Independent media needs you. Join the Tyee.


The Hook: Political news, freshly caught

As new premier is elected, The Hook will be there reporting

Tyee Legislative Bureau Chief Andrew MacLeod will be on the spot when British Columbia’s next premier is chosen at Saturday’s BC Liberal party convention in Vancouver.

Stay up to date as the contest unfolds by checking here on The Hook for MacLeod’s reports.

In the preceding weeks MacLeod has published a series of stories on where the various BC Liberal leadership candidates stand (or don’t) on key issues.

Those stories include:

Abbott Breaks from Lib Pack, Pledges Child Poverty Consult

'Blow Up' BC Healthcare System, Says Liberal Mayne

Environment Low on Agendas of Lib Leader Candidates

Tyee education reporter Katie Hyslop profiled Christy Clark’s record as education minister in the Campbell government:

When Christy Clark Ran BC's Schools

You can find many more reports on the BC Liberal leadership race by Tyee reporters by clicking the BC Politics category on The Hook and scanning.

In addition, Tyee contributing editor Will McMartin has provided profiles of front running candidates George Abbott, Christy Clark and Kevin Falcon, handicapping their chances. Will he be proven right in picking George Abbott as the favourite? Those stories are collected here:

Who's BC's Most Likely Next Premier?

David Beers is editor of The Tyee.

What have we missed? What do you think? We want to know. Comment below. Keep in mind:


  • Verify facts, debunk rumours
  • Add context and background
  • Spot typos and logical fallacies
  • Highlight reporting blind spots
  • Ignore trolls
  • Treat all with respect and curiosity
  • Connect with each other

Do not:

  • Use sexist, classist, racist or homophobic language
  • Libel or defame
  • Bully or troll
  • Troll patrol. Instead, flag suspect activity.
comments powered by Disqus