Category Archives: Elections

Over a dozen new mayors elected across British Columbia in municipal elections

By Staff Writer Metro Vancouver Saturday evening’s municipal election was nail-bitingly close with former Burnaby NDP MP Kennedy Stewart just taking the lead to become Vancouver’s next mayor. Vancouver’s current mayor of ten years, Gregor Robertson, announced early on that

Ontario election: Progressive Conservatives take majority government

By Marina Wang Within 15 minutes of the polls closing, Doug Ford, leader of the Progressive Conservatives, was projected to be the next premier of Ontario. Six minutes later, the Progressive Conservatives were declared a majority government. The Progressive Conservatives,

On the Fringes: Surrey’s Affordability Defence Strategy

By Drew Penner The general wisdom on a place like Surrey is that it has escaped the worst ravages of Airbnb ascendancy, maintaining its identity as a place Canadians new and old can go to make serious strides towards financial

Ontario election: Ford scrutinized for lack of campaign platform, Horwarth under pressure to go for a win

By Marina Wang Leaders of the Ontario Liberals, Progressive Conservatives and New Democrats squared off in the final election debate on Sunday evening. Liberal leader Kathleen Wynne and New Democrat leader Andrea Horwath repeatedly prodded at Progressive Conservative leader Doug

Ontario election: New poll finds Progressive Conservatives and New Democrats neck-to-neck, with liberals trailing behind

By Marina Wang With the Ontario provincial election less than two weeks away, a new poll has found that the New Democrats and Progressive Conservatives are running neck-and-neck, according to popular vote.

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