BC Liberals

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

 

Kelowna-Mission Liberal MLA, Renee Merrifield says government needs to do more about crime rates in B.C. (Photo contributed)

‘Crime used to be a small part of Kelowna society, but not anymore’: MLA Merrifield

‘The system is broken and people have been taking matters into their own hands’

Kelowna-Mission Liberal MLA, Renee Merrifield says government needs to do more about crime rates in B.C. (Photo contributed)
B.C. Liberal leader Kevin Falcon speaks at a Kelowna Chamber of Commerce luncheon Jun. 27, 2002. (Photo/Gary Barnes)

Affordability in B.C. the focus for Liberal leader Falcon at Kelowna Chamber lunch

B.C. Liberal leader says NDP needs more accountability

B.C. Liberal leader Kevin Falcon speaks at a Kelowna Chamber of Commerce luncheon Jun. 27, 2002. (Photo/Gary Barnes)
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
Vancouver business owner Gavin Dew listens to Kelowna-Mission MLA Renee Merrifield at a B.C. Liberal leadership debate, November 2021. (B.C. Liberal Party video)

Nearly $94k contributed to Kelowna MLA’s bid to become B.C. Liberal leader

Renee Merrifield finished in sixth spot in a field of seven candidates in February’s leadership race

Vancouver business owner Gavin Dew listens to Kelowna-Mission MLA Renee Merrifield at a B.C. Liberal leadership debate, November 2021. (B.C. Liberal Party video)
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)
B.C. Lt. Governor Janet Austin (red jacket) enters the legislature to present the government’s throne speech, Feb. 8, 2022. (Hansard TV)

B.C. throne speech short on substance: Okanagan MLAs

‘Talk is cheap, action is everything’

B.C. Lt. Governor Janet Austin (red jacket) enters the legislature to present the government’s throne speech, Feb. 8, 2022. (Hansard TV)
BC Legislature (Govt. of BC)

Opposition critic portfolios for Okanagan and Shuswap MLAs

Appointments come just days after Kevin Falcon won the B.C. Liberal Party leadership

BC Legislature (Govt. of BC)
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
Vancouver business owner Gavin Dew listens to Kelowna-Mission MLA Renee Merrifield at a B.C. Liberal leadership debate, November 2021. (B.C. Liberal Party video)

Disappointing finish in Liberal leadership race for Kelowna-Mission MLA

Renee Merrifield ended up in sixth spot in a field of seven candidates

Vancouver business owner Gavin Dew listens to Kelowna-Mission MLA Renee Merrifield 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)
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
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