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B.C.’s political union: Promises, a jilted suitor and four years of drama

By Shachi Kurl, Executive Director May 30, 2017 – In the drama-filled world of B.C. political theatre, Monday’s news conference between NDP and Green Party leaders John Horgan and Andrew Weaver was akin to some sort of final rose ceremony: The happy

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Working with the Liberals may be the practical choice for Weaver, but it’s not what Green supporters voted for

By Ian Holliday, Research Associate May 11, 2017 What will Andrew Weaver do? That’s the big question that came out of the British Columbia provincial election Tuesday night. With three seats in the legislature, Weaver and his Green Party look

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B.C. Election: Parties hustle for advantage on key issues, leader momentum and credibility

Clark, Horgan in statistical tie on question of who would make best premier April 12, 2017 – The earliest days of the 2017 provincial election campaign in British Columbia are revealing a political landscape in which the incumbent faces a

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Approving B.C. LNG project likely to alienate a small – but important – segment of Trudeau base

By Ian Holliday, Research Associate September 30, 2016 – The federal government’s approval – with 190 conditions – of an $11.4-billion terminal for exporting liquefied natural gas on British Columbia’s northern coast raises a number of questions about the Trudeau government’s energy

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Canadians don’t want to roll the dice on expanded gambling

One-in-four say they have family or close friends who have a gambling problem, or have one themselves October 13, 2016 – Provincial governments have gambled big on gaming and lotteries, collecting almost $14 billion in revenue each year. But are

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