BC Votes 2017

Advance voting numbers far exceed early voting numbers from previous elections.                                Black Press file photo

Advance voting numbers up

Voters in Penticton and Boundary-Similkameen take advantage of advance voting

Advance voting numbers far exceed early voting numbers from previous elections.                                Black Press file photo
Liberals expected to win again; Greens to capture three seats: poll

Liberals expected to win again; Greens to capture three seats: poll

Pollster anticipates another Christy Clark victory, with gains for Andrew Weaver on Vancouver Island

  • May 8, 2017
Liberals expected to win again; Greens to capture three seats: poll
ELECTION 2017: Parties square off on LNG

ELECTION 2017: Parties square off on LNG

B.C. Liberals ‘absolutely determined,’ B.C. NDP say it’s situation to situation and B.C. Greens oppose

ELECTION 2017: Parties square off on LNG
Horgan visits Okanagan communities

Horgan visits Okanagan communities

NDP leader spends Saturday at campaign stops throughout valley

Horgan visits Okanagan communities
Christy Clark arrives in Cache Creek

Christy Clark arrives in Cache Creek

Clark changed her campaign route Saturday, to visit Cache Creek.

Christy Clark arrives in Cache Creek
Candidates make promises on affordable housing

Candidates make promises on affordable housing

Penticton riding candidates give their thoughts on the housing crunch

Candidates make promises on affordable housing
ELECTION 2017: Oil pipeline politics

ELECTION 2017: Oil pipeline politics

Former NDP leader Adrian Dix’s opposition to the project was a turning point in the 2013 election

ELECTION 2017: Oil pipeline politics
NDP leader John Horgan joins Fraser-Nicola candidate Harry Lali (left) at the site of the shut-down Tolko sawmill in Merritt. (B.C. NDP)

U.S. lumber retaliation ‘irresponsible,’ NDP leader John Horgan says

Christy Clark threatens carbon levy on U.S. thermal coal exports

NDP leader John Horgan joins Fraser-Nicola candidate Harry Lali (left) at the site of the shut-down Tolko sawmill in Merritt. (B.C. NDP)
Advanced polling underway Wednesday to Saturday

Advanced polling underway Wednesday to Saturday

More than 230,000 British Columbians have already voted

Advanced polling underway Wednesday to Saturday
Clark faces off in her only Okanagan debate

Clark faces off in her only Okanagan debate

Kelowna-West candidates met for an on-air B.C. election forum Wednesday morning

  • May 3, 2017
Clark faces off in her only Okanagan debate
Clark’s campaign rolls into South Okanagan

Clark’s campaign rolls into South Okanagan

Starting in Kamloops, the very large blue bus whisked Christy Clark to Merritt, Princeton, Osoyoos, Oliver, Penticton and finally Kelowna.

Clark’s campaign rolls into South Okanagan
ELECTION 2017: Who wants to raise your taxes?

ELECTION 2017: Who wants to raise your taxes?

Parties make pledges on carbon tax, personal income tax and more.

ELECTION 2017: Who wants to raise your taxes?
Deltaport coal shipping facilities at Tsawwassen, where U.S. thermal coal is shipped to Asia as well as metallurgical coal from B.C. mines. (Port Metro Vancouver)

Christy Clark vows heavy levy on U.S., Alberta, Saskatchewan coal

$70 carbon levy would make thermal coal exports non-viable

Deltaport coal shipping facilities at Tsawwassen, where U.S. thermal coal is shipped to Asia as well as metallurgical coal from B.C. mines. (Port Metro Vancouver)
NDP leader John Horgan operates a lift at an announcement in Maple Ridge to promote trades training. (B.C. NDP)

ELECTION 2017: Trash talk doesn’t help lumber trade

Christy Clark, John Horgan trade nonsense allegations on softwood battle

NDP leader John Horgan operates a lift at an announcement in Maple Ridge to promote trades training. (B.C. NDP)
Premier Christy Clark presents the B..C Liberal election platform at at Mobify, a Vancouver online marketing company, April 10.                                Photo courtesy of B.C. Liberal Party

Christy Clark to visit Southern Interior

Premier Christy Clark will be in the South Okanagan today

  • May 2, 2017
Premier Christy Clark presents the B..C Liberal election platform at at Mobify, a Vancouver online marketing company, April 10.                                Photo courtesy of B.C. Liberal Party
Green Party leader Andrew Weaver and Kelowna-Lake Country candidate Alison Shaw at a rally held by the Green Party in Kelowna Sunday afternoon April, 30, 2017. Image: Kevin Parnell/Capital News

Green’s Weaver rolls into Kelowna

Riding what the Green Party says is major momentum, leader Andrew Weaver arrives in Okanagan

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver and Kelowna-Lake Country candidate Alison Shaw at a rally held by the Green Party in Kelowna Sunday afternoon April, 30, 2017. Image: Kevin Parnell/Capital News
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, right, arrives in Parksville to the waves of supporters, along with Parksville-Qualicum candidate for the party, Glenn Sollitt, left, on Saturday, April 29. Weaver, starting his last provincial tour this election, met with about 50 supporters. - Image: Adam Kveton                                B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, right, arrives in Parksville to the waves of supporters, along with Parksville-Qualicum candidate for the party, Glenn Sollitt, left, on Saturday, April 29. Weaver, starting his last provincial tour this election, met with about 50 supporters. - Image: Adam Kveton

Greens rally in Kelowna

Party leader Andrew Weaver plus regional candidate to speak Sunday as part of Green Party tour

B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, right, arrives in Parksville to the waves of supporters, along with Parksville-Qualicum candidate for the party, Glenn Sollitt, left, on Saturday, April 29. Weaver, starting his last provincial tour this election, met with about 50 supporters. - Image: Adam Kveton                                B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, right, arrives in Parksville to the waves of supporters, along with Parksville-Qualicum candidate for the party, Glenn Sollitt, left, on Saturday, April 29. Weaver, starting his last provincial tour this election, met with about 50 supporters. - Image: Adam Kveton
ELECTION 2017: Medical premiums and promises

ELECTION 2017: Medical premiums and promises

MSP is not only a tax, it’s a payroll tax for nearly half of those subject to it

ELECTION 2017: Medical premiums and promises
The last time Christy Clark made a public appearance in the Kelowna area was March 30 to announce more money for the fight against invassive mussels.—Image credit: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Clark expected to make first election appearance in Kelowna-West next week

B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark is expected to particpate in an all-candidates’ meeting.

The last time Christy Clark made a public appearance in the Kelowna area was March 30 to announce more money for the fight against invassive mussels.—Image credit: Alistair Waters/Capital News
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver

B.C. Green leader in Kelowna this weekend

Andrew Weaver will speak at a B.C. Green Party rally Sunday

B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver