Newspaper article The Canadian Press

B.C. Election Plans

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

B.C. Election Plans

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B.C. election plans

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B.C. ELECTION ADVISORY

Questions can be directed to Bureau Chief Wendy Cox (wendy.cox@thecanadianpress.com) or News Editor Terri Theodore (terri.theodore@thecanadianpress.com). The telephone number for both is 604-687-1662.

COMING THURSDAY:

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VANCOUVER -- With the NDP platform completely released and its deficit numbers now plain, the Liberals are expected to step up their attacks. Finance Minister Mike de Jong likened the platform to a "weekend with the Kardashians."

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VANCOUVER -- Both the Liberals and the NDP campaigns are spending much of their 28 days on the hustings in Metro Vancouver. British Columbia's largest centre holds more than half the province's ridings and the votes in some of them can't be taken for granted.

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WHERE THE LEADERS ARE:

LIBERALS:

VANCOUVER _ Premier Christy Clark will deliver a keynote speech at a luncheon event. (12 p.m. at Century Plaza Hotel 1015 Burrard St.)

NDP:

x-VANCOUVER _ NDP Leader Adrian Dix appears on CKNW radio (8:45 a.m. at 700 West Georgia)

x-RICHMOND, B.C., B.C. _ NDP Leader Adrian Dix appears on Fairchild radio with candidates Gabriel Yu and Frank Huang (10:30 a.m. at 4151 Hazelbridge Way)

x-VANCOUVER _ NDP Leader Adrian Dix appears on AM1320 with candidate George Chow (12 p.m. at 100-1200 W 73rd)

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ELECTION STORIES WEDNESDAY:

NDP platform includes three budget deficits

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VICTORIA -- British Columbians can expect three consecutive deficit budgets if Adrian Dix's New Democrats are elected May 14 and there are no guarantees the province will have climbed out of the red by the fourth year either. Dix released the NDP's complete election platform Wednesday, saying it will be a challenge to balance the books in the fourth year of an NDP government. PHOTO

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