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April 22, 2017

Imitation is flattery: NDP has no new ideas for South Island transportation

  John Horgan’s BC NDP announced a transportation plan today that simply rips off elements of Today’s BC Liberals’ Vancouver Island Platform. “The BC Liberal transportation plan for Victoria and the South Island include a number of significant new investments that are aimed at addressing congestion, undertaking safety upgrades on major routes and investments that Read More…

April 22, 2017

The NDP on MSP: Another Day Another Position

Vancouver—The day after John Horgan refused to say how he would pay for his uncosted $1.7 billion promise to “fully eliminate the MSP fees for families,” NDP Saanich North and the Islands candidate Gary Holman said that the tax would be rolled into the income tax system. At an all-candidates meeting in Sidney hosted this Read More…

April 22, 2017

Heart and soul – standing united for forestry and Rural BC

  Last year, André Chevigny took the stage of the Ontario Forest Industry Association AGM – a room full of important men and women, all in formal business attire – in his customary blue jeans and Pioneer ball cap. As he spoke about his passion, log homes and B.C.’s forestry industry, they hung on every Read More…

April 22, 2017

CAROLE JAMES NOT THE ONLY ONE HORGAN THREW UNDER THE BUS

Carole James was not the only NDP candidate that Say Anything John threw under the bus when he switched positions – four times – on MSP this week. NDP candidates from across the province have been repeating Carole James’ position that the NDP will roll MSP into the tax system. Which British Columbians really know Read More…

April 22, 2017

Whose Side Is Horgan On?

Hint: It’s not yours Instead of standing up for British Columbia workers, the BC NDP’s John Horgan vigorously defended his largest donor who watched quietly as President Trump trashed workers. “B.C. workers want someone who can stand up to the President, who won’t be cowed by bluster and will clearly press the case for B.C. Read More…

April 21, 2017

John Horgan’s South of 50 Tour (A Visual Representation)

    See the Visual Representation here. Vanderhoof – It’s no surprise that NDP leader John Horgan has waved the white flag on softwood considering that he has yet to cross the 50th parallel in this campaign, says Nechako Lakes candidate John Rustad. “I get that he may not want to look workers in the Read More…

April 21, 2017

John Horgan’s South of 50 Tour

Vanderhoof – It’s no surprise that NDP leader John Horgan has waved the white flag on softwood considering that he has yet to cross the 50th parallel in this campaign, says Nechako Lakes candidate John Rustad. “I get that he may not want to look workers in the eye after saying ‘good luck’ on getting Read More…

April 21, 2017

Reality Check – MSP Whiplash

  British Columbians are getting whiplash from the NDP’s “four positions in four days’ on how they would fill the $1.7 billion hole created by their promise to eliminate Medical Service Plan. In the BC NDP platform, John Horgan says he will get rid of the MSP tax on families entirely. No mention of ‘rolling Read More…

April 21, 2017

BC’s forestry sector doesn’t need ‘luck’ – it needs a champion

  In the heartland of B.C.’s founding industry, Premier Christy Clark took a strong stand on behalf of B.C.’s 60,000 forestry workers. “With low commodity prices and the rising tide of US protectionism, forestry is facing tough times,” said Premier Clark. “In tough times, we stick together – and that’s why we’ll continue to stand Read More…