woodfibre LNG gets 40-year export licence

Squamish project highlights BC Greens’ opposition

 

Arnold Lim photo                                Premier Christy Clark and Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon wave from the front steps of the B.C. legislature in Victoria before the presentation of the last Speech from the Throne, Feb. 14, 2017.

Plot thickens at Victoria castle

Fall of Christy Clark’s government a bit like Downton Abbey

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Arnold Lim photo                                Premier Christy Clark and Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon wave from the front steps of the B.C. legislature in Victoria before the presentation of the last Speech from the Throne, Feb. 14, 2017.
Christy Clark to stay on as B.C. premier

Christy Clark to stay on as B.C. premier

Clark addressed her supporters in Vancouver

Christy Clark to stay on as B.C. premier
VIDEO: BC NDP and Green Party intend to form minority government

VIDEO: BC NDP and Green Party intend to form minority government

The leaders of the BC Greens and the BC NDP agree to work together

VIDEO: BC NDP and Green Party intend to form minority government
Christy Clark speaks at wood pellet shipping facility in North Vancouver during the election campaign. North Vancouver-Lonsdale was one one of the seats the B.C. Liberals lost on May 9. (Black Press)

Yes, Christy Clark won the election

Even without Greens’ support, B.C. Liberals will attempt to govern

Christy Clark speaks at wood pellet shipping facility in North Vancouver during the election campaign. North Vancouver-Lonsdale was one one of the seats the B.C. Liberals lost on May 9. (Black Press)
NDP leader John Horgan is peppered with demands by tent camp promoter Ivan Drury during visit to Maple Ridge May 4. (MICHAEL HALL/BLACK PRESS)

Standing up to staged tent squatters

Communities fight back against ‘travelling circus’ for media

NDP leader John Horgan is peppered with demands by tent camp promoter Ivan Drury during visit to Maple Ridge May 4. (MICHAEL HALL/BLACK PRESS)
B.C. NDP leader John Horgan, B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark and B.C. Greens leader Andrew Weaver (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

Parties jockey for position in B.C. minority

NDP’s John Horgan says he and Christy Clark have nothing to talk about

B.C. NDP leader John Horgan, B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark and B.C. Greens leader Andrew Weaver (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
UPDATE: Elections BC accepts two of six requests for recount

UPDATE: Elections BC accepts two of six requests for recount

All eyes are on the final count in 10 days, when 176,000 absentee ballots will be tallied

UPDATE: Elections BC accepts two of six requests for recount
(Black Press)

UPDATE: Voter turnout hits 61.5 per cent in 2017 B.C. election

Over half of B.C. voters went to the polls on May 9

(Black Press)
BC Greens gain seats in 2017 provincial election

BC Greens gain seats in 2017 provincial election

Live election night coverage following Andrew Weaver, leader of the BC Green Party

BC Greens gain seats in 2017 provincial election
VIDEO: Vancouver Island, Surrey results could decide election

VIDEO: Vancouver Island, Surrey results could decide election

Hamish Telford says Surrey could play big role in who forms government

VIDEO: Vancouver Island, Surrey results could decide election
Green Party leader Andrew Weaver walks to Gordon Head Middle School to vote. (Arnold Lim/Black Press) VICTORIA, B.C. May 8, 2017.

ELECTION 2017: Could B.C. get a third official party?

B.C. Greens could see benefits by reaching four elected MLA’s in the Legislative Assembly.

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver walks to Gordon Head Middle School to vote. (Arnold Lim/Black Press) VICTORIA, B.C. May 8, 2017.
B.C. will elect a new government on May 9.                                B.C. will elect a new government on May 9. (Black Press)

ELECTION 2017: All you need to know on May 9

How to vote and where to catch up on the issues you missed in the B.C. election run-up

B.C. will elect a new government on May 9.                                B.C. will elect a new government on May 9. (Black Press)
Jason Alexander dropped in on Delta South BC LIberals candidate Ian Paton on Monday. (Ian Paton/Twitter)

Jason Alexander injects pizzazz into B.C. election

Former Seinfeld star swung by Delta candidate’s sign

Jason Alexander dropped in on Delta South BC LIberals candidate Ian Paton on Monday. (Ian Paton/Twitter)
The mayors’ council wants a B.C. government that will tackle Metro Vancouver’s transportation. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

ELECTION 2017: Parties promise to tackle Metro Vancouver transit woes

All three B.C. provincial parties have pledged to fund the region’s transit

The mayors’ council wants a B.C. government that will tackle Metro Vancouver’s transportation. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
Advanced polling underway Wednesday to Saturday

Advanced polling underway Wednesday to Saturday

More than 230,000 British Columbians have already voted

Advanced polling underway Wednesday to Saturday