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Strategic voting didn't defeat Harper. Voter turnout did. | Oct 26 2015 | Kai Nagata | When the election finally arrived, turnout in B.C. surged from 60.4 to 70.4 per cent. That's what defeated the Conservative Party in B.C. -- not "strategic voting."
Why I'm doing all I can to make sure our Nation members vote | Oct 19 2015 | Ken Watts | Ken Watts, vice president of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, tells us why he is urging the members of his community to vote in this election.
Votes count here: Leadnow backs NDP in contested Vancouver Granville riding | Oct 16 2015 | Tyson Kelsall | Leadnow's strategic voting campaign to get rid of Harper has sparked controversy after endorsing NDP candidate Mira Oreck over Liberal Jody Wilson-Raybould.
Dogwood Initiative: Getting out the vote for MPs who will build a better BC | Oct 4 2015 | See where the candidates in stand on civil liberties, oil tankers and then vote
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Come clean, Ms. May: Green strategy risks electing Conservatives | Sep 24 2015 | Murray Dobbin | The Green Party is supposed to be the party responding genuinely to the enthusiasm of young people, the party of principle. In this election, it is dishing up cynicism and dirty tricks.
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The Greens: A party that plays politics like the others | Sep 4 2015 | Murray Dobbin | Instead of sticking to the Green Party's principled goal of ridding the country of the Harper Conservatives, Elizabeth May risks electing Conservatives in B.C.
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The diminishing of access to government information -- and some things to do about it | Sep 3 2015 | Keith Reynolds | The Supreme Court of Canada describes freedom of information legislation as a pillar of our democracy in Canada. Over the years, however, this pillar of democracy has seen its base chipped away.
Is criticizing Israel anti-semitic? Why is minimum wage expensive? Find out the answers and more on rabble.ca blogs | Aug 21 2015 | Lenée Son | This week's blogs roundup includes posts on rape culture on campus, child care, anti-semitism, labour, housing crisis, and progressive content on the elections campaign you won't find anywhere else.
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What fish have to do with truth and reconciliation | Aug 12 2015 | Ken Watts | Canada needs to move from "apology to action" if reconciliation with First Nations Peoples is to succeed.
The 2015 debate, increasing minimum wage, and #UnistotenHeals -- This week on rabble.ca blogs | Aug 7 2015 | Lenée Son | This week's blogs roundup includes posts on the first 2015 elections, increasing minimum wage, Unist'ot'en, and wildlife conservation.
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Like Barrett '72, Rachel Notley and Alberta are in for a wild ride | May 9 2015 | Rod Mickleburgh | After turfing two decades of SoCred rule, B.C. NDP's Dave Barrett famously told his caucus, 'We're here for a good time, not a long time.' What row will newly elected Rachel Notley hoe?
Vote YES for women in Metro Vancouver’s Transit Referendum | May 7 2015 | Kaity Cooper | With only three weeks left to vote in the Metro Vancouver Transit and Transportation Referendum few have cast their ballots. Here is my take on the Referendum, from a feminist perspective.
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Meet Irene Lanzinger, new President of the BC Federation of Labour | Jan 12 2015 | Ella Bedard | The first woman and first teacher to lead the BC Federation of Labour talks about politics, teaching and next steps for the labour movement.
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What would a coalition government mean for the Trans Mountain pipeline? | Jan 6 2015 | Brent Patterson | There is mounting speculation that a Liberal-NDP coalition government could be the outcome of the federal election. What could a coalition government mean for the Trans Mountain pipeline project?
Libby Davies' statement on deciding not to run in 2015 | Dec 12 2014 | Libby Davies | Today, after 18 years as MP, Libby Davies announced she will not be running in the 2015 election.

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Federal Election - 2015 (British Columbia) | NorthReport said... BC will have 42 seats in the next election - correct? in
What's the deal with the BC Green Party? | TiradeFaction said... I can't speak to BC voters themselves, as I don't live in BC or really know anyone there, but I...
Who should lead the BCNDP now? And what should it stand for next time? | Ken Burch said... typing at a library computer with very small font...sorry for the typo.  Obviously, the BCNDP...
The future of politics in B.C. | NorthReport said... First of all, let's congratulate Christy Clark and the Bc Liberals for their victory in
BC Election Day reactions | Kaitlin McNabb said... Post Election Day results, reactions, and any other links and comments related to BC Election Day...
BC Election Predictions | janfromthebruce said... the BCNDP will win big - Ebby wins in Point Grey. in
British Columbia Leaders Debate | Catchfire said... Thanks for starting this thread, mmphosis. I moved it to the BC/Alberta forum! in
Will the BC NDP's Platform Support Electoral Reform / Fair Voting / Proportional Representation? | Policywonk said... JKR wrote:It will be revealing to see whether the BC NDP includes electoral reform in its election...
BC Pre May 14, 2013 Election Call | NorthReport said... Clark's Chances: What Would It Take to Win? As NDP's lead shrinks in some polls, how realistic is...
No thread yet about Joe Keithley for NDP Coquitlam - Burke Mountain? | kropotkin1951 said... Yes he is being opposed but my sources say he has signed up a lot of new members so it might come...
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