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BC Liberal leader went to bat for big tobacco, big pollution, and big corruption against British Columbians

Andrew Wilkinson Shrug

BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson is campaigning hard to become the Premier of British Columbia, but his resume shows that he went to bat for big tobacco, big pollution and big corruption against the very people hopes to lead. Big

China attempting to manipulate BC election amid elections chief’s warnings on foreign interference

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The news that China is attempting to interfere in BC elections to get the BC Liberals elected may come as a shock to many British Columbians, but the provinces chief electoral officer had warned months ago that coordinated foreign interference

China’s 50 cent army lends BC Liberals a helping hand

The shadowy army of social media users notorious for sharing propaganda praising the Communist Party of China and attacking Beijing’s opponents appears to be giving the BC Liberals a boost. ThinkPol analyzed the spread of tweets on BC election-related topics

“On reflection, those comments were inappropriate, and it was right for Jane to apologize.” – Wilkinson

BC Liberal Andrew Wilkinson said “it was right” for his party candidate Jane Thornthwaite to apologize over sexualized disparaging remarks Thornthwaite made about NDP candidate Bowinn Ma “on reflection”. “Bowinn is you know very pretty ady and uh she knows

BC Liberals caught making sexist and disparaging remarks about opponent

BC Liberals are coming under fire after a leaked video shows party candidates, including leader Andrew Wilkinson, laughing as another candidate makes sexist and disparaging comments about NDP candidate Bowinn Ma. “Bowinn is you know very pretty ady and uh

BC Liberal candidate George Affleck voted against affordable housing, empty homes tax, Airbnb regulations and prioritizing presales for locals

George Affleck, the BC Liberal candidate for Vancouver-Fairview, voted against affordable housing, empty homes tax, Airbnb regulations, and prioritizing presales for local residents, the former Vancouver city councillor’s voting record shows. Affleck, who served as city councillor from 2011 to

“Kicking against pricks”: China rebukes Canada for suspending extradition treaty with Hong Kong

China described Ottawa’s decision to suspend the extradition treaty with Hong Kong as “kicking against pricks” and threatened to take more action against Canada for interfering in “China’s internal affairs”. “Hong Kong is China’s special administrative region. Hong Kong affairs

3 in 4 British Columbians support banning foreign real estate buyers

More than three-in-four British Columbians are in favour of banning most foreign nationals from purchasing real estate in Canada, a new Research Co. poll has found. 78% of British Columbians support having legislation similar to the one currently in place

Group looking to sue Canadian media insists federal minister shares their concerns

A campaign raising money to sue a Canadian media promoted on a federal minister’s social media account is insisting that the minister shares their concerns. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced tough questions last week about why Digital Government Minister Joyce

“Question the motivation of anyone who wants you to believe prices will go up” – CMHC boss slams realtors

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation boss doesn’t mince his words when it comes to hitting back at realtors who’ve been critical of the national housing agency’s dire real estate market forecast. “Some vocal real estate advisors have labelled us “panic-inducing