The Alberta government would like you to know that, contrary to what I said in my column the other day, Premier Rachel Notley is not a “big loser” in the outcome of the muddled British Columbia election. 658 more words
Colby Cosh: B.C.'s election outcome is still uncertain. And it's all thanks to their bizarrely generous voting system
British Columbia politics are famous for being weird, but this election that really came across. Some jurisdictions are content to hold election nights that end with “hung” parliaments or assemblies in which no party has a majority. 992 more words
Former U.S. president Barack Obama popularized the phrase “teachable moment” by pointing out that events, even tragedies, are often opportunities for the public to learn more about policy. 639 more words
And the winner is …
Andrew Weaver, leader of British Columbia’s Green Party.
And the loser is …
Rachel Notley, premier of Alberta.
Even though we won’t know for… 694 more words
Today the most important politician in Alberta might be a B.C. climate-change scientist with only three seats to his name.
That’s Andrew Weaver, leader of the Greens, whose little caucus could hold the balance of power in the new B.C. 706 more words
B.C.’s political landscape has been polarized for as long as anyone can remember. Many voters find themselves voting to block something they despise or wasting their vote altogether. 630 more words