Category Archives: Elections

Patrick Condon to enter Vancouver mayoral race if Adriane Carr doesn’t

By Lisa Tanh Patrick Condon will enter the Vancouver mayoral race if Adriane Carr rules out a run because he wants to stamp out speculation. “I’d like to see Adrianne Carr run, and if she does, I’ll support her,” Condon

New grassroots party joins Vancouver municipal race

By Jennifer Wilson On Tuesday, ProVancouver will officially launch its campaign for the 2018 election with mayoral candidate – financial planner David Chen – at the helm. The party is branding itself, in its first press release, as a community

Will Kelowna West forgive BC Liberal candidate who traded seat with Christy Clark for cushy job in China?

By Nick Valka The bad taste left in Kelowna West voters’ mouths after Christy Clark’s “parachuting” into the riding seems to be a major factor influencing the electorate’s voting decision for the upcoming by-election. Residents of the Kelowna West electoral

BC Liberals urged to return dirty donations from fraudster

The BC Liberal party is being asked to return “dirty” donations once again. Following fraud charges against prominent BC Liberal donor Paul Oei, the Liberal Party are being asked to return all of his donations. IntegrityBC, a non-partisan and non-profit organization, discovered

Halfway between elections, Canadians unsure of new federal leaders

By David Boughton At the midpoint of the 2015 and 2019 elections, Canadians continue to approve of Justin Trudeau, while they’ve yet to form much of an opinion of the other two leaders. A recent Abacus Data poll shows the

Let’s Avoid Collective Amnesia at the Polls Next Week – The Innumerable Scandals of the BC Liberals

By Evan Sumner Let’s avoid collective amnesia at the polls next week and try to keep in mind the number of controversies our current government has managed to be embroiled in over the years. If you’re like me and specifics

Supporters publicly abandon Liberal Party as Trudeau reneges on electoral reform promise

By Amy Chen Social media is abuzz with Liberal Party supporters publicly abandoning their membership, some going as far as to tweet photos of themselves cutting up their party membership cards, after their leader and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau decided

Ads, #BarbaricCulturalPractices and Ford: Harper campaign hurt by self-inflicted wounds, poll finds

The Conservatives’ own ads, Stephen Harper’s appearance with Rob Ford and the pledge to introduce a “Barbaric Cultural Practices” tip line all did more to drive voters away than to attract them to the Tories, according to a new poll.

Canada electing Trudeau caused the whale-watching tragedy, US evangelist claims

God caused the sinking of the a whale-watching vessel killing five Britons and an Australian off the coast of Tofino, BC, because Canada elected Justin Trudeau as the nation’s new Prime Minister, a popular US evangelist claims. “It’s a sign

‘Barrick Gold’ Baird rules out Tory leadership run

John Baird, who resigned as Minister of Foreign Affairs to take a job as an advisor with a corporation that received subsidies for its mining operations from the Harper government during the time he was in the Cabinet, has ruled