After weeks of negotiations, the B.C. NDP and Green parties have successfully negotiated an agreement on the formation of an NDP minority government, with supply and confidence from the Green party. The May 7 election saw Premier Christy Clark’s Liberal Party win 43 out of the 87 seats in the legislature, meaning she had less […]Read More NDP and Green Party announce plan for minority government in B.C.
Andrew Scheer has overtaken Maxime Bernier on the 13th and final ballot to become the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. In doing so, he will also become the next leader of the Official Opposition. Bernier led the vote until the 12th ballot, leading at points by 6%, until his lead dropped to […]Read More Andrew Scheer wins Conservative Party leadership
Erin O’Toole has been eliminated after the third ballot of the CPC leadership race, leaving only Bernier and Scheer in the running. Bernier, while remaining in first place, has seen his lead drop to only 2%. The next ballot will be the final one, meaning the next leader of the party will be announced in […]Read More 12th ballot eliminates Erin O’Toole
Brad Trost has been eliminated after the 11th ballot of the Conservative Party Leadership. Maxime Bernier remained in first with 36.6% of the points, still 6% ahead of Scheer, who himself passed the 30% mark. There remain at least two more rounds before the winner is declared. (Image: City News)Read More 11th ballot sees Brad Trost eliminated
Pierre Lemieux, Kellie Leitch, and Michael Chong have been eliminated from the Conservative Leadership race after the 10th ballot. Maxime Bernier remains in first place, with 34.23% of the vote, meaning further ballots need to be counted. His lead over Andrew Scheer also dropped to 6%, raising doubts over whether or not Bernier could still […]Read More Lemieux, Leitch, and Chong eliminated from CPC race, Bernier remains first
Candidates Andrew Saxton, Rick Peterson, Kevin O’Leary, Chris Alexander, Steven Blaney, and Lisa Raitt have been eliminated from the Conservative Leadership race. At the seventh ballot, no candidate has gained over 50% of the votes, meaning further rounds are needed before a candidate is elected as leader. Maxime Bernier remained in first place, passing over […]Read More Six more candidates eliminated from CPC leadership race
Maxime Bernier is at 28.29% in the first round of the CPC leadership race, below the 30% his campaign hoped for. This result puts him at risk of being overtaken by social conservative Andrew Scheer, who is better placed to pick up votes from Brad Trost and Erin O’Toole. Bernier is seen as the frontrunner […]Read More Maxime Bernier at first place in CPC race