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New leftist collective aims to make a splash in Vancouver municipal elections | Mar 29 2014 | Members of the Left Front | A new Vancouver collective comprised of a broad group of activists from diverse organizations is proposing a number of exciting policies at today's policy convention for COPE.
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Upcoming B.C. municipal elections: Business as usual? | Mar 28 2014 | Janet Newbury | With municipal elections on the horizon in British Columbia, it is worth paying attention to the nature of political discourse in this province -- and considering its implications and alternatives.
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B.C. teachers' math lesson: workers + labour rights = stability | Mar 14 2014 | H.G. Watson | Negotiations between B.C. and its teachers' union is one more example of how governments create instability by dismantling labour rights.
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4-year municipal elections: Are we trading long-term planning for accountability? | Mar 3 2014 | Keith Reynolds | The B.C. government has announced changes to the way local government elections will be run. One of the changes will be four-year municipal elections.
Keeping democracy alive: Engaging in political process between elections | May 31 2013 | Janet Newbury | Now that the B.C. election is over, those of us who are passionate about civic engagement need to do what we can to understand political disengagement and hopefully alter its course.
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After B.C. election stunner: No silver bullet for changing balance of political forces | May 28 2013 | Derrick O'Keefe | It's been two weeks since the stunning election in B.C. the disillusionment and indignation hasn't really let up.
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B.C. Election brings frustration to labour, indigenous and environmental activists | May 24 2013 | Roger Annis | The May 14 general election in British Columbia was a setback to progressive political forces in the province and throughout Canada. Roger Annis examines the damage and what to do next.
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Lessons from the 2013 B.C. Election: What's a progressive research institute to do? | May 23 2013 | Seth Klein | Here are a few of the initial lessons I draw from the election, and what it means for a progressive research institute like the CCPA -- because I do think our work matters, more than ever.
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Capitalists win, all others lose in B.C. election | May 21 2013 | Duncan Cameron | The capitalists won the B.C. election. Extractive industries make big profits in the province, and have bigger plans for its future.
NDP rally, May 12, 2013. (Photo: brent_granby / flickr)
After stunning NDP loss in B.C., it's time for a new kind of politics | May 20 2013 | Murray Dobbin | The NDP's stunning loss in B.C. is being deconstructed, dissected, analyzed and mourned over not only here but across the country.
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In politics, as in sports, the odds-on favourite usually wins | May 20 2013 | Gerry Caplan | Gerry Caplan offers some observations on last week's calamitous election result for the NDP and its implication across the country.
Don't mourn, organize! For B.C.'s climate justice movement, the fight is just getting started | May 16 2013 | Cameron Fenton | Remember that there is no silver bullet solution, the NDP weren't one before this election and there certainly isn't one afterwards.
BC Liberals pull off stunning election win, Greens pick up first ever seat | May 15 2013 | rabble staff | The BC Liberals pulled off a stunning upset Tuesday, defeating the BC NDP to win a majority in the provincial election.
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Eby and Heyman offer answers to NDP heartbreak | May 15 2013 | Michael Stewart | What happened to the B.C. NDP? Last night, two monumentally impressive successes in a night of failure and defeat offer some explanation: the key riding wins of David Eby and George Heyman.
Why did the NDP lose? | May 15 2013 | Nathan Crompton | In reality the NDP allowed itself no alternative platform from which to launch a criticism against the BC Liberal record.

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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...
NDP Optimistic Eby will Topple Premier Clark in Vancouver-Point Grey Riding Rematch | jerrym said... Here is a connection to an interview with David Eby before the 2011 byelection that gives a good...

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