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Breaking Down the BC Election

The Tyee's Monte Paulsen analyzes which ridings – and kinds of voters -- will be crucial to the outcome of the May 2009 British Columbia provincial election.

In This Series


Green Mom on Bike

Why the NDP Has a Shot

BC Liberals hold more safe seats, but 'green suburban swingers' could lift New Dems into power.

By Monte Paulsen, 3 Apr 2009


Corrigan and James

To Win, New Dems Must Pry Loose These Six Seats

Comox Valley, Saanich South, Stikine, North Van-Lonsdale and two in Burnaby.

By Monte Paulsen, 7 Apr 2009


Gordon Campbell and Dave Hayer

Six Seats the BC Liberals Will Fight Hard to Keep

Boundary-Similkameen, Kootenay East, and ones in Surrey, Coquitlam and Vancouver.

By Monte Paulsen, 8 Apr 2009

Undone: A Newcomer’s Story

Farid was happiest when jotting down plans for his new life in Canada. Within a year of arriving, he was dead. A special report.

By Katie Hyslop