• Energy issues face NDP leaders John Horgan, Jagmeet Singh

    Alberta and B.C. are at odds on pipeline, electricity needs As the cheers fade from the B.C. NDP convention over the weekend, Premier John Horgan has to get back to the pressing issue of oil pipeline and...

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  • ALBAS: Joint accountability could mean no accountability

      This past week the Prime Minister announced a cabinet shuffle. Although media often portray cabinet shuffles as a type of crisis level event, there many reasons why a shuffle occurs and in this case I believe...

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  • NDP’s John Horgan to be next premier of B.C.

    NDP Leader John Horgan will be B.C.’s next premier. Lt. Gov. Judith Guichon has asked Horgan to form the province’s government, ending 16 years of B.C. Liberal rule. The combined forces of the B.C. NDP and Greens...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • B.C. government defeated; lieutenant-governor to decide fate of legislature

    By: Kamloops This Week The B.C. Liberal government has fallen. The Liberals’ Throne Speech was voted down Thursday afternoon by the 41 NDP MLAs and three Green MLAs. The 43 Liberal MLAs voted against the motion for...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • NDP prepares for chance at governing

    NDP leader John Horgan was greeted as a victor Tuesday at his first caucus meeting since the May 9 election, with hugs and a standing ovation among the 41 members who have reached a support agreement with...

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  • Clark calls for U.S. coal export ban

    Premier Christy Clark has written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asking for a ban on “filthy” U.S. thermal coal shipments from federally regulated B.C. ports. Clark announced the move Wednesday, in response to 20 per cent preliminary...

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  • DYER: Burma’s (not) Mother Theresa

    “I’m just a politician,” said Burma’s leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, in a BBC interview earlier this month; “I’m no Mother Teresa.” Fair enough: she has a country to run, and an army to hold at bay....

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • B.C. Liberals’ war chest surpassed $13 million in 2016

    By: Kamloops This Week The B.C. Liberal Party collected $13,129,390 in donations in 2016, more than twice the total for the B.C. NDP, according to financial statements released Wednesday by Elections BC. The B.C. NDP collected $6,212,605,...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • NDP Leader Horgan outlines forest strategy during visit to Kamloops

    By: Cam Fortems (Kamloops This Week) With the governing B.C. Liberals rolling out pre-election announcements as the May 9 election nears, the NDP countered in Kamloops Monday by outlining a forest strategy to reverse job losses. NDP...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • DYER: Northern Ireland: a little violence, perhaps?

    Martin McGuinness, who began as a terrorist and ended up as Deputy First Minister in Northern Ireland’s power-sharing government, died peacefully in hospital on Monday aged 66. His career spanned almost five decades in the history of...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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