Author: Kevin Falcon

No power, few perks: The race for the most frustrating job in BC politics is heating up

DH NEWS It’s a job with no power, few perks, and you spend every day complaining about things you can’t control. Welcome to being leader of the official Opposition, the most frustrating job in BC politics. Even so, there’s quite a race shaping up to fill the position. Former finance minister Kevin Falcon announced his […]

No power, few perks: The race for the most frustrating job in BC politics is heating up

BATEMAN: The evolution of Kevin Falcon

Jordan Bateman: My own views have evolved considerably in 10 years. As Kevin Falcon returns to politics after a decade away, it will be vital for him to show and share his own evolution. THE ORCA Kevin Falcon is back in BC politics, and that’s a very good thing. His campaign launch has been smart, […]

BATEMAN: The evolution of Kevin Falcon

Falcon speaks out on opioid crisis, homelessness

The apparent frontrunner in the race to become the next leader of the B.C. Liberals is accusing the governing New Democrats of falling short on confronting the opioid crisis and homelessness in the province. PRINCE GEORGE CITIZEN The apparent frontrunner in the race to become the next leader of the B.C. Liberals is accusing the governing […]

Falcon speaks out on opioid crisis, homelessness

Falcon answers questions on past, looks to future after declaring candidacy for BC Liberals leadership

RADIO NL BC Liberal leadership hopeful Kevin Falcon is brushing aside past controversies or suggestions he comes into the race with baggage. Kevin Falcon himself has suggested his role in cabinet under Premiers Gordon Campbell and Christy Clark could be his biggest challenge to his leadership campaign. But on some of the specifics, he’s unapologetic. […]

Falcon answers questions on past, looks to future after declaring candidacy for BC Liberals leadership

Vaughn Palmer: Focus on Falcon means he’s the B.C. Liberal front-runner

Opinion: Hard to tell whether NDP attacks on Falcon indicate they fear him or whether it’s just his political baggage offers so many targets VANCOUVER SUN VICTORIA — As the Liberal leadership candidate with the longest baggage train, former cabinet minister Kevin Falcon spent much of his first few days in the race explaining himself. […]

Vaughn Palmer: Focus on Falcon means he’s the B.C. Liberal front-runner

MERRIFIELD: Off to the races

Katy Merrifield – who knows something about party leadership campaigns – assesses the declared and rumoured BC Liberal campaigns thus far. THE ORCA This week, former finance minister and perceived front-runner Kevin Falcon formally announced his bid to lead the BC Liberal Party. He joins fellow announced candidates Ellis Ross, Gavin Dew, and Michael Lee […]

MERRIFIELD: Off to the races

SHAW: Nine months of slings and arrows

Rob Shaw: After an impressive launch, Kevin Falcon enters the BC Liberal leadership race as the odds-on favourite – which paints a target on his back. THE ORCA Former finance minister Kevin Falcon pulled off a slick and impressive leadership launch Monday night, hitting on some major issues plaguing the party and promising a total […]

SHAW: Nine months of slings and arrows

Kevin Falcon runs for BC Liberal leadership

BUSINESS IN VANCOUVER Kevin Falcon, a cabinet minister under Gordon Campbell and Christy Clark, is the perceived front-runner in the campaign to succeed Andrew Wilkinson as BC Liberal leader. He discusses why he is returning to politics and how he wants to reshape the party. He is in conversation with Kirk LaPointe, BIV publisher and […]

Kevin Falcon runs for BC Liberal leadership

Vaughn Palmer: It will be tough for Falcon to get a consensus on renaming B.C. Liberals

Opinion: Renaming proposals have gone nowhere in the past, but ‘Liberal’ remains anathema for many on the right VANCOUVER SUN VICTORIA — Former cabinet minister Kevin Falcon launched his bid for the B.C. Liberal leadership this week by pledging to put the party through the name change game for the third time. “I believe our […]

Vaughn Palmer: It will be tough for Falcon to get a consensus on renaming B.C. Liberals

Falcon vows to renew BC Liberals with leadership bid

CKPGTODAY.CA PRINCE GEORGE – Kevin Falcon has announced his bid to become the BC Liberal leader, vowing to renew the party, and even floated a possible party name change on Monday night. Falcon spoke with CKPG News who said party members would obviously have their say in a possible name change but noted a change […]

Falcon vows to renew BC Liberals with leadership bid