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BC Conservatives Accuse BC NDP of Playing Irresponsible Political Games on Ajax Mine

Scott Anderson, interim leader of the BC Conservative Party, accused the BC New Democratic Party of irresponsibly playing politics with the people of Kamloops by arbitrarily refusing to issue an environmental certificate before the federal environmental assessment was even completed.

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BC Conservatives Predict Shattered BC Liberal Party, Leadership 'Coalition of Angry Polecats'

Interim BC Conservative Leader Scott Anderson predicts the demise of the BC Liberal Party and extends an invitation to disenfranchised BC Liberal voters to join the BC Conservative Party in their natural home.

There are widespread rumours of deepening divisions between federal Liberal supporters and federal Conservative supporters within the BC Liberal Party in the wake of the recent federal by-election in South Surrey White Rock.

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Statement by BC Conservative Leader Scott Anderson on Site C Decision

BC Conservative Party Interim Leader Scott Anderson today issued the following statement on Site C:

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Statement by BC Conservative Leader Scott Anderson on Freedom of Speech

BC Conservative Party Interim Leader Scott Anderson today issued the following statement on the importance of preserving freedom of speech in Canada:

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BC Conservative Leader Demands Clarity, Supermajority and 60% in Referendum

Interim BC Conservative Party Leader Scott Anderson questions NDP-Green pact's referendum plans to change B.C.’s voting system, and demands clarity and a fair and transparent process.

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BC Conservative Leader Condemns BC Liberal Attack on Canadian Democracy

Interim BC Conservative Party Leader Scott Anderson condemns the BC Liberal party's use of the term "illegitimate government" in reference to the NDP government of British Columbia.

In a video released on Twitter two days ago, Greg Kyllo, BC Liberal MLA for the Shuswap Riding, referred twice to the current NDP government as "illegitimate." Rich Coleman, interim leader of the BC Liberal Party subsequently retweeted the video.

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BC Conservatives Call for Education, Entrepreneurship with Cannabis Distribution

Scott Anderson, interim leader of the BC Conservative Party, today demanded that the NDP government include both education on the dangers of cannabis, and private sector involvement in the cannabis distribution system.

Bills C-45 and C-46, introduced by the federal Liberal government, will legalize cannabis for recreational use effective July 1, 2018. It is left to the provinces to decide the details of distribution.

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BC Conservatives Officially Endorse Kerry-Lynne Findlay

BC Conservative Party Interim Leader Scott Anderson today issued the following statement on the federal by-election in South Surrey-White Rock:

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BC Conservatives Support Reforming ICBC


The BC Conservative Party supports reforming the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) in order to reduce insurance rates for BC drivers.

Over years of mismanaging ICBC, the Liberals raided the crown corporation repeatedly in order to tell British Colombians that they had balanced the province’s budget. A recent report by Ernst & Young found that the average driver in B.C. may need to pay almost $2,000 in annual total premiums for auto insurance by 2019, an increase of 30 per cent over today’s rates. ICBC itself indicated that rates would need to increase by 42 per cent over the next five years to make up for expenses. Even now BC drivers pay the highest insurance premiums in Canada.

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Remembrance Day Statement

November 11, 2017
Vernon, BC

BC Conservative Party Interim Leader Scott Anderson today issued the following statement on Remembrance Day:Poppy.png

"99 years ago today, at 11 am, the guns fell silent across the western front and the carnage of war ended, at least for a while. It is that moment in time, the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, that we set aside each year to mourn and remember the lives shattered and lost in service to their country, then and in the wars that followed."

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