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ANALYSIS: Things are finally going to start to get real in B.C. politics

Now that the B.C. Liberals have chosen a successor to former leader Christy Clark, the party can begin to emerge from its months-long doldrums that dates to its fall from power last summer. 686 more words

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Andrew Wilkinson's stance against electoral reform in B.C. 'a bad argument,' says political scientist

A political scientist is questioning the B.C. opposition leader’s reasoning against electoral reform.

“The key issue with is that you lose the ability to directly elect your MLA,” said… 219 more words

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Todd Stone campaign admits it knew about problem memberships by mid-January

BC Liberal leadership candidate Todd Stone’s campaign admits it knew about problems with nearly 1,350 eventually-rejected party memberships two weeks longer than it had initially acknowledged — and had fought for them to be accepted. 465 more words

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Andrew Wilkinson named new leader of BC Liberals

Andrew Wilkinson is the new leader of the BC Liberals.

Wilkinson beat out Dianne Watts and Michael Lee in a tightly-fought contest that took five counts to decide. 807 more words

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In the BC Liberal leadership race, every member's vote counts

BC Liberals across the province are voting to select a new party leader this week. There are six candidates on the ballot: Mike de Jong, Michael Lee, Todd Stone, Sam Sullivan, Dianne Watts and Andrew Wilkinson. 480 more words

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Former BC Liberal communications director sentenced in 'Quick Wins' scandal

Brian Bonney, the former communications director for Christy Clark’s B.C. Liberals, has been handed a nine-month conditional sentence after pleading guilty to one count of breach of trust last October in relation to the so-called “quick wins” scandal. 196 more words

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Todd Stone campaign accused of illegal signups in BC Liberal leadership race

BC Liberal leadership candidate Todd Stone is facing a serious accusation from four of his rivals.

A letter signed by campaign staffers for Andrew Wilkinson, Michael Lee, Dianne Watts and Mike de Jong said the rules committee and executive council of the BC Liberals had recently met to discuss “invalid or rejected memberships collected by the Todd Stone leadership campaign.” 243 more words

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