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BC Election 2013 News

Kelowna-Lake Country showdown

Kelowna-Lake Country showdown

Apr 23, 2013 / 4:06 pm

Kelowna-Lake Country candidates looking for votes in the upcoming provincial election get their first chance at a face-to-face showdown Wednesday night in Lake...

Christy Clark swings through Okanagan

Christy Clark swings through Okanagan

Apr 23, 2013 / 11:27 am

BC Liberal leader Christy Clark makes a campaign swing through the Shuswap/Okanagan Wednesday. Clark is scheduled to make campaign stops in Sicamous, Vernon...

Earth Day forms backdrop to election

Apr 22, 2013 / 7:21 pm

British Columbia's political leaders made Earth Day the backdrop to their campaigning Monday, using environmentally-themed events that said as much about...

NDP's town hall meeting in Vernon

NDP's town hall meeting in Vernon

Apr 21, 2013 / 10:32 pm

BC NDP leader, Adrian Dix, was at the Schubert Centre in Vernon on Sunday night for a town hall campaign event. Dix addressed a crowd of more than 150...

Youngster aims to spark voter interest

Apr 21, 2013 / 7:20 am

While many 12-year-olds may be watching YouTube, texting friends or reading celebrity gossip magazines, British Columbia pre-teen Jennifer Johnson spends her...

NDP letters a 'low-down shakedown'

Apr 20, 2013 / 6:18 pm

The BC Liberals demanded the NDP fire its provincial secretary over letters the Liberals say amount to a "shakedown" of Liberal party supporters. But...

Greens fight salmon decline

Greens fight salmon decline

Apr 20, 2013 / 11:04 am

The Green Party of BC is celebrating Earth Day 2013 by releasing its new fish farm policy aimed at reversing the decline in wild salmon populations....

Clark touts liquified natural gas

Clark touts liquified natural gas

Apr 20, 2013 / 9:50 am

Premier Christy Clark was in Northern BC this week to talk about her plans for a liquefied natural gas industry. During a tour of the new Port Edward Community...

NDP vows to fight child poverty

NDP vows to fight child poverty

Apr 20, 2013 / 9:09 am

BC NDP leader Adrian Dix proposed changes on Friday that he says will reduce child poverty and inequality. New Democrats will make a $210 million investment...

BC First candidate runs in Penticton

BC First candidate runs in Penticton

Apr 19, 2013 / 11:45 am

Years ago, Doug Maxwell decided to get involved in politics at some point. Now that he is retired, the business man who owned an auto repair shop in Penticton...

Tories announce nine new candidates

Tories announce nine new candidates

Apr 18, 2013 / 8:14 pm

The BC Conservatives announced nine new candidates who will be running in the current provincial election. "The quality of our candidates is...

Penticton Conservatives represented

Penticton Conservatives represented

Apr 18, 2013 / 2:02 pm

A Kelowna realtor announced this week that he will represent the Conservative party in the Penticton riding in the upcoming election. Sean Upshaw said he made...

Northern BC on Tory agenda

Northern BC on Tory agenda

Apr 18, 2013 / 1:23 pm

The BC Conservatives announced Thursday their plan to create a three-year, $50 million grant program to support recreation, arts and culture in Northern British...

BC Liberals aim to promote agriculture

BC Liberals aim to promote agriculture

Apr 18, 2013 / 1:05 pm

Norm Letnick, BC Liberal candidate for Kelowna-Lake County, says the party’s election platform includes a number of policies designed to boost and promote...

Dix to spend on education and child care

Dix to spend on education and child care

Apr 18, 2013 / 12:18 pm

BC NDP leader Adrian Dix plans to invest $100 million to improve classroom learning conditions. “Twelve years of Liberal cuts and confrontation have left...

Van Ryswyk: In it to win

Van Ryswyk: In it to win

Apr 18, 2013 / 8:00 am

Dayleen Van Ryswyk isn't going anywhere. The embattled former NDP candidate in the Kelowna-Mission riding is running as an independent. Van Ryswyk was...

Van Ryswyk's replacement nominated

Van Ryswyk's replacement nominated

Apr 17, 2013 / 7:22 pm

BC's New Democrats have nominated Tish Lakes as their candidate in Kelowna-Mission. "Tish is a long-time New Democrat who has stepped up to the...

Sign, sign everywhere a sign

Sign, sign everywhere a sign

Apr 17, 2013 / 9:27 am

Scott Anderson, British Columbia Conservative Party candidate for Vernon-Monashee, has put a challenge out to other candidates to minimize sign pollution. ...

Dan Ashton opens campaign office

Dan Ashton opens campaign office

Apr 17, 2013 / 5:00 am

Residents, business people and city officials partied in the park for the official opening of Dan Ashton’s campaign office in Penticton on Tuesday....

Orange wave starts campaign in Vernon

Orange wave starts campaign in Vernon

Apr 16, 2013 / 12:03 pm

NDP candidate for Vernon-Monashee, Mark Olsen, kicked off his election campaign this morning amidst a crowd of enthusiastic supporters. The group gathered with...

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