BC Votes 2017

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
Clark faces off in her only Okanagan debate

Clark faces off in her only Okanagan debate

Kelowna-West candidates met for an on-air B.C. election forum Wednesday morning

  • May 3, 2017
Clark faces off in her only Okanagan debate
Clark’s campaign rolls into South Okanagan

Clark’s campaign rolls into South Okanagan

Starting in Kamloops, the very large blue bus whisked Christy Clark to Merritt, Princeton, Osoyoos, Oliver, Penticton and finally Kelowna.

Clark’s campaign rolls into South Okanagan
ELECTION 2017: Who wants to raise your taxes?

ELECTION 2017: Who wants to raise your taxes?

Parties make pledges on carbon tax, personal income tax and more.

ELECTION 2017: Who wants to raise your taxes?
Deltaport coal shipping facilities at Tsawwassen, where U.S. thermal coal is shipped to Asia as well as metallurgical coal from B.C. mines. (Port Metro Vancouver)

Christy Clark vows heavy levy on U.S., Alberta, Saskatchewan coal

$70 carbon levy would make thermal coal exports non-viable

Deltaport coal shipping facilities at Tsawwassen, where U.S. thermal coal is shipped to Asia as well as metallurgical coal from B.C. mines. (Port Metro Vancouver)
NDP leader John Horgan operates a lift at an announcement in Maple Ridge to promote trades training. (B.C. NDP)

ELECTION 2017: Trash talk doesn’t help lumber trade

Christy Clark, John Horgan trade nonsense allegations on softwood battle

NDP leader John Horgan operates a lift at an announcement in Maple Ridge to promote trades training. (B.C. NDP)
Premier Christy Clark presents the B..C Liberal election platform at at Mobify, a Vancouver online marketing company, April 10.                                Photo courtesy of B.C. Liberal Party

Christy Clark to visit Southern Interior

Premier Christy Clark will be in the South Okanagan today

  • May 2, 2017
Premier Christy Clark presents the B..C Liberal election platform at at Mobify, a Vancouver online marketing company, April 10.                                Photo courtesy of B.C. Liberal Party
Independent candidate Brian Thiesen responds to a question during the Kelowna-West all-candidates meeting in Westbank Monday night. Independent candidate Brian Thiesen responds to a question during the Kelowna-West all-candidates meeting in Westbank Monday night.

Clark’s absence the “elephant in the room”

Premier Christy Clark’s no-show at all-candidates meeting in West Kelowna is noticed

Independent candidate Brian Thiesen responds to a question during the Kelowna-West all-candidates meeting in Westbank Monday night. Independent candidate Brian Thiesen responds to a question during the Kelowna-West all-candidates meeting in Westbank Monday night.
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, tried a cider at the Scenic Road Cider Company in Kelowna Monday after speaking with co-owner Marina Johal (left).—Image credit: Alistair Waters

B.C. Green leader blasts Liberal handling of agriculture

Andrew Weaver was in Kelowna Monday and said not enough is being done to attract young farmers.

B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, tried a cider at the Scenic Road Cider Company in Kelowna Monday after speaking with co-owner Marina Johal (left).—Image credit: Alistair Waters
Central Okanagan residents take advantage of advance polling options

Central Okanagan residents take advantage of advance polling options

Voters turned out in force for the first day of voting

Central Okanagan residents take advantage of advance polling options
Green Party leader Andrew Weaver and Kelowna-Lake Country candidate Alison Shaw at a rally held by the Green Party in Kelowna Sunday afternoon April, 30, 2017. Image: Kevin Parnell/Capital News

Green’s Weaver rolls into Kelowna

Riding what the Green Party says is major momentum, leader Andrew Weaver arrives in Okanagan

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver and Kelowna-Lake Country candidate Alison Shaw at a rally held by the Green Party in Kelowna Sunday afternoon April, 30, 2017. Image: Kevin Parnell/Capital News
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, right, arrives in Parksville to the waves of supporters, along with Parksville-Qualicum candidate for the party, Glenn Sollitt, left, on Saturday, April 29. Weaver, starting his last provincial tour this election, met with about 50 supporters. - Image: Adam Kveton                                B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, right, arrives in Parksville to the waves of supporters, along with Parksville-Qualicum candidate for the party, Glenn Sollitt, left, on Saturday, April 29. Weaver, starting his last provincial tour this election, met with about 50 supporters. - Image: Adam Kveton

Greens rally in Kelowna

Party leader Andrew Weaver plus regional candidate to speak Sunday as part of Green Party tour

B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, right, arrives in Parksville to the waves of supporters, along with Parksville-Qualicum candidate for the party, Glenn Sollitt, left, on Saturday, April 29. Weaver, starting his last provincial tour this election, met with about 50 supporters. - Image: Adam Kveton                                B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, right, arrives in Parksville to the waves of supporters, along with Parksville-Qualicum candidate for the party, Glenn Sollitt, left, on Saturday, April 29. Weaver, starting his last provincial tour this election, met with about 50 supporters. - Image: Adam Kveton
ELECTION 2017: Medical premiums and promises

ELECTION 2017: Medical premiums and promises

MSP is not only a tax, it’s a payroll tax for nearly half of those subject to it

ELECTION 2017: Medical premiums and promises
Kelowna-Lake Country provincial election candidates (from left) Liberal Norm Letnick, Green Alison Shaw and NDP Erik Olesen. Image Credit: Barry Gerding/Black Press

Vision of B.C.’s future offered

Election candidates for Kelowna-Lake Country exchange ideas at public forum

Kelowna-Lake Country provincial election candidates (from left) Liberal Norm Letnick, Green Alison Shaw and NDP Erik Olesen. Image Credit: Barry Gerding/Black Press
The B.C. provincial election is May 9.

Advance voting in B.C. election opens tomorrow

There will be eight days of advance voting prior general election day on May 9.

The B.C. provincial election is May 9.
Letter

Letter: Why vote? Simple if you do the math

Please vote the way you want, but do vote, 21 per cent is a disgrace in a democracy

  • Apr 28, 2017
Letter
Liberals a no-show at community forum

Liberals a no-show at community forum

NDP, Green, Conservative and Independant candidates spoke at the CATCH community forum Thursday night

Liberals a no-show at community forum
The last time Christy Clark made a public appearance in the Kelowna area was March 30 to announce more money for the fight against invassive mussels.—Image credit: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Clark expected to make first election appearance in Kelowna-West next week

B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark is expected to particpate in an all-candidates’ meeting.

The last time Christy Clark made a public appearance in the Kelowna area was March 30 to announce more money for the fight against invassive mussels.—Image credit: Alistair Waters/Capital News
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver

B.C. Green leader in Kelowna this weekend

Andrew Weaver will speak at a B.C. Green Party rally Sunday

B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver
ELECTION 2017: Parties try to get a grip on B.C.’s overdose deaths

ELECTION 2017: Parties try to get a grip on B.C.’s overdose deaths

The Greens pledge big funding, B.C. NDP wants a new ministry and B.C. Liberals commit to more beds

ELECTION 2017: Parties try to get a grip on B.C.’s overdose deaths