Despite the antipathy to snap election, Insights West poll indicates NDP remains the party of choice among 42 per cent of voters
VICTORIA -- B.C. Green Leader Sonia Furstenau says her party is fielding a team of 74 candidates in the provincial election. The deadline for submitting candidate nominations was on Friday and she says the official number will be finalized once Elections BC provides its approval.
f the polls are right, PEI is about to prove to Canada that Green ideas are viable and Green governments are electable. We won’t know until the votes are counted one day after Earth Day, on April 23rd, but the fact that it’s possible for a Green Party to come close to forming a government in North America is being celebrated by ecologically-guided Canadians across the country.
Annamie Paul wins Green Party leadership
Green Party of Canada members have chosen Toronto's Annamie Paul as their new leader. Paul won a bare majority of votes in the eighth round, defeating Dimitri Lascaris. Paul, who is Black and Jewish, took the microphone in an Ottawa art gallery after her win was announced and declared herself the descendant of slaves and an ally of those, such as Indigenous people, who are fighting for justice.
Political parties in British Columbia continued to jostle for position Saturday as election day draws closer. B.C. Green Party Leader Sonia Furstenau was the first to hold an event Saturday. She said the most successful result for the Oct. 24 provincial election would be another minority government.
Despite rumours about a possible provincial election, B.C. Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau says the announcement of a snap election caught them off guard. “We were blindsided by this unnecessary election call,” Furstenau told reporters during a campaign event in Victoria on Saturday.