If there was ever any doubt that Stephen Harper's Conservatives bear zero resemblance to the long-ago reformers who railed against government corruption and pork barrel politics, the expense scandal that's engulfed Senator Mike Duffy has surely put it to rest. Duffy's challenges with basic standards of ethical behaviour, not to mention the former journalist's professed difficulty understanding forms, are already well known.
IF there was every any doubt that Stephen Harper's Conservatives bear zero resemblance to the long ago reformers who railed against government corruption and pork barrel politics, the expense scandal that's engulfed Senator Mike Duffy has surely put it to rest.
It might have been expected, or even considered old hat, but Vicki Huntington's victory in Delta South in Tuesday's provincial election was nothing short of remarkable.
An independent can effectively represent a riding and be a voice for its citizens, says re-elected MLA Vicki Huntington.
After spending a year draped in orange, the Port Moody-Coquitlam riding is back in the hands of Liberal blue.
Political scientists are fond of saying that campaigns matter. That has never been more true than in the B.C. election this week.
Political scientists are fond of saying that campaigns matter. That has never been more true than in the B.C. election this week. Over the course of four weeks, the fortunes of the main parties shifted dramatically.
New Westminster Liberal candidate Hector Bremner wasn't surprised in the least to see his party top the polls on election night.
Liberal Leader Christy Clark paid a visit to Ladner Monday morning to support Delta South provincial election candidate Bruce McDonald.
It looks like B.C. voters are rewriting the script.
Gary Law said the colour purple on his campaign signage says it all.
Stockwell Day says he won't be debating Chilliwack BC Conservative candidate Chad Eros any time soon.
Word is out that the federal Conservatives plan to use your tax dollars to mail their juvenile propaganda against (new Liberal leader) Justin Trudeau to your home.
There was a time when I would have been excited about the prospect of an election, especially one that might mean a change in government.
Abbotsford Mission Times asked candidates in four local ridings to respond to the following: What do you see as the 2 - 3 most important issues in your riding? What would you do about it? We'll run the responses over four issues. This is Part 3. This riding has seven candidates. To see the remaining two candidates, turn to page A4. You can see all candidates profiles at www.abbotsfordtimes.com.
FOUR candidates in the West Vancouver-Sea to Sky riding answered questions from a small crowd of about 60 at an all-candidates meeting held at the Kay Meek Centre on Sunday.
IT'S the nature of providence that when things swing out of balance one way, the pendulum must shift to the other.
FIVE politicians who would seek to occupy the North Vancouver-Lonsdale seat in the provincial legislature drew a capacity crowd to St. Andrew's Church Tuesday night.
I haven't seen this many winners from a single event since one of those politically correct sports days that have become the norm at elementary schools these days.