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Garde Gardom recalled fondly as a ‘happy warrior’ with a terrific sense of humour

June 20, 2013

Former NDP premier Mike Harcourt recalls Garde Gardom – a political opponent – as a man who wouldn’t let party differences get in the way of a friendship or personal respect.”He was a very happy warrior,” said Harcourt of the former lieutenant-governor and attorney-general, who died Tuesday at age 88. Vancouver Sun – News / [...]

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Garde Gardom recalled fondly as a ‘happy warrior’ with a terrific sense of humour

June 20, 2013

Former NDP premier Mike Harcourt recalls Garde Gardom – a political opponent – as a man who wouldn’t let party differences get in the way of a friendship or personal respect.”He was a very happy warrior,” said Harcourt of the former lieutenant-governor and attorney-general, who died Tuesday at age 88. Vancouver Sun – News / [...]

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Harcourt endorses Adrian Dix

May 11, 2013
Harcourt endorses Adrian Dix

He supported Mike Farnworth for the NDP leadership back in 2011, but former B.C. premier Mike Harcourt is now singing the praises of Adrian Dix. Harcourt gave Dix his endorsement today, citing his positive campaign. “I became very concerned about the nasty tone that was starting to come into the campaign and I thought you [...]

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Premier's perspective: Key issue of election is shortage of skilled people

May 10, 2013

Each week during the campaign, we talk to a former B.C. premier about the provincial campaign and why it matters. This week: former NDP premier Mike Harcourt (1991-1996) globeandmail – British Columbia

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Study says Liberals, NDP produce similar economic outcomes

May 9, 2013
Study says Liberals, NDP produce similar economic outcomes

For years the BC Liberals have been telling us they are better economic managers than the NDP. But a new study out of UBC’s Sauder School of Business suggests there’s not much difference between the two parties. Associate Professor Tsur Somerville looked at how the economy fared compared to other provinces under the NDP in the [...]

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