NDP

Women make up one-third of the legislature, but does that mean a win for women in BC?

It's been one week since the BC election, which saw not only the victory of a female Premier, but also 29 women who won seats in the Legislative Assembly. But does having more female representation...

BC election has global energy implications and likely making Harper twitchy

With the third largest proven reserves of oil in the world, and limited means of shipping that oil to foreign markets, the implications of the BC election now reach well beyond provincial borders....

Parliament debates NDP motion to defeat FIPA

The Canadian House of Commons debated a motion Thursday to stop the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Act (FIPPA, or FIPA). The NDP, whose MP Don Davies tabled the motion,...

The Man Behind The Mustache: Rick Roberts on playing Jack Layton

Jack Layton and Olivia Chow really lived what they believed, says actor Rick Roberts.

BC Election 2013: As campaign heats up, NDP shows its cards

After almost a dozen years in political purgatory but now consistently leading in public opinion polls, the New Democratic Party (NDP) is fine-tuning its official platform in the countdown to the BC...

BC Election 2013: How the Liberals plan to stomp the NDP

In Victoria next Tuesday, Finance Minister Mike de Jong is expected to rise in the Legislature and tell BC that life, and the provincial economy, is supernaturally great. But is this really the case?

Harper due for a 'charm offensive' in the fall with steady decline in approval ratings

A series of unfortunate political mistakes and scandals connected to the Conservative Party has significantly damaged Canadians' confidence in Prime Minister Stephen Harper, said pollster Nik Nanos....

What Canadian parties can learn from the Conservative Party's fundraising success

The Conservative Party of Canada's record-breaking year for fundraising is due to their aggressive and strategic targeting of key ridings since 2004, according to a former top adviser to Prime...

Did Pierre Poutine hack NDP vote?

Was a Pierre Poutine-style attack behind the site slow-downs that embarrassed and disrupted the New Democratic Party leadership vote on Saturday? Today, the company running its online...

Nathan Cullen praises Mulcair and reflects on NDP leadership race

His voice hoarse from a "stunning" third-place finish at Saturday's NDP leadership convention, northern BC's Nathan Cullen told VO Mulcair is proving to be a good choice for New Democrats.