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With much regret and disappointment, the following notification, was sent by me, to the BC Conservative Party on Saturday May 23rd

This may come as a surprise to some, however with much regret and disappointment, the following notification, was sent by me, to the BC Conservative Party on Saturday May 23rd.


BC Conservative Party
Attention:
Dan Brooks; Party Leader
Ian MacDonald; Party President


This morning my Google News Alert pointed me to an article in The Peace Arch News entitled "BC Conservatives apologize to ousted South Surrey member".

I vividly recall Ms Patton and company doing everything they could to reek havoc within the BC Conservative Party, undermining us, and totally destroying any and all chances to be successful in the last provincial election.

Upon reading the above noted news story, and knowing the vicious campaign Patton, Eckardt, and Crocock waged against the BC Conservative party, I can no longer continue as a Party member. This trio, along with others, completely negated the thousands and thousand of hours hundreds of individuals, myself included, had tirelessly investe…

(Political) reform does not need to wait until the next parliament; reform is an ongoing process

Today I am reminded of the old saying, "The more things change, the more they stay the same."  Never was that more true than when it comes to politics.

This morning I tuned into an exchange with Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver, and political commentator Bill Tielman, on CBC radio in Victoria. The conversation revolved around Bill 20, which will allow any political party, or independent candidate, to receive information on who has or hasn't voted in an election.

Under existing ways of doing things, political parties identify their voters and remind them on voting day to get out and vote. Political parties may also have scrutineers at every poll to note those they have identified as their supporters when they vote, which also allows them to also know those who have not yet voted.

It has always been the responsibility of political parties to have people in place to be scrutineers. So here's the REAL reason for political parties to very quietly arrange to have El…