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  New Democratic Party of British Columbia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The New Democratic Party of British Columbia is a democratic socialist political party in British Columbia, Canada.
It is the provincial arm of the New Democratic Party of Canada.
The party was formed in 1933 as the British Columbia section of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) by a coalition of the Socialist Party of Canada (BC), the League for Social Reconstruction, and affiliated organizations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Democratic_Party_of_British_Columbia   (2399 words)

  
 Britain.tv Wikipedia - New Democratic Party
The New Democratic Party (NDP; Nouveau Parti Démocratique in French) is a political party in Canada with a social democratic philosophy that contests elections at both the federal and provincial levels.
The influence of organized labour on the party is still reflected in the party's conventions as labour votes are scaled to 45% of the total number of ballots cast.
However the party does not allow her to be part of the parliamentary caucus, as the NDP favours the abolition of the Canadian Senate.
www.britain.tv /wikipedia.php?title=New_Democratic_Party   (3478 words)

  
 New Democratic Party - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
New Democrats are also active municipally, and have been elected mayors, councillors, and school and service board members — Toronto mayor David Miller is a leading example.
The influence of organized labour on the party is still reflected in the party's leadership elections as labour votes are scaled to 25% of the total number of ballots cast.
However the party does not allow her to be part of the parliamentary caucus, as the NDP favours the abolition of the Senate.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/NDP   (1990 words)

  
 British Columbia New Democratic Party leadership conventions - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This page covers the results of leadership conventions in the British Columbia New Democratic Party (known as the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation before 1961).
It was also determined, at this meeting, that the party's future leadership would be decided by delegated conventions.
Berger stepped down as party leader after the NDP lost the provincial election of 1969.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/British_Columbia_New_Democratic_Party_leadership_conventions   (235 words)

  
 The Militant - 9/16/96 -- British Columbia: NDP Undercuts Labor's Gains
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -Following its reelection May 28, the New Democratic Party government of British Columbia declared a freeze on building a series of educational, health, and other facilities the NDP promised during the election campaign.
The NDP is a social democratic party with formal ties to major unions.
In the spring, Glen Clark was elected as the new leader of the NDP.
www.themilitant.com /1996/6032/6032_25.html   (732 words)

  
 thetyee.ca :: The New Democratic Party: A Look Back   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
British Columbia's New Democratic Party, handed its worst-ever defeat in 2001, aims for a breath-taking comeback to government in 2005.
The New Democratic Party's electoral history in British Columbia dates to 1933, when its predecessor the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation first contested a provincial general election.
The party also gained a plurality of seats on four more occasions, all in federal tilts: 1962 (10 of 22), 1963 and 1965 (nine of 22 in both), and 1972 (11 of 23).
thetyee.ca /Election/Battleground/2005/05/11/NDPLookback   (1656 words)

  
 British Columbia's New Democrats Say Legalize It
The BC New Democrats are the leading opposition party in the province, holding 33 of the 79 seats in the provincial legislative assembly.
This puts the provincial party squarely at odds with the national Conservative government of Prime Minister Steven Harper, who has said he does not think federal funds should be spent for such programs.
The move only further cements British Columbia's reputation as a pot-friendly province and Vancouver as a mecca for marijuana pilgrims.
www.hempworld.com /HempPharm/articles/ndpres.html   (446 words)

  
 New Democratic Party of British Columbia - East Kootenay Constituency
After settling into a home of their own, Erda and her family were faced with learning a new language and adapting to a different culture, an experience that has given her a deep understanding of appreciation of cultural differences.
Her first motion to the house was to increase the minimum wage for working people in British Columbia.
She was on the Board of BC Hydro, the Columbia Basin Trust and also sat on the Transportation Finance Authority.
www.ekndp.org   (404 words)

  
 British Columbia voters going to polls on May 16
Victoria - British Columbia's New Democratic Party government has called a provincial election for May 16 with opinion polls indicating it is almost certain to lose to the opposition Liberals.
With the latest published poll putting Liberal support at 66% compared to just 17% for the New Democrats, even Premier Ujjal Dossanjh portrayed himself as the underdog when he announced the campaign on Wednesday.
Even some New Democrats are whispering openly that the party could lose every seat it holds unless public opinion shifts significantly during the campaign.
www.nupge.ca /news_2001/news_ap01/n19ap01b.htm   (344 words)

