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.Read more
BC Conservative Party Interim Leader Scott Anderson today issued the following statement on the federal by-election in South Surrey-White Rock:Read more
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.Read more
November 11, 2017
BC Conservative Party Interim Leader Scott Anderson today issued the following statement on Remembrance Day:
"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."Read more
The BC Conservative Party supports the right of all British Columbians to decide how their Members of the Legislative Assembly are elected.
“The government cannot make a fundamental change to the way British Columbians elect their provincial representatives without bringing that change forward in a referendum,” said Interim Conservative Leader Scott Anderson. "The people of BC must be the ones to decide how they are governed."Read more
VERNON - The British Columbia Conservative Party calls for the completion of the Site C hydro project in light of the B.C. Utilities Commission (BCUC) report released yesterday.
The report presented three possible options: suspend, cancel, or proceed with the project, but failed to make a recommendation.Read more
I was deeply honoured to be offered the interim leadership of the British Columbia Conservative Party following the party's Annual General Meeting in September. It is with great humility that I accepted the role, and in keeping with the intent of our party constitution, I will not be seeking the elected leadership of the party in 2018.Read more
The British Columbia Conservative Party supports ridesharing in BC, and urges the NDP to table ridesharing legislation by the end of the year, as promised. The party also suggests a pilot project immediately.
"Ridesharing legislation is long overdue in BC," said Interim party leader Scott Anderson. "It's time to let people decide if they will support this innovation in transportation."Read more
The British Columbia Conservative Party is pleased to announce that Scott Anderson has been appointed the party's Interim Leader. The appointment was confirmed by a unanimous decision by the newly elected Board of Directors immediately following the Annual General Meeting in Langley on Saturday, September 30, 2017.Read more