The NDP's stunning loss in B.C. is being deconstructed, dissected, analyzed and mourned over not only here but across the country.
Remember that there is no silver bullet solution, the NDP weren't one before this election and there certainly isn't one afterwards.
Describing much of the Left as 'speechless' after a stunning election defeat, the Vancouver & District Labour Council president reflects on what went wrong -- and what's next.
Today, many people in British Columbia -- and indeed across Canada -- are trying to determine just how the BC Liberals won the provincial election and what implications this surprise result will have.
The BC Liberals pulled off a stunning upset Tuesday, defeating the BC NDP to win a majority in the provincial election.
Andrew Weaver won the first ever Green seat in B.C., while the Liberals stunned the NDP. (Photo: Lyle Stafford, Victoria Times Colonist)
Polls are open in B.C. until 8pm PST. One great place to be for informed commentary and debate tonight is Babble's election discussion thread.
We are asking the NDP and the Liberals to co-operate and pass the budget (possibility with some tweaking). However we are frankly asking for much more.
There's one big editorial endorsement missing. The Vancouver Sun editorial board has -- in an unusual move for them -- declined to issue an election editorial.
Adrian Dix spoke to 1000 people at a 'rally for change' Sunday in Vancouver. (Photo: brent_granby / flickr)