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Where They Stand

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In This Series

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Where They Stand: The Parties on Improving BC’s Post-secondary Schools

While the platforms may be sparse, students, of course, have no shortage of ideas.

Samantha McCabe, 21 Oct 2020


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Where They Stand: The Parties on BC’s Ailing Forest Industry

Wildfires, pine beetles and markets have left the once dominant industry in steep decline. Now’s the time to reinvent it, some say.

Amanda Follett Hosgood, 20 Oct 2020


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Where They Stand: The Parties on Supports for People with Intellectual Disabilities

The pandemic highlighted failures in meeting their needs, but the political response is lacking, advocates say.

Moira Wyton, 20 Oct 2020


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Where They Stand: The Parties on Poverty Reduction

From basic income to raising assistance rates, a look at party plans to lift people up.

Jen St. Denis, 20 Oct 2020


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Where They Stand: BC’s Parties on Climate Change. A Tyee Video

QUICK WATCH: It’s the top issue for Tyee readers. Here’s how the platforms compare.

Tyee Staff, 19 Oct 2020


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Where They Stand: The Parties on Making Life Better for Workers

We asked experts about the NDP record on work life reform, what’s needed, and how the competing platforms compare.

David P. Ball, 19 Oct 2020


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Where They Stand: Fixing the Mental Health System

Greens want MSP to pay for some counselling, Liberals and NDP promise more mental health services in schools.

Moira Wyton, 15 Oct 2020


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Where They Stand: The Parties on Saving Old Growth

What BC’s platforms say — and don’t say — about protecting ancient forests.

Amanda Follett Hosgood, 15 Oct 2020


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Where They Stand: The Parties on Climate Change

They’re finally using ‘emergency language,’ but differ on emissions reductions targets and how to hit them.

Samantha McCabe, 15 Oct 2020


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What Disability Advocates Want, and Where the Parties Stand

The changes that could make life better for people living with disabilities are clear. The politicians’ plans to act on them aren’t.

Moira Wyton, 8 Oct 2020


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Where They Stand: Both the BC Liberals and NDP Back Site C

The Greens are prepared to halt the project, but an expert believes the dam won’t be a major election issue.

Andrew MacLeod, 5 Oct 2020


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Where They Stand: What BC’s Parties Promise on the Overdose Crisis

Advocates are calling for bold, immediate action. Here’s what politicians pledge.

By Jen St. Denis and Moira Wyton, 5 Oct 2020


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Where They Stand: Homelessness and Housing

Homelessness has risen in the wake of COVID-19. Here’s what BC’s three main parties promise on issues such as tent cities and affordable housing.

Jen St. Denis, 1 Oct 2020


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Where They Stand: Fixing Long-Term Care

The pandemic revealed deadly problems in BC seniors’ care. Here are the three party leaders’ solutions.

Andrew MacLeod, 28 Sep 2020


Real Cities Give Their People Places to Pee

Public washrooms should be plentiful and accessible, says one scholar. And cities that do flush, flourish.

By Christopher Cheung