Horgan Asked to Form Government After Confidence Vote Fails

by: Local Opinions
Posted on: June 30, 2017 8:27 am

By: Michael Crawford, President of the Kamloops-North Thompson NDP (Kamloops) New Democrats in Kamloops-North Thompson are celebrating the defeat of Christy Clark’s BC Liberal government and look forward to John Horgan forming a government at the invitation of Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon. “After senseless delays and childish political maneuv …


BC Throne Speech Just Crass Political Opportunism, NDP

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Posted on: June 23, 2017 3:17 pm

By: Michael Crawford, President of the Kamloops-North Thompson NDP (Kamloops) Kamloops-North Thompson NDP President Michael Crawford says that BC Throne Speech today looked like a death-bed repentance or a cynical attempt to stay in power, but it wasn’t a genuine shift in the BC Liberals approach to governing. “Before the election, Christy Clark ha …


Minority Government Report

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Posted on: June 23, 2017 1:27 pm

By: Even Sharples In an election, one party usually receives the most seats, leaving the others with (in British Columbia’s case) less seats in the legislature. However when none of the parties have the majority, the minority parties can band together through an agreement to form a minority government. A minority government is, by definition, a gov …