January 30, 2019

Leader’s Report, January 2019

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by Don Wilson, Party Leader Wow, I can’t believe January is already over! It feels like just yesterday that we were all overstuffing ourselves and cramming in endless Christmas parties! It’s been quite the January, both for me and for the Party! First up, and most importantly to me (sorry guys) I became a father for the first time on January 18, 2019. Little Natalia is a total delight. She and Julia are doing marvelously

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January 29, 2019

What’s Wrong with the CleanBC Plan

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by Clayton Welwood, 2017 candidate for North Vancouver-Seymour From a political point of view, there’s much to dislike about carbon taxes. But from an economic point of view, the idea behind a carbon tax isn’t a bad one: the potential harms caused by greenhouse gas emissions are delayed, dispersed and difficult to determine, but still likely real, so a putting a price on these emissions will incentivize producers to reduce them, and motivate consumers to

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January 7, 2019

Bill Walker: Champion of the People

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  https://libertarian.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/nanaimo-release.mp4 NANAIMO – I don’t know if the voters of Nanaimo know the unusual position they are in. In what may be a first in history, their by-election could not only topple a government, it offers up something even rarer: the chance to elect a direct representative who wields unprecedented power. Let me explain. See, normally Provincial by-elections are hard contests for us small guys. The relatively low stakes of the by-elections usually mean

Elections

January 7, 2019

Be your own change

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Here is the most powerful thing you can do right now. Taxes go up, services go down, the government squanders money they take from you. If you are a working-class Canadian, this story sounds familiar, right? With the new carbon tax, gas and anything that depends on gasoline (which is pretty much everything) is going up in price yet again. I am sure if you are reading this you have already asked: “What can I

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December 31, 2018

Happy New Year BC!

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Dear British Columbian, As 2018 draws to a close, I would like to wish you an early happy New Year on behalf of the BC Libertarian Party. I would also like to take a moment to update you on the year that was and what we have planned for 2019. In the last year, we have made many great strides towards building the BC Libertarian Party as a viable governing alternative. We aim to bring

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