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Clark Issues Statement on NDP- Green Announcement

Monday, May 29, 2017 @ 2:49 PM

Prince George, B.C.- Premier Christy Clark has issued the following statement in the wake of the  announcement the Greens   have  decided to align with the NDP:

“In recent days, we have made every effort to reach a governing agreement, while standing firm on our core beliefs. It’s vitally important that British Columbians see the specific details of the agreement announced today by the BC NDP and Green Party leaders, which could have far-reaching consequences for our province’s future.

“As the incumbent government, and the party with the most seats in the legislature, we have a responsibility to carefully consider our next steps. I will consult on those steps with the newly elected BC Liberal caucus, and have more to say tomorrow.”


I feel that parties as such have no place in aligning themselves with any other party so that they can gang up on the governing party. To me it says the Greens can’t go with what they have and as such climb onto the porch with another big dog. If I voted The Greens I would be a tad peeved, as it would be the NDP making the decisions and the Greens having to go along with it. Just my perspective in Laymen’s terms as my life doesn’t surround myself with politics.

    Really we need more than just 3 total parties and some cooperation in the house. Would be nice if there were more options than these three and people actually had to work together to get stuff done. I read somewhere about a proposed Northern party that represents people north of Hope, which would be pretty cool since all our votes up here seemingly just add seats to parties with all interest down south.

    Imagine if all the risings north of Hope had one party representing Northern BC.. no government could succeed without considering the voices of those MLAs…

Big surprise? ….NOT.

If either party had tipped their hand on a coalition government then the vote may have leaned to the Liberals.

Gloves are off now… I hope the Lib’s can convince one member of the Greens to cross the floor and swing the balance their way. Not sure of the logistics of how this would come off but it would serve the Green Party and NDP right.

OMG ….are we heading back to big time government debt and deficits…perhaps FAST FERRY II the sequel (Vin Diesel – as captain…LOL) will play out…or some other equally moronic left wing fiasco!

    You do know Bc Libs added more to provincial debt in the last 4 years than any other government? If I can find the article again I’ll link it, but an independent look at a whole bunch of economic categories showed the NDP actually outerformed the liberals in job creation, GDP, exports, and smaller debt increases than the governments before or after them. Liberals led onlower unemployment rates and a couple others that I can’t recall. The last 4 years were the worst though.. something like 10 billion over just those 4. Who knows what’ll happen, the people in the NDP during the early 90s are long gone, the party is nothing like it was then

    After BC Rail, HST, BC Place, Port Mann, Sea to Sky, Canada place, BC Hydro IPP, Site C, $100 Billion Prosperity, $10 Billion added to the debt in one 4 year term….

    Fast Ferries is even a thing?

      Bang on Taxed out, and you have not even mentioned the closure of some 70 mills since the Liberals were elected. The closure of Pulp and Paper Mills, Mines, Fisheries, etc; etc;

      Anyone who thinks the Liberals have done a good job in the past 10 years is totally out of touch with reality.

      I like how the anti ndp cling to the fast ferries and “deck gate”. Time to let it go…is there any ndp still sitting that was involved with that?

Global news Keith Baldry had some statistics on the NDP performance and it is being critized by people that dont know what they are actually yapping about.Lets open the books for the last 10 years and see exactly what the truth is.

Sieg…. please go ahead and provide the links that compare the Liberals to the NDP. Here are a few more facts you should consider:

* BC under the NDP had a very weak Provincial Credit rating and the worst GDP of all provinces including New Found Land.

* The NDP ran repeated deficits and crippled small business that drives the economy.

As for Taxed Out comments… the Capital projects eluded to above are long term outlays for infrastructure and the like. They in no way parallel the fiasco of the Fast Ferries. BC rail was a socialist hiding ground with the worst rail efficiency measures in North America. Please try again….

Taxed out, you can’t compare stuff when people don’t like it.. they hate the truth…lol

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