BC Election 2017

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Former B.C. premier Christy Clark says she intends to resign

By The Canadian Press
July 28, 2017 - 10:15am Updated: July 28, 2017 - 12:22pm

VANCOUVER — Former British Columbia premier Christy Clark will resign as leader of the provincial Liberal party.

Clark made her intentions known in a brief statement.

She says she informed her caucus colleagues about her decision to leave as leader effective Aug. 4.


New Democrats to form government in B.C. for the first time since 2001

By The Canadian Press
July 18, 2017 - 5:16am Updated: July 18, 2017 - 1:10pm

VICTORIA — British Columbia’s New Democrats will get their first taste of power in 16 years at a swearing-in ceremony in Victoria this afternoon.

The New Democrats won 41 of the legislature’s 87 seats during last May’s election, two less than the governing Liberals.

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NDP officially takes power July 18; inner circle packs experience, bite: experts

By The Canadian Press
July 6, 2017 - 2:00pm Updated: July 6, 2017 - 4:48pm

VICTORIA — The steep political mountain facing John Horgan’s minority government in British Columbia was apparent in the key appointments he made to his inner circle of close advisers, say political observers.

Horgan’s cabinet will be sworn in at a ceremony in Victoria on July 18.