provincial election

B.C. NDP leader John Horgan speaks with students at an NDP open house hosted in Vertigo. File Photo by Belle White, Photo Editor.

Horgan’s NDP government is using their high popularity to snatch a majority government, as they should

When British Columbians head to the polls for the general election on Oct. 24, the B.C. New Democratic Party (NDP), led by John Horgan, will likely win a commanding majority…

Minority report: How slim margins left B.C.’s electoral future in the balance

For the first time since 1953, B.C. will have a minority government. As of midnight, May 9, the B.C. Liberal Party were projected to win 43 seats, with the B.C.…

What students should know before voting in the B.C. election

On Tuesday, May 9, the B.C. Green, NDP, and Liberal parties will vie for the votes of British Columbians in the province’s 41st election. Each party’s platform is lengthy and encompasses…

MLA candidates contest and concur at Q&A

Speaking to a modest crowd, eight prospective MLAs spoke at a Q&A session at the Vic Theatre on April 29. The candidates answered questions on issues facing youth in Victoria,…

A concerned citizen for fair elections in B.C.

Lobby group ads are purposefully misleading On April 11, the Chief Electoral Officer and Lieutenant-Governor officially called the B.C. provincial election, marking the start of the campaign period — and with it,…

What to look out for in the B.C. provincial election

The writ has dropped for the 41st British Columbia general election, meaning the next three and a half weeks will be chock full of lawn signs, political statuses on Facebook,…

South Island MLA candidates go face-to-face with students

On March 31, the South Island Candidate’s Fair, organized by the UVSS as part of its Count On Our Vote campaign, welcomed a pool of candidates from the B.C. Green…

Oak Bay-Gordon Head MLA candidates face off as election looms

What began as an amicable discussion developed into a frantic, heated debate between Oak Bay-Gordon Head MLA Candidates at UVic last Wednesday, as those in attendance vied for student’s votes…

Andrew Weaver introduces two bills with huge potential for B.C.

Among a series of bills introduced by Andrew Weaver, B.C. Green Party leader and MLA Oak Bay-Gordon Head last month, two are poised to make a potential impact on the…

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