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Adrian Dix raring for battle with Christy Clark

Feisty new leader of BC NDP challenges Liberals on taxes, priorities

Coalition: the c-word in this year's Canadian election

It was an innocent enough question: why is Ignatieff so opposed to a coalition? The answer I got made me curious about what we mean when we talk about coalition here in Canada.

BC NDP: relevant or not?

The BC NDP can learn from the past.

Why I'll support Carole James for B.C. Premier

Last night, unable to sleep, I picked up my copy of Jonathan Franzen’s new book, Freedom.  Close to the end I came across this line about one of the minor characters: “Like so many people who...

HST controversy to die a quiet death

Remember the HST? You do. You’re paying it, everyday, on everything aside from what the provincial government (technically speaking, the federal government) deems not to be essential goods and...