BC Election 2017

Surrey-Cloverdale MLA Marvin Hunt. (Contributed)

Surrey-Cloverdale MLA Marvin Hunt spent 15 times as much as opponents in 2017 election

Marvin Hunt’s campaign reports $84K spent, NDP candidate Rebecca Smith’s campaign spent under $5K

 

NDP leader John Horgan, BC Liberal leader Christy Clark and B.C. Green leader Andrew Weaver prepare for their first debate in the 2017 election campaign. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

Millions raised, spent in B.C.’s last ‘big money’ election

NDP government to ban corporate, union donations

 

Vancouver-Fairview MLA George Heyman takes cabinet oath as Minister of Environment and Climate Change, delivered by Lt. Gov. Judith Guichon at Government House, Victoria, July 18, 2017. (Don Craig/B.C. government)

B.C. unions, protesters move up

John Horgan government pleases labour, environmentalists

 

B.C. Green leader Andrew Weaver and NDP leader John Horgan (Black Press)

NDP creates new department to work with Greens

John Horgan, Christy Clark pick senior staff for new roles

B.C. Green leader Andrew Weaver and NDP leader John Horgan (Black Press)
A Greenpeace employee climbs a flagpole in front of the B.C. legislature the morning after a deal is reached between the NDP and B.C. Green Party to form a minority government. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

The conquest of rural B.C.

Urban environmentalists have occupied the NDP

A Greenpeace employee climbs a flagpole in front of the B.C. legislature the morning after a deal is reached between the NDP and B.C. Green Party to form a minority government. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
NDP leader John Horgan is surrounded by 40 elected members at they took their oaths of office as MLAs June 7. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

UPDATE: John Horgan to unveil NDP cabinet July 18

Transition happening as quickly as possible, MLA Carole James says

NDP leader John Horgan is surrounded by 40 elected members at they took their oaths of office as MLAs June 7. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Premier-designate John Horgan and Vancouver councillor Geoff Meggs at swearing-in ceremony for NDP MLAs in May. (Stepan Vdovine/Facebook)

John Horgan names his first senior staff picks

Geoff Meggs quits Vancouver council to be chief of staff

Premier-designate John Horgan and Vancouver councillor Geoff Meggs at swearing-in ceremony for NDP MLAs in May. (Stepan Vdovine/Facebook)
John Horgan is flanked by two prominent MLAs at swearing-in ceremony in May. Selina Robinson (left) is a likely pick for the new minister for mental health and addictions, and former B.C. Teachers’ Federation president Jinny Sims (right) is a contender for education minister. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

Heat on John Horgan to deliver on his promises

ANALYSIS: Bridge tolls, ferries among low-hanging fruit

John Horgan is flanked by two prominent MLAs at swearing-in ceremony in May. Selina Robinson (left) is a likely pick for the new minister for mental health and addictions, and former B.C. Teachers’ Federation president Jinny Sims (right) is a contender for education minister. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
NDP leader John Horgan emerges from Government House as the sun sets June 29, moments after being named premier designate by Lt. Gov. Judith Guichon. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C.’s big money battle isn’t over yet

John Horgan, Christy Clark posture on poltical donations

NDP leader John Horgan emerges from Government House as the sun sets June 29, moments after being named premier designate by Lt. Gov. Judith Guichon. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Premier-designate John Horgan greets cheering supporters outside Government House in Victoria Thursday evening, after being offered a chance to lead an NDP-Green government. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

John Horgan set to become B.C. premier

NDP-Green alliance gets its chance to govern province

Premier-designate John Horgan greets cheering supporters outside Government House in Victoria Thursday evening, after being offered a chance to lead an NDP-Green government. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Premier Christy Clark meets with Lt. Gov. Judith Guichon April 11 to ask for election writs to be issued for the May 9 vote that produced a minority parliament for B.C. (B.C. government)

VIDEO: Premier Christy Clark faces confidence vote today

Lt. Governor must decide if John Horgan becomes premier

Premier Christy Clark meets with Lt. Gov. Judith Guichon April 11 to ask for election writs to be issued for the May 9 vote that produced a minority parliament for B.C. (B.C. government)
Surplus enough for new B.C. Liberal promises, de Jong says

Surplus enough for new B.C. Liberal promises, de Jong says

Financial update released early before government falls

Surplus enough for new B.C. Liberal promises, de Jong says
Premier Christy Clark greets Lt. Gov. Judith Guichon for presentation of the government’s throne speech, June 22. (B.C. government)

‘This isn’t a working legislature,’ Premier Clark says

Won’t advise an election call, but ‘won’t lie’ either

Premier Christy Clark greets Lt. Gov. Judith Guichon for presentation of the government’s throne speech, June 22. (B.C. government)
Speaker Steve Thomson has tricky procedural questions to consider during his first, and possibly only, week on the job. (Hansard TV)

UPDATE: B.C. Liberals question NDP’s ability to to govern

NDP’s Mike Farnworth calls Mike de Jong’s request ‘insulting’

Speaker Steve Thomson has tricky procedural questions to consider during his first, and possibly only, week on the job. (Hansard TV)
B.C. Liberal Finance Minister and house leader Mike de Jong speaks to reports at his legislature office Monday. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

UPDATE: B.C. Liberals expect to lose power Thursday

Greens, NDP reject debate on banning corporate donations

B.C. Liberal Finance Minister and house leader Mike de Jong speaks to reports at his legislature office Monday. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark speaks to the media in the rose garden following following the throne speech June 22. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

All parties throwing your billions around

Christy Clark promises to match NDP, Greens spending spree

B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark speaks to the media in the rose garden following following the throne speech June 22. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Premier Christy Clark greets Lt. Governor Judith Guichon before presentation of the government’s pre-election throne speech. Today’s speech adds many more promises taken from NDP and Green platforms. (B.C. GOVERNMENT)

VIDEO: Throne speech piles on PST cut, other promises

NDP, Greens still preparing to defeat B.C. Liberals

Premier Christy Clark greets Lt. Governor Judith Guichon before presentation of the government’s pre-election throne speech. Today’s speech adds many more promises taken from NDP and Green platforms. (B.C. GOVERNMENT)
VIDEO: B.C. Liberals elect speaker to begin historic session

VIDEO: B.C. Liberals elect speaker to begin historic session

Speaker to resign if government defeated by NDP and B.C. Greens

VIDEO: B.C. Liberals elect speaker to begin historic session
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

Christy Clark at women’s luncheon in Vancouver June 21. (Twitter - @Kimmy_Haak)
Clearing work on the Site C dam project near Fort St. John, 2016. Work has gone on for two years, with $1.7 billion spent and more than 2,000 people working. (BC HYDRO)

UPDATE: Weaver’s claims of Site C road damage denied

BC Hydro says sweatlodge, burial ground accommodated

Clearing work on the Site C dam project near Fort St. John, 2016. Work has gone on for two years, with $1.7 billion spent and more than 2,000 people working. (BC HYDRO)