BC Liberals

Todd Stone speaks during a BC Liberal Leadership debate in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday Jan. 23, 2018. The Opposition BC Liberals are calling for an all-party pay freeze as a show of solidarity with people struggling to make ends meet during inflationary times.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ben Nelms

Opposition BC Liberals seek MLA pay freeze ahead of possible 10 per cent increase

MLAs could be in line for a salary increase in April of 10 per cent or more

 

B.C. Liberal Party Leader Kevin Falcon is joined by Liberal critic Peter Milobar as they react to the budget speech during a press conference at legislature in Victoria, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

B.C. Liberals could become BC United, vote to be held by end of the year

BC United top pick from over 2,000 names suggested since June

 

B.C. Liberals leader Kevin Falcon said during his remarks to delegates at the 2022 Convention in Whistler that the province is heading in the wrong direction “by every metric.” (Photo courtesy of the Union of British Columbia Municipalities)

B.C. Liberal leader promises increased housing supply, regional mental health centres

Kevin Falcon says government is not doing enough to supply housing and address health care crisis

 

BC Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon at this summer’s Northwest Regional Airshow in Terrace. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)

BC Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon makes northern B.C. pitch during Terrace visit

Falcon said northern communities are being “totally left out” by an “urban” NDP government

BC Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon at this summer’s Northwest Regional Airshow in Terrace. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)
Opposition B.C. Liberal Party Leader Kevin Falcon is sworn in during an oath ceremony and introduction to the house in the Hall of Honour at legislature in Victoria, Monday, May 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon sets sights on 2024 in party convention address

NDP: ‘Falcon is still working for the wealthy and well-connected and leaving everyone else behind’

Opposition B.C. Liberal Party Leader Kevin Falcon is sworn in during an oath ceremony and introduction to the house in the Hall of Honour at legislature in Victoria, Monday, May 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Kevin Falcon addresses the crowd after being elected leader of the British Columbia Liberal Party in Vancouver, on Saturday, February 5, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

BC Liberals vote to begin name change consultations at Penticton convention

Change part of new leader Kevin Falcon’s plans ahead of 2024 election

Kevin Falcon addresses the crowd after being elected leader of the British Columbia Liberal Party in Vancouver, on Saturday, February 5, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
B.C. Liberal leader Kevin Falcon addresses supporters after winning a byelection for a seat in the legislature in the riding of Vancouver-Quilchena on Saturday, April 30, 2022. A swearing-in ceremony is set for this afternoon in Victoria as B.C.'s new Liberal leader enters the legislature as Leader of the Opposition. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon to be officially sworn-in, take seat in legislature

Falcon will be sworn in and sign his oath of office in a brief ceremony at 12:45 p.m.

B.C. Liberal leader Kevin Falcon addresses supporters after winning a byelection for a seat in the legislature in the riding of Vancouver-Quilchena on Saturday, April 30, 2022. A swearing-in ceremony is set for this afternoon in Victoria as B.C.'s new Liberal leader enters the legislature as Leader of the Opposition. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
B.C. Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon gives a statement and answers questions from reporters during an media availability at the legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

B.C. Opposition leader Kevin Falcon to target NDP on crime, health, affordability

BC Liberal leader enters legislature with a clear priority list of targets

B.C. Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon gives a statement and answers questions from reporters during an media availability at the legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
B.C. Liberal Party Leader Kevin Falcon during a press conference at legislature in Victoria, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022. A byelection that could put new British Columbia Liberal leader Kevin Falcon back in the province’s legislature is a race about the past and future, say both the candidates and political experts. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Byelection a battle over past and future for BC Liberal leader Kevin Falcon, experts

Falcon, 59, was elected party leader in February after more than a decade away from B.C. politics

B.C. Liberal Party Leader Kevin Falcon during a press conference at legislature in Victoria, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022. A byelection that could put new British Columbia Liberal leader Kevin Falcon back in the province’s legislature is a race about the past and future, say both the candidates and political experts. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Grace Lore, B.C. Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity. (File Contributed)

B.C. seeks input on pay transparency bill to close the gender wage gap

The work will be led by Grace Lore, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity

Grace Lore, B.C. Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity. (File Contributed)
Former B.C. premier Christy Clark and Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes at the Quesnel Rodeo, July 2016. After an era of urban leaders Clark and Gordon Campbell appealing to the heartlands, the B.C. Liberal Party is working to restore urban support lost to the NDP. (B.C. government photo)

