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Conflicted on Singh: Most could vote for a party led by a Sikh, but half say their friends, family wouldn’t

Seven-in-ten say having a national party leader who is a visible minority is “good for Canada” October 6, 2017 – Days after Jagmeet Singh’s decisive first-ballot victory in the contest for NDP leadership, seven-in-ten Canadians are saying they themselves would

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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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Fasten your seat belts, British Columbians – and enjoy the political ride

By Shachi Kurl, Executive Director May 10, 2017 – Sometimes, democracy can be breathtaking in the elegance of its simplicity. Voters can do exactly what they say they will, even if we experts would second-guess their intentions, and our own work.

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