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BC Liberal MLA Mike de Jong tosses his hat into party's leadership race

A former B.C. finance minister is joining the race to lead the BC Liberal Party.

Veteran MLA Mike de Jong is the latest entrant, joining a field of five confirmed candidates as of Monday night. 430 more words

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BC Liberal leadership race: candidates, dates and spending details

The BC Liberal Party is gearing up to choose a new leader after it was relegated to opposition status when the BC NDP formed a minority government with the support of the Greens. 668 more words

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BC NDP under fire for possible partisan posts on government’s Facebook page

The BC NDP called it “government propaganda” while in opposition, but now it appears they’re producing their own.

The government of B.C.’s Facebook page contains a number of posts similar to those the NDP criticized the BC Liberals for. 379 more words

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Mike Bernier, ex-education minister, to seek BC Liberal leadership

Another MLA has tossed his hat in the ring to become the next leader of the BC Liberals.

Mike Bernier, the MLA for Peace River South and former education minister, said he’ll do more than focus on balanced budgets and a strong economy. 213 more words

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Andrew Wilkinson joins BC Liberal leadership race

BC Liberal MLA and former minister Andrew Wilkinson is in downtown Vancouver this hour officially announcing his run for the leadership of the party.

Wilkinson is said to have a strong backing by leaders in rural B.C., and was flanked by six fellow MLAs as he made his announcement. 215 more words

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'I'm all in': Former Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts enters BC Liberal leadership race

It’s official.

Conservative MP and former Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts has thrown her hat in the ring in the race for the leadership of the BC Liberal Party. 557 more words

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Privacy watchdog slams BC Liberals on information requests delays

The province’s privacy watchdog has released a report slamming the former B.C. Liberal government for routinely dropping the ball with freedom of information requests (FOI). 223 more words

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