B.C. Liberals saddle up for urban comeback with Kevin Falcon

Opposition critics reassigned for NDP throne speech Tuesday

Former B.C. premier Christy Clark and Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes at the Quesnel Rodeo, July 2016. After an era of urban leaders Clark and Gordon Campbell appealing to the heartlands, the B.C. Liberal Party is working to restore urban support lost to the NDP. (B.C. government photo)
Kevin Falcon addresses the crowd after being elected leader of the British Columbia Liberal Party in Vancouver on Saturday, February 5, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Falcon heads to Victoria pledging BC Liberal rebuild, looks for seat in legislature

Falcon held a seat in Surrey for three terms before deciding not to run in the 2013 election

Kevin Falcon addresses the crowd after being elected leader of the British Columbia Liberal Party in Vancouver on Saturday, February 5, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Former cabinet minister Kevin Falcon speaks to delegates at a B.C. Liberal leadership debate, November 2021. (B.C. Liberal Party video)
Former cabinet minister Kevin Falcon speaks to delegates at a B.C. Liberal leadership debate, November 2021. (B.C. Liberal Party video)

Kevin Falcon wins B.C. Liberal leadership race

Former cabinet minister now B.C. Liberal leader

Former cabinet minister Kevin Falcon speaks to delegates at a B.C. Liberal leadership debate, November 2021. (B.C. Liberal Party video)
Former cabinet minister Kevin Falcon speaks to delegates at a B.C. Liberal leadership debate, November 2021. (B.C. Liberal Party video)
B.C. Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson announces he is stepping down as party leader, during a news conference in Burnaby, B.C., on Monday, October 26, 2020. A judge is set to deliver her decision Saturday over a petition that asked the British Columbia Supreme Court to delay the release of results from the B.C. Liberal party's leadership vote scheduled for this evening.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Judge rejects bid to delay the release of B.C. Liberal leadership results

The B.C. Liberal party can go ahead with the scheduled release of the results

B.C. Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson announces he is stepping down as party leader, during a news conference in Burnaby, B.C., on Monday, October 26, 2020. A judge is set to deliver her decision Saturday over a petition that asked the British Columbia Supreme Court to delay the release of results from the B.C. Liberal party's leadership vote scheduled for this evening.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Former B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson leaves the stage after announcing he was stepping down during a news conference in Burnaby on Monday, October 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. Liberal audit of new members was extensive, lawyer tells court

Last-minute petition asks judge to delay the scheduled release of leadership contest results

Former B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson leaves the stage after announcing he was stepping down during a news conference in Burnaby on Monday, October 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Former B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson leaves the stage after announcing he was stepping down during a news conference in Burnaby on Monday, October 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. Liberal audit of new members was extensive, lawyer tells court

Last-minute petition asks judge to delay the scheduled release of leadership contest results

Former B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson leaves the stage after announcing he was stepping down during a news conference in Burnaby on Monday, October 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Former B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson walks to the legislature before the budget speech in Victoria, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Voting to elect the next leader of British Columbia’s Liberals is underway as the party is expected to be in court Friday to face a challenge that asks a judge to delay the scheduled release of Saturday’s leadership results for 15 days. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Voting underway in B.C. Liberal leadership contest as party faces court challenge

Online and telephone voting started Thursday for the next party leader

Former B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson walks to the legislature before the budget speech in Victoria, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Voting to elect the next leader of British Columbia’s Liberals is underway as the party is expected to be in court Friday to face a challenge that asks a judge to delay the scheduled release of Saturday’s leadership results for 15 days. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
B.C. Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson leaves the stage after announcing he is stepping down as party leader, during a news conference in Burnaby, B.C., Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. A new leader will be chosen by British Columbia’s Liberals on Saturday after a months-long campaign that often focused on renewal and a new course for a party that has lost successive elections after 16 years in power. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

After reflecting on two election defeats, BC Liberals get ready to elect new leader

A new leader will be chosen by British Columbia’s Liberals on Saturday…

B.C. Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson leaves the stage after announcing he is stepping down as party leader, during a news conference in Burnaby, B.C., Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. A new leader will be chosen by British Columbia’s Liberals on Saturday after a months-long campaign that often focused on renewal and a new course for a party that has lost successive elections after 16 years in power. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Former B.C. finance minister Kevin Falcon speaks to media prior to a provincial, territorial and federal finance ministers meeting in Victoria on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Geoff Howe

B.C. Liberals launch review of new memberships ahead of Feb. 5 party leadership vote

7 candidates vying to replace former leader Andrew Wilkinson, party has about 43,000 members

Former B.C. finance minister Kevin Falcon speaks to media prior to a provincial, territorial and federal finance ministers meeting in Victoria on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Geoff Howe
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces new COVID-19 measures for Alberta in Calgary, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

To Have and Have Not: Alberta opens can of worms, but will B.C. bite?

Equalization payments have often been used to incite political anger in Canada

  • Nov 1, 2021
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces new COVID-19 measures for Alberta in Calgary, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh