BC Election 2013 News

Penticton candidates tackle issues

May 1, 2013 / 9:03 am

The four candidates in the Penticton riding tackled issues ranging from healthcare to homelessness and GMOs at a heated forum Tuesday night. A big crowd filled...

Clark, Dix continue their election road trip

May 1, 2013 / 7:55 am

Premier Christy Clark and New Democratic Party Leader Adrian Dix continue their election campaign road trips today with stops in the Cariboo and Interior....

All-candidates for Vernon-Monashee

Apr 30, 2013 / 4:47 pm

Provincial election candidates gathered at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre on Monday evening to duke it out over who is the fairest of all in the...

Local pundit pounces on party leaders

Apr 30, 2013 / 11:17 am

BC Liberal leader Christy Clark missed an opportunity to lift her party's sagging fortunes during Monday's televised leaders debate. That according to...

TV debate: Cummins, Sterk, Dix, Clark

Apr 30, 2013 / 6:47 am

BC Premier Christy Clark was attacked for everything from her government's decision to bring in the hated HST to her early morning decision to run a red...

Candidates will debate live on Castanet

Apr 29, 2013 / 12:46 pm

Castanet has invited the candidates in all three Kelowna area ridings (Kelowna-Lake Country, Kelowna-Mission and Westside-Kelowna) to participate in an...

Independent candidate bullied

Apr 29, 2013 / 8:43 am

What's an election without a little bull. Last week the BC Conservative party fired Mischa Popoff from the Boundary-Similkameen riding for comments he...

TV debate could be a defining moment

Apr 28, 2013 / 7:10 pm

Former British Columbia Premier Ujjal Dosanjh says there was no knock out punch in 2001 when he squared off against former Liberal premier Gordon Campbell for...

BC Conservatives fire third candidate

Apr 28, 2013 / 2:48 pm

The B.C. Conservatives have fired their third candidate in a week. Leader John Cummins says in a written statement that he has dumped Vancouver-West End...

Kelowna signs tasteful, compliant

Apr 27, 2013 / 6:00 am

For most of us, election time means a myriad of signs - big signs, little signs, intrusive signs - a clutter of signs. This year, the one man in Kelowna who...

Debt and economy dominate election

Apr 26, 2013 / 6:36 pm

VANCOUVER - Money and oil. Among the shades of grey that separate the two main political parties vying to form government in British Columbia with so little...

Residents concerned about political signs

Apr 26, 2013 / 4:35 pm

With the BC election set to take place in the near future, political signs are appearing throughout Penticton and surrounding areas. After receiving several...

AM1150 news anchor unplugged

Apr 26, 2013 / 11:08 am

Four candidates and a news anchor. It's not a movie sequel, but instead the tally of those who have been asked to step aside from their posts just 10 days...

Popoff fired by BC Conservatives

Apr 25, 2013 / 11:05 pm

UPDATE - April 26: Mischa Popoff said early Friday morning that he still had not received any formal notice from the leadership for the BC Conservatives that he...

NDP accused of nixing new hospital

Apr 25, 2013 / 3:55 pm

The BC NDP are being accused of scuttling plans to redevelop Penticton Regional Hospital. Penticton Liberal candidate Dan Ashton made the assertion Thursday...

NDP platform Kardashian spending

Apr 24, 2013 / 7:36 pm

British Columbians can expect three consecutive deficit budgets if Adrian Dix's New Democrats are elected May 14 and there are no guarantees the province...

BC Conservative candidate punted

Apr 24, 2013 / 3:29 pm

Another candidate in the upcoming May 14 provincial election has been punted by his party for comments made on social media. Ian Tootill, BC Conservative...

Candidates speak out against bus plan

Apr 24, 2013 / 12:26 pm

Two BC Conservative candidates in the South Okanagan have come out against a plan to provide a bus service to Kelowna International Airport at the expense of...

Dix: BC Place for sale?

Apr 24, 2013 / 10:50 am

Adrian Dix says if his party forms government, the NDP will examine whether to sell BC Place. Dix says his government would review the books of the BC Pavilion...

Political wheels in motion

Apr 24, 2013 / 5:00 am