  
 Random Works of the Web » Blog Archive » British Columbia general election, 1969
The British Columbia general election of 1969 was the 29th general election in the Province of British Columbia, Canada.
The conservative Social Credit Party of British Columbia was re-elected with a majority in the legislature to a seventh term in government.
The opposition New Democratic Party of British Columbia won about one-third of the popular vote, roughly the same as in the previous election, but lost four of its 16 seats in the legislature.
random.dragonslife.org /british-columbia-general-election-1969/1877   (219 words)

  
 New Democratic party. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The CCF, formed in 1932, began as a largely W Canadian federation of farm, labor, and socialist groups with a democratic socialist program of increased welfare measures, moderate nationalization, and government economic planning.
It had some success, especially in western provinces, and was the majority party in Saskatchewan (1944–64).
Alexa McDonough became party leader in 1995; Jack Layton succeeded her in 2003.
www.bartleby.com /65/ne/NewDemoc.html   (204 words)

  
 XPDNC - Political Party Links
This is the only Bahamian party which is prepared to be fair to the Unions of this country.
The true leftist voice of Quebec politics is a new alternative with values of solidarity, ecology, equality between men and women.
The party "of the ballot box and of the streets" ("un parti des urnes et de la rue").
www.xpdnc.com /links/polparty.html   (755 words)

  
 British Columbia Treaty process referendum
The British Columbia New Democratic Party is working with aboriginal, faith and community organizations to promote an "active boycott" of the referendum.
The British Columbia New Democratic Party is asking its supporters across the province to boycott the referendum on treaty negotiations now in the mail.
The announcement was made last night during a province-wide teleconference meeting of the Party's Provincial Council delegates and constituency association representatives.
www.turtleisland.org /news/news-bctreaty-referendum-ndp.htm   (536 words)

  
 Election-day in British Columbia: New Democratic Party in trouble
Today is election-day in British Columbia and the BC New Democratic Party is trailing in the polls.
When Carole James was elected leader of the BC New Democratic Party she was substantially to the left of where she stands now, and that isn’t saying much.
The leaders of the New Democratic Party see the link with the labour movement as a threat to their positions, and rightly so.
www.marxist.com /canada-bc-election-day170505.htm   (1353 words)

  
 New Democratic party - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
NEW DEMOCRATIC PARTY [New Democratic party] (NDP), Canadian political party, founded in 1961 when the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) reorganized itself and entered into close ties with Canadian labor unions, especially the Canadian Labor Congress (CLC).
It had some success, especially in western provinces, and was the majority party in Saskatchewan (1944-64).
The elections of 1993, 1997, and 2000 saw its representation in Ottawa severely reduced, but 2004 and 2006 reversed that trend (though the NDP remained the smallest party in parliament).
www.encyclopedia.com /html/N/NewD1emoc.asp   (492 words)

  
 Canadian Politics: Member of a Political Party?
I'm currently a MEmber of the New Democratic Party of Canada and the Ontario New Democratic party.
I support the Labour Party of the UK, I support the German SPD and the American Social Democrats and the American Democratic Party and the Socialist party of Spain.
The only parties I've given money to, besides one which I won't say because it's my stupidty of youth are, the NDP, the PC's and Sinn Féin of the Republic of Ireland.
www.canadiancontent.net /forums/about15552.html   (1576 words)

  
 Welcome to the New Democratic Party of British Columbia
As social democrats we believe in a balanced and responsible approach to government, so that people can enjoy a strong economy, healthy communities, and a clean, sustainable environment.
New Democrats work together to make sure that the needs and aspirations of ordinary people -- in British Columbia and across Canada -- are effectively represented in the political process.
As a member of the New Democratic Party, you are helping to create a political atmosphere that helps people to work together instead of dividing them.
aboutus.bcndp.ca   (171 words)

  
 Mapleleafweb.com: 2005 British Columbia Provincial Election
British Columba (BC) voters will go to the polls on May 17, 2005 to elect a new provincial government and to vote in a referendum on major reforms to the electoral system.
Recent polls suggest the incumbent BC Liberal Party is slightly outpacing the BC New Democratic Party; but British Columbia is famously unpredictable when it comes to politics and elections.
And the province has a history of topsy-turvy voting behaviour, prone to vast swings between social democratic and conservative governments from election to election.
www.mapleleafweb.com /features/electoral/british-columbia/index.html   (340 words)

  
 Bev Doolittle Paintings -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 2003, she ran as a candidate for the leadership of the New Democratic Party representing the party's Socialist Caucus but won only 1.1% of the vote in the election.
Dosanjh was a former leader of the New Democratic Party of British Columbia and briefly Premier of British Columbia before his and the BC NDP's election loss in 2001.
She ran as a National Party candidate in the 1993 federal election.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/16/bev-doolittle-paintings.html   (1269 words)

