What really stood out during the recent BC election, was how out of touch BC's Media (including Canada's National Media) is with the BC electorate. So imagine how much better the NDP would have done had they had any mainstream media whatsoever in their corner.
One of the media's tricks is to have a panel of political pundits (the CBC excel in this by-the-way) which exclude any actual representation from the NDP, Canada's and BC's Social Democrat Party.
Here is an article from the North Shore News:
The NDP took 50% of the ridings on the North Shore but this is the kind of nonsense that gets published in the North Shore News.
Election could backfire on NDP, UBC prof warns