BC Election 2017 News

Liberals retain minority

May 24, 2017 / 4:49 pm

The final count for the provincial election is in – and nothing has changed. Elections BC reports that after absentee ballots were counted and recounts...

Liberals hit 44... for now

May 23, 2017 / 12:22 pm

The BC Liberals have gained a slight advantage in the closest race in this year's provincial election. As tens of thousands of absentee ballots continue to...

Clark: leader talks 'friendly'

May 16, 2017 / 5:20 pm

British Columbia's premier says she's spoken with leaders of the province's other political parties about how to move forward following last...

Green horse-trading begins

May 16, 2017 / 2:48 pm

While British Columbia's Liberals and New Democrats are gridlocked as they await the final ballot count from last week's tight election, the Green party...

Recounts in two ridings

May 13, 2017 / 4:16 pm

Elections BC says it has rejected four of the six requests for recounts in ridings where the outcome in this week's election was determined by fewer than...

NDP seeks 3 recounts

May 12, 2017 / 1:14 pm

B.C.'s two major political parties are still battling to win the election days after the polls closed, with the NDP requesting recounts in three close...

Election turnout 60%

May 11, 2017 / 3:54 pm

Elections BC says preliminary data from Tuesday's provincial election suggests registered voter turnout was about 60 per cent. It marks a slight increase...

Absentees to decide vote

May 11, 2017 / 2:30 pm

For the first time in British Columbia's modern history, a provincial election will be decided by the tens of thousands of absentee ballots that are usually...

He made health an issue

May 11, 2017 / 5:00 am

Boundary-Similkameen's Independent candidate Dr. Peter Entwistle kept an eye on the results of the election through sideways glances while working at the...

4 cabinet ministers get boot

May 10, 2017 / 8:30 pm

If Christy Clark is able to form another government, she'll have to do so minus four key cabinet ministers who went down to defeat Tuesday night. Peter...

Pondering common issues

May 10, 2017 / 6:20 pm

The election of a minority government in British Columbia already has political parties pondering common ground between them as everybody awaits the final...

It's not easy being Green

May 10, 2017 / 1:23 pm

It's not easy being Green on British Columbia's political scene — especially for a party facing a difficult choice in who it might back in a...

2 weeks of uncertainty

May 10, 2017 / 1:17 pm

British Columbia faces a two-week period of uncertainty until the final results are in from its tight election race and it will become clearer whether the...

Foster: uncharted waters

May 10, 2017 / 11:26 am

Incoming Vernon-Monashee MLA Eric Foster says the province is in uncharted waters following Tuesday night's election results. B.C. has its first minority...

Clark will 'work together'

May 10, 2017 / 6:36 am

Christy Clark says the results of Tuesday's British Columbia election that produced a minority government for the first time in 65 years is "the...

Horgan: a vote for change

May 10, 2017 / 6:29 am

At the end of a 28-day campaign where John Horgan campaigned for change, the leader of British Columbia's New Democrats was ready to claim victory on...

Greens hold power balance

May 10, 2017 / 6:23 am

British Columbia has its first minority government in 65 years as the Liberals squeaked out a razor-thin victory over the NDP on Tuesday, with the Green party...

Minority to Liberals

May 10, 2017 / 1:19 am

UPDATE: 1:15 a.m. British Columbia has its first minority government in 65 years as the Liberals squeaked out a razor-thin victory over the NDP on Tuesday, with...

Horgan wins his seat

May 10, 2017 / 1:05 am

UPDATE: 1 a.m. By Melissa Shaw With election results reading Liberals at 43 seats and the NDP sitting at 41, with the Greens at 3, Christy Clark addressed...

Clark intends to lead

May 10, 2017 / 1:05 am

UPDATE: 1:05 a.m. It took Christy Clark until just after midnight to address the BC Liberal Party faithful at her party's headquarters in Vancouver Tuesday,...