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Bloc-Québécois steal show at Clash of Clubs debate

Students assemble for more charged political discussion Despite not having a single Bloc-Québécois representative in B.C.’s Provincial legislature, the French sovereignty party made their presence felt at the latest Clash…

Wilkinson in to right the BC Liberals ship

Can he regain the trust of a politically exhausted province? With a new year comes new beginnings as the BC Liberal party elected its new leader — Andrew Wilkinson. Similar to the…

B.C. minority government destined for conflict

Now several months beyond the May 9 B.C. provincial election, we finally have a new leader — or leaders — governing our province. On July 18, B.C. NDP leader John Horgan was officially sworn…

Housing solutions brainstormed at NDP town hall

On Oct. 11, New Democrat MLAs of the South Island and other panelists garnered some feedback on the housing crisis in B.C. at a local town hall meeting. Troubling statistics,…

NDP gains on island, but ‘happy days’ for May

While the rest of Canada was struck by a red tidal wave of Liberal support, lower Vancouver Island remained orange.  Three of the four ridings on the lower island went…

Emotions run high at Victoria District candidates debate

The New Democratic Party and Green Party aimed to differentiate their platforms in the eyes of voters at the Victoria District Debate, held in the SUB’s Vertigo Lounge on Oct.…

Editorial: No cooperation without representation

How badly do Thomas Mulcair and Justin Trudeau want to be prime minister? And how badly do they want to see Stephen Harper out of office? With the federal election…

Local NDP MPs speak out against C-51

On Feb. 27, NDP MPs Randall Garrison and Murray Rankin hosted a public consultation in Victoria on the 2015 Anti-Terrorism Act, commonly referred to as Bill C-51. Garrison and Rankin…

UVic Environmental Law Centre co-chair wins NDP nomination

In a landslide vote, environmental lawyer Murray Rankin won the nomination to be the NDP candidate in the upcoming Victoria byelection. The seat has been vacant since Denise Savoie, who…