British Columbia Liberals hang on to win minority government
11:56, May 12, 2017
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"Tonight is the beginning of something very different". He also noted he was likely part of an election first, as the former conservation officer (who came to prominence for losing his job when he refused to exterminate two bear cubs) included the picture of a bear on his election signs.
In Courtenay-Comox, there were 3,500 absentee ballots cast in 2013 and they slightly favoured the NDP, tightening Liberal Don McRae's margin of victory by less than one percentage point.
Based on the current results, the Greens could prop up the Liberals or form a coalition with the NDP, as 44 seats are needed for a majority.
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers industry lobby group, whose members depend on export routes such as Trans Mountain, said: "We're prepared to continue to advocate for our interests". "People tend to vote along party lines and I get that... but I had so many wonderful comments, I've been overwhelmed with the number of people who said, "We wish you were our candidate"... it's heartwarming, because I know I ran an honest campaign". She embraced his call for changes to protect women on university campuses, and on the eve of the election she adopted Weaver's suggestion that women can't be required to wear high heels to work. "British Columbians voted today for proportional representation".
Thirty-four women were elected to the BC legislature, which comes out to 39 per cent: to break it down further, that is 33 per cent for the BC Liberals, a decrease, and 46 per cent for the NDP, an increase.
"In the days ahead there will be plenty of discussions taking place between all parties. Now is the time for all Greens across the country to celebrate". Both Horgan and Clark said on Wednesday that they intend to sit down with Weaver to talk about working together.
"It could be some time before this is completely clear". He is cautiously optimistic that the statistics of the last few elections could reflect that the "ship might be turning" for young engagement.
Liberal cabinet ministers who were defeated Tuesday included Peter Fassbender in Surrey-Fleetwood, Suzanne Anton in Vancouver-Fraserview, Amrik Virk in Surrey-Guildford and Naomi Yamamoto in North Vancouver-Lonsdale.
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Beyond his opposition to LNG and individual energy infrastructure projects, his party also has a much more ambitious goal of reforming the way B.C. regulates its oil and gas sector in general.
The Liberals were trying to win a fifth successive majority government after holding power for 16 years.
This year, three candidates won their seats and the party captured close to 17% of the vote, more than doubling their share.
"A result like this will lead the Interior hanging economically perhaps but with a minority, another election is probably two years away at the outside, and winning a majority going forward will have to mean looking behind the Lower Mainland ridings".
Essentially this is how it works: Because the Green Party won three seats, they could form a coalition majority government by teaming up with either the NDP or the Liberals.
Even if the NDP had won, she was hoping to work with her New Democratic cousins to finagle some sort of deal that would have seen the pipeline get built. If Clark wants his support, for example, she will have to promise electoral reform and ban all donations from labor unions and corporations.
As Weaver put it, "This bodes well for doing politics differently in this province".
"And what I found was about 60 per cent of the time, things just stay kind of like what they are, 43 seats for the Liberals, 41 for the NDP", says Milligan.
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It is done, and I will be fine, although I will miss you and the mission deeply", Comey said in a letter to agents and colleagues. In his first remarks since firing Comey , President Trump said, "He wasn't doing a good job".
But there hasn't been much fun in being a Browns fan in recent years, especially during last year's 1-15 season. Garrett wasn't anxious because head coach Hue Jackson told him he would be the first pick a couple weeks ago.
High-risk pools could fill up fast with patients who have a lapse in coverage. "All to pay for a major tax cut for millionaires". Last month when this came up, the Congressional Budget Office said it would cost 24 million Americans their insurance.
Bill Cassidy , R-La., was set to appear on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" after saying any GOP bill must pass "the Jimmy Kimmel test". In many states, premiums have been rising and insurance choices dwindling. "I'm already having those discussions", Collins said.
Le Pen mocked her opponent who "walks on a carpet of roses, with all the compliments from the press, in a kind of unanimity". Macron has already enlisted some 50 sitting Socialist lawmakers to his cause, as well as a number of centrist party grandees.
CEOs have long complained the corporate tax rate, at 35%, is why companies are reluctant to bring funds back to America. The average state and local tax deduction claimed by New Yorkers who itemized was $21,038 - the highest in the country.
As the Wizards face the most important game in franchise history in almost 40 years, the Wizards need to treat this as such. He continued to stay aggressive and drive to the basket, but for the most part was unable to get around his defender.
In another move that is bound to get developers salivating, Microsoft launched its Visual Studio coding platform for Mac. Windows 10 build 1507 was given a longer lifeline while Microsoft settled in to its update routine.
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