“When the announcement about the Kinder Morgan pipeline was made, it basically decimated Interior and northern BC for us — rural BC basically.”
|Former BC NDP leader Adrian Dix|
“This won’t be a large number of seats, because I’m expecting almost all the NDP incumbents to run again in the next election, so it’s going to affect only those seats where incumbents retire.”
“a collection of equity targets we want to see… candidates are approved by the party executive, and as a candidate comes forward they will be dealt with on a one-off basis.”
... appear ridiculous … quotas of this type, by their very nature, are an affront to the meritocracy principle, and to democracy itself.
Quota’s based on ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical challenges -- no matter how well intended -- have no place in a free and democratic society.