Fort St. John - The BC Conservative Party introduced their new leader this morning in the Oceanview Suite at Pan Pacific Hotel. It is the first time since 2016 that the party has had a permanent leader. They have named Trevor Bolin from Fort St. John as the new Leader of the party.Read more
Vernon - Scott Anderson, Interim Leader of the BC Conservatives, is concerned that the NDP has no real vision or plan to deal with the real problems facing British Columbia.
“The Throne Speech is a mixture of vague promises around NDP shibboleths like child care and high speed rail, and half measures to address the real problems this province faces, like money laundering,” said Anderson. “The NDP merely dusted off the broken promises of last year, like child care and 'poverty reduction', and re-promised them this year. How disingenuous is that?”Read more
The BC Conservative Party opposes the NDP’s new series of speculation taxes on homeowners across the province, including Nanaimo. The party claims the housing affordability crisis needs to be addressed at source, and vows to crack down on casino money laundering.
“A recent police study found that crime networks laundered over $1B through Vancouver homes in 2016 alone,” said Justin Greenwood, BC Conservative candidate in Nanaimo. “Criminals are driving the affordability crisis in BC, not mom and pop scraping together enough to buy a retirement home.”Read more
NANAIMO -- Justin Greenwood, Interim Deputy Leader of the BC Conservatives, will stand as candidate for the upcoming Nanaimo by-election on January 30th. Mr Greenwood has been serving as the party’s Interim Deputy Leader for the past 14 months and ran for the BC Conservative candidates in during the 2017 general election.Read more
VANCOUVER -- The BC Conservative Party welcomes the choice of British Columbians to reject electoral reform and maintain the First Past the Post system. The First Past the Post system has sustained British Columbia’s strong democracy for nearly 150 years.
While some suggested it was parties like the BC Conservatives who had the most to gain from proportional representation, Interim Deputy Leader Justin Greenwood stated, “we firmly believe we will still be a major player in the next election. It is our goal to give British Columbians a true conservative choice on the ballot.”Read more
VANCOUVER -- The British Columbia Conservative Party is proud to announce the adoption of a new policy regarding School Choice. During a very successful AGM last month in Kelowna, the BC Conservative party officially adopted a policy of advocating for School Choice in BC.
A BC Conservative Government will introduce a funding formula to provide equal “per student” financing for students attending the same grade as in public schools for traditional, charter schools, and independent schools from K-12.Read more
VERNON-The British Columbia Conservative Party is concerned about a recent email written by Scott Lamb, President of the Conservative Party of Canada (CPC), and sent to members of the federal party across British Columbia. The content was a general attack on proportional representation (PR).Read more
VERNON-The British Columbia Conservative Party originally called for private for-profit ridesharing legislation in October of 2017, along with legislation for other 21st century technological advances.
"Ridesharing legislation is long overdue in BC," said Interim party leader Scott Anderson. "While the rest of the world is embracing this transportation revolution, BC is only now staggering slowly toward legislation on a business model that's been mainstreamed for over a decade in other jurisdictions. This is really unacceptable."Read more
VERNON- BC Conservative interim Leader Scott Anderson said last night's debate between the BC Liberals and the BC NDP was a pointless display of loudly delivered talking points on the subject of proportional representation (PR), but ironically useful in showing the BC Liberal's true colours.Read more
VERNON –BC Conservative Party interim leader Scott Anderson calls for inclusion in the electoral reform debate on November 8, along with Green Leader Andrew Weaver. Currently, only the NDP and BC Liberals are slated to take part in the debate.
"The debate has gone beyond electoral reform at this point," said Anderson. "With the fear mongering Liberals and the obfuscating NDP, the debate between the two parties will be nothing more than a battle of well worn talking points."Read more