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BC Election 2020

Where They Stand: The Top BC Parties on Key Election Issues

The Tyee’s summaries of Green, Liberal and NDP positions, from old growth to new housing, collected in one place.

Tara Campbell 19 Oct

Tara Campbell is home page editor for The Tyee.

The BC NDP government announced the snap election on Sept. 21, and it's been our top priority to run stories that cover election issues important to British Columbians since.

That day, we launched a poll asking our readers what issues are important to them this election. We got over 1,000 responses and spread them out on the virtual table of our newsroom to get our reporters cracking.

The most important issue to our readers? Climate change. The Site C dam and existent crises highlighted by the pandemic, such as homelessness and long-term care, were also top of the list.

This past weekend was the recommended deadline for sending mail-in ballots to make sure your vote will count for the Oct. 24 cutoff. With election day this Saturday, we wanted to compile those stories as you get ready to vote.

Already voted? Tell us about how you cast your ballot in our poll. Still deciding? Read our coverage below to help make your decision. And come back again. We’ll be adding new write-ups on additional issues in the coming days.

Long-Term Care

Homelessness and Housing

Overdose Crisis

Site C

What Disability Advocates Want

Climate Change

Saving Old Growth

Mental Health System

Video Explainer: Party Platforms on Climate Change

Making Life Better for Workers

Poverty Reduction

Supports for People with Intellectual Disabilities

Forest Industry

Post-secondary School

Happy voting!  [Tyee]

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