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The Vote is Getting Out

Election day blog by Brandi Cowen 7pm The Metrotown Branch of the Burnaby Public Library is a busy spot this evening, with many people dropping in to cast their ballots after work. The scrutineers...

It's Our Party, You Can Cry If You Want To, Liberals Tell VO

Election Day Blog by Brandi Cowen 12:27 p.m. The BC Liberals may claim to be the people’s party, but that doesn’t jive with their move to exclude many people – including yours truly – from their main...

Smears and Spin

Ever since campaigning got underway last month, the Liberals and the NDP have been criticizing one another for their respective smear campaigns, all the while firing their own volleys of smears right...

A Tale of Two Campaigns

This is the story of two campaign headquarters in the last days leading up to the provincial election. Throughout Vancouver, candidates in the provincial election have thrown open their campaign...

How Many Candidates Does it Take to Have a Debate?

How many candidates does it take to have a meaningful debate on key election issues? Here’s a hint: the answer isn’t eleven. If any of the hundred or so voters who turned out to yesterday’s all...

Short But Sweet Campaign Stop Energizes NDP Crowd

When NDP leader Carole James’ twelve-riding campaign blitz arrived in Vancouver-Kingsway last night, over two dozen candidates and hundreds of voters were waiting to greet her. Even though James didn...

"Na, Na, Na, Na, Hey, Gordo, Good-bye," McGinn Crowd Sings

Dozens of supporters braved the chilly air this morning to welcome NDP leader Carole James to the Vancouver-Fairview riding. Armed with jackets and umbrellas – just in case – the welcoming committee...
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