January 18, 2018

Premier is missing all candidate debate in Vancouver-Point Grey

One of the first all candidate debates is taking place in Vancouver-Point Grey without the Liberals Premier Christy Clark is the Liberal candidate in this riding but the party says her invite came too late. Andrew Wilkinson, the Liberal candidate in nearby Vancouver-Quilchena, showed  up to take the Premier's place but organizers of … [Read more...]

Premier getting out to meet the people

The Liberals says the Premier isn't dodging the media she is just engaged in the meet and greet part of an election campaign.  Deputy Campaign Chair, and outgoing MLA, Colin Hansen says it is a balancing act but the media can't be there everytime the Premier meets people on the street.  Hansen even added an interesting garauntee. "I think … [Read more...]

Premier wants to meet the public, not reporters

It appears the Premier is shifting gears when it comes to getting her message out to the public. For the last couple of days it's been difficult for reporters to track down Christy Clark. She refused to stop and take questions last Friday at an event in Vancouver. Yesterday she greeted commuters along the Broadway corridor during the morning rush … [Read more...]

Premier vows to implement all recommendations in Dyble report

Premier Christy Clark is vowing to implement all of the recommendations in John Dyble's report on the ethnic outreach scandal, including possible disciplinary action. In fact, a third person has now resigned in the wake of the report, Mike Lee, the former executive assistant to John Yap, has resigned without severance. Lee was cited in the report … [Read more...]

Falcon says he “absolutely” supports Premier Clark

Liberal MLA Kevin Falcon is back at the Legislature today for the first time since he raised questions about Premier Christy Clark in a newspaper interview last week. Falcon had suggested Clark overstepped by promising to build the world's tallest wood building in Prince George when the Treasury Board had made it clear there was not enough money … [Read more...]

Premier supports Black’s refinery proposal

Premier Christy Clark is giving a strong voice of support to David Black's proposed oil refinery on the north coast. Clark told the Legislature today the project must go through an independent environmental review, but she calls it a "credible" proposal that could generate six thousand full time, good paying jobs. "Our government takes the view … [Read more...]

Premier says further action possible on ethnic outreach scandal

Premier Christy Clark says she expects to take further action to deal with the fallout from the ethnic voter outreach strategy and she is not ruling out her own resignation. This after the resignation of Advanced Education and Multiculturalism minister John Yap today. Yap wasn't even the minister when the ethnic outreach plan was written but still … [Read more...]

Campbell’s Former Chief of Staff calls on Premier to resign

Martyn Brown the former Chief of Staff for Gordon Campbell called on Premier Christy Clark to resign as Premier. Brown called for the Premier's resignation on The World Today with Jon McComb The ethnic out reach scandal has been added as another chapter in Brown's ebook called "Towards new government in British Columbia". You can … [Read more...]

Premier faces another challenge

Yesterday it was an emergency cabinet meeting. Today Premier Christy Clark will face her full Liberal caucus at the Legislature in Victoria, including some unhappy backbenchers.   She may have a fully united cabinet after Sunday's emergency meeting, but several backbenchers have let it be known they are not happy with Clark's response to … [Read more...]

Cabinet ministers pledge support for embattled Premier

BC Liberal cabinet ministers are pledging support for the Premier leading into an emergency cabinet meeting. Community Minister Bill Bennett says this whole thing has been overblown by the media and the party is all on the same page.Bennett says the Premier, Christy Clark, isn't going anywhere, and if she does: "I think we have a good chance of … [Read more...]