The Leaders

Students from across British Columbia had the opportunity to submit questions to the party leaders. We shared the five selected questions with all the registered political parties running candidates in the 2017 provincial election.

Posted below are videos of each student question as well as the party leader responses received so far.


Question 1: Housing Prices

    • “How will you address the issue of high housing prices and how will you make sure that kids of my generation will be able to afford housing in the future?”

École Cedardale Elementary
West Vancouver
[YouTube]

Christy Clark
Liberal
[YouTube]

John Horgan
NDP
[YouTube]

Andrew Weaver
Green
[YouTube]

Clayton Welwood
Libertarian
[YouTube]

Rod Taylor
Christian Heritage
[YouTube]

James Filippelli
Your Political Party
[YouTube]

George Gidora
Communist
[YouTube]

Phillip Ryan
Citizens First
[YouTube]

Erik Deutscher
For British Columbia
[YouTube]
 
Mervyn Ritchie
Land Air Water
[YouTube]

Zachary Johnson
Progressive
[YouTube]
 
Robin Richardson
Vancouver Island
[YouTube]
 


Question 2: Education

    • “What improvements will you make to the current education system?”

Seaquam Secondary
Delta
[YouTube]

Christy Clark
Liberal
[YouTube]

John Horgan
NDP
[YouTube]

Andrew Weaver
Green
[YouTube]

Clayton Welwood
Libertarian
[YouTube]

Rod Taylor
Christian Heritage
[YouTube]

James Filippelli
Your Political Party
[YouTube]

George Gidora
Communist
[YouTube]

Phillip Ryan
Citizens First
[YouTube]

Erik Deutscher
For British Columbia
[YouTube]
 
Mervyn Ritchie
Land Air Water
[YouTube]

Zachary Johnson
Progressive
[YouTube]
 
Robin Richardson
Vancouver Island
[YouTube]
 


Question 3: Minimum Wage

    • “Are you prepared to raise minimum wage to help cover the increase in the cost of living?”

Belmont Senior Secondary
Victoria
[YouTube]

Christy Clark
Liberal
[YouTube]

John Horgan
NDP
[YouTube]

Andrew Weaver
Green
[YouTube]

Clayton Welwood
Libertarian
[YouTube]

Rod Taylor
Christian Heritage
[YouTube]

James Filippelli
Your Political Party
[YouTube]

George Gidora
Communist
[YouTube]

Phillip Ryan
Citizens First
[YouTube]

Erik Deutscher
For British Columbia
[YouTube]
 
Mervyn Ritchie
Land Air Water
[YouTube]

Zachary Johnson
Progressive
[YouTube]
 
Robin Richardson
Vancouver Island
[YouTube]
 


Question 4: Economy and Environment

    • “How will your party strike balance between the crucial ecological and economical needs of our province?”

Westsyde Secondary
Kamloops
[YouTube]

Christy Clark
Liberal
[YouTube]

John Horgan
NDP
[YouTube]

Andrew Weaver
Green
[YouTube]

Clayton Welwood
Libertarian
[YouTube]

Rod Taylor
Christian Heritage
[YouTube]

James Filippelli
Your Political Party
[YouTube]

George Gidora
Communist
[YouTube]

Phillip Ryan
Citizens First
[YouTube]

Erik Deutscher
For British Columbia
[YouTube]
 
Mervyn Ritchie
Land Air Water
[YouTube]

Zachary Johnson
Progressive
[YouTube]

Robin Richardson
Vancouver Island
[YouTube
 


Question 5: Priorities

    • “What will be your #1 priority if you are elected? What will be the first action you would take as premier?”

Hart Highlands Elementary
Prince George
[YouTube]

Christy Clark
Liberal
[YouTube]

John Horgan
NDP
[YouTube]

Andrew Weaver
Green
[YouTube]

Clayton Welwood
Libertarian
[YouTube]

Rod Taylor
Christian Heritage
[YouTube]

James Filippelli
Your Political Party
[YouTube]

George Gidora
Communist
[YouTube]

Phillip Ryan
Citizens First
[YouTube]

Erik Deutscher
For British Columbia
[YouTube]
 
Mervyn Ritchie
Land Air Water
[YouTube]

Zachary Johnson
Progressive
[YouTube]

Robin Richardson
Vancouver Island
[YouTube