  
 Welcome to the New Democratic Party of British Columbia
Join Young New Democrats on your campus or in your community as we work together to defeat Gordon Campbell and the BC Liberals.
The BC Young New Democrats is the youth section of the NDP.
As a Young New Democrat, you get updates on our activities, a free subscription to our magazine Forward (to which we always welcome submissions), and the right to be a delegate to conventions and meetings where you can vote on Party policies and elect local candidates.
youth.bc.ndp.ca   (353 words)

  
 The Militant - August 27, 2001 -- British Columbia government orders end of strike
The leader of the New Democratic Party (NDP) in British Columbia, Joy MacPhail, said she was happy with the law but that the government could have ended the bus strike weeks ago.
The NDP is a social democratic party based on the unions.
According to the British Columbia Nurses' Union, 5,000 nurses have signed letters of resignation.
www.themilitant.com /2001/6533/653311.html   (758 words)

  
 Democratic Canada
New Democratic Parties are sections of the federal New Democratic Party of Canada.
Biography, professional and political background for Jack Layton, leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada.
New Democratic Youth of Canada/Jeunes Néo-démocrates du Canada.....fed.ndp.ca..
www.bluedogdemocrats.com /democratic-canada.html   (186 words)

  
 The New Yorker: Fact
Joseph Biden, the senior senator from Delaware, is the Democratic Party’s main spokesman on international affairs; he is also a man who, on occasion, seems not to know, when sentences leave his mouth, where they are going or what they are meant to convey.
For a Democrat who wants to cultivate an image of toughness on national security, the challenge is to adopt positions that, in some cases, are closer to those of Paul Wolfowitz than to those of Edward Kennedy while remaining loyal to the Party.
Senator Clinton said that complaints about a lack of Democratic steadfastness are “always surprising to me, because so many of the disastrous mistakes in foreign policy over the past forty or fifty years have been made by Republicans.” She went on, “I don’t know all the reasons voters and observers might hold that view.
www.newyorker.com /fact/content/index.ssf?050321fa_fact   (3501 words)

  
 Political Parties Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Democratic Party of Socialists - This is the website of the manifesto of the President of Montenegro, the smaller republic in the Yugoslav Federation.
Fatherland Party - Populist party, in coalition with the "All Russia" Party.
Party of the Hungarian Coalition - Party for the minority Hungarian population.
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 Ruling Liberals of British Columbia attack opposition in election campaign - Wikinews
With a less than an impressive outcome from the Leadership Debate, the ruling British Columbia Liberal Party came out with a very aggressive strategy over the weekend, stalking the campaign of rival New Democratic Party of British Columbia (NDP).
In a clear shift of tactics away from promoting their economic record as deserving a second term in office, the Gordon Campbell campaign told voters in Mission that an NDP government would be a return to the days of premier Glen Clark, who led the province during an economic downturn.
In the process they reduced the former ruling party to 2 seats, primarily on a series of leadership scandals and the FastCat Fiasco.
en.wikinews.org /wiki/Ruling_Liberals_of_British_Columbia_attack_opposition_in_election_campaign   (487 words)

  
 Rediff On The NeT: Indian Rivals Won't Join Battle
Finally, Moe Sihota has announced that he will not run for the leadership of the New Democratic Party in British Columbia.
The 35th annual convention of the British Columbia NDP will take place in Vancouver, February 18 to 20, next year.
He had also said that Dosanjh had allowed the drive go on because the new members could help him become the premier of the province.
www.rediff.com /news/1999/dec/16us.htm   (344 words)

  
 Harcourt, Michael   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Michael Harcourt is a Senior Associate with the Sustainable Development Research Institute at the University of British Columbia and is also the President of Harcourt Enterprises Inc. where he is involved in a number of private business activities, as well as, speaking and advising internationally on sustainable cities issues.
Harcourt is a director of the Asia Pacific Foundation, a member of the International Centre for Sustainable Cities, the Advisory Committee of the Sing Tao School of Journalism at the University of British Columbia, and the Honorary Chair at the Pacific Rim Council on Urban Development.
Harcourt was born in Edmonton, Alberta in 1943 and raised in Vancouver.
www-rcf.usc.edu /~prcud/main/MEMBERS99/HARCOURT99.HTML   (294 words)

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