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NDP Leadership Candidates on Cycling

The NDP leadership race is in the final stretch with the advanced poll taking place from April 11 to 16 followed by the election day and the Leadership Assembly on April 17. To help compare the candidate’s positions on cycling, here are the posts containing their responses in the order we received them:John Horganhttp://bccyclingcoalition.blogspot.com/2011/03/ndp-leadership-candidate-john-horgan-on.html Adrian [...]

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NDP Leadership Candidate Mike Farnworth on Cycling

In response to the BCCC’s request for NDP Leadership candidate Mike Farnworth’s positions on cycling, his campaign forwarded us the press release below. In the candidate survey, we requested that they indicate the level of funding they support for cycling. Farnworth is the first leadership candidate to specify a dollar amount for walking and cycling. [...]

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Encourage Premier Clark to Support Cycling

Please send a message to Premier Clark at the address below indicating your strong support for a comprehensive Provincial Cycling Strategy including investment in high quality cycling facilities, education, promotion and legislation including a revised Motor Vehicle Act that places the priority on the safety of cyclists and other vulnerable road users. Other Ministers involved in cycling [...]

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NDP Leadership Candidate Adrian Dix on Cycling

Here is the response from NDP Leadership Candidate Adrian Dix to our cycling survey. Adrian is the first leadership candidate from either party to complete the survey. 1. How often do you ride a bicycle per month?  I actually don’t cycle. I run, walk and use transit for most of my urban/suburban travel.  2. What [...]

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NDP Leadership Candidate John Horgan on Cycling

Here is the response from NDP Leadership Candidate John Horgan regarding cycling. Thank you very much for the opportunity to respond to the BC Cycling Coalition survey. As many of the questions relate to government spending, it is premature for me to make any fiscal commitments at this time. That being said, as a recreational [...]

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Support a National Cycling Strategy to Help Curb Childhood Obesity

Governments across Canada including the Province of BC, have started a dialog on childhood obesity. Our Health Our Future, a National Dialog on Healthy Weight. They are encouraging all British Columbians to participate. There is an on-line forum where people and groups can submit ideas and vote on ideas submitted by others. Please vote for the [...]

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Encourage Leadership Candidates to Support Cycling

Three political parties, the BC NDP, BC Liberals and BC Conservative Party are in the midst of readership races. This is an excellent opportunity to engage and educate these political leaders on cycling. Please contact them through the links below and encourage them to support cycling. Volunteering on their campaigns and going to campaign events [...]

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Call for Directors

The British Columbia Cycling Coalition (BCCC) is seeking enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about cycling to stand for nomination as candidates for our board of directors at the Annual General Meeting on December 4, 2010. We encourage people from all around the province to consider this opportunity to help improve cycling in the province and [...]

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Annual General Meeting – Dec. 4

Mark Your Calendars for an Interactive Afternoon With Your Provincial Cycling Advocate Colleagues! British Columbia Cycling Coalition Annual General Meeting Saturday, December 4, 2010 Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Location: Tsawwassen Library, 1321A 56th Street, Delta BC Transit: Buses 601 or 609 – for info go to Trip Planner at http://www.translink.ca/ View Larger Map [...]

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