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Podcast: In the House with Michael Smyth on a questionable Coquitlam land deal

In this week’s podcast, Province political columnist Michael Smyth takes a look at the government’s controversial sale of Crown land in Coquitlam.

The land was appraised at $128 million. 60 more words

British Columbia

John Horgan poised to take NDP leadership

VICTORIA – In a surprising political twist, British Columbia New Democrat John Horgan is poised to be crowned party leader next month as his only opponent Mike Farnworth stepped aside Tuesday. 749 more words


NDP leadership candidate John Horgan announces support from 10 new MLAs

B.C. NDP leadership hopeful John Horgan showed off his new supporters at the end of his first week of campaigning.

Ten new MLAs endorsed Horgan at a New Westminster rally today, increasing his support in the NDP caucus to 15 MLAs. 201 more words


John Horgan set to announce plans to vie for BC NDP leadership

Another candidate is expected to enter the race to become the next leader of the BC NDP.

Opposition house leader John Horgan is set to make an announcement today in his home riding of Juan de Fuca. 241 more words


Finance critic Mike Farnworth enters BC NDP leadership race

PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. – The BC NDP’s finance critic is the first to throw his hat in the ring for leadership of the party.

Mike Farnworth, who represents the riding of Port Coquitlam, said Sunday that with him in charge, New Democrats would take an tougher stance against the BC Liberals. 240 more words


Mike Farnworth, Canadian Politician

Today in 2011 a member of the New Democratic Party of British Columbia, Mike Farnworth, came out. He has served as “Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (1997–98), Minister of Employment and Investment and Minister Responsible for Housing (1998–2000), Minister of Health and Minister Responsible for Seniors (2000), and Minister Social Development and Economic Security (2000–01).” He also ran in the leadership race to replace the retiring leader of his party, Carole James, but was defeated by Adrian Dix. 63 more words

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NDP's Marcella Munro set up meeting with Adrian Dix and her anti-Therapeutics Initiative client

One of the NDP’s most influential media spinners is a pharmaceutical industry lobbyist who set up meetings between key NDP politicians including Adrian Dix and a client who opposed the Therapeutic Initiative that the NDP itself is claiming to support. 332 more words

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