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The Vancouver Island Party Makes An Impact

by Robin Richardson
The Vancouver Island Party (VIP) is pleased that B.C. Liberal Premier Christy Clark, after years of neglect, is launching, for the first time ever, a Vancouver Island - specific platform for the May 9, 2017 provincial election. B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan is also stressing Vancouver Island in his party’s platform. The Vancouver Island Party claims credit for the other parties’ new focus on Vancouver Island and invites them, as well as the BC Green and the BC Conservative parties, to adopt any or all of our comprehensive policy platform proposals for Vancouver Island. After all, when the voters of [...]
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Toronto Star Reports Founding of Vancouver Island Party

by Robin Richardson
A new political party in British Columbia believes that Vancouver Island should become Canada’s 11th province, and a former Toronto MP is leading the charge. Robin Richardson, the Progressive Conservative MP for the Beaches riding (now roughly Toronto-Danforth and Beaches-East York) for nine months in 1979 to 1980, is the founder and leader of the Vancouver Island Party. It was registered with Elections BC in March 2015 but only went public last week, and a key point in its platform is to eventually have the island become its own province. “Vancouver Island is a wonderful place to live and work, [...]
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Vancouver Island Party lays out its declaration of independence from BC – Victoria News

by Robin Richardson
Bridge to the mainland, free ferries, light rail part of newly launched political party vision for becoming Canada's 11th province Source: Vancouver Island Party lays out its declaration of independence from BC - Victoria News

Jack Knox: New political party pitches Island as 11th province

by Robin Richardson
While listening to Victoria’s Robin Richardson talk about his new political party, a thought springs to mind: How many separatist movements does Vancouver Island need? There was the shadowy . . . Source: Jack Knox: New political party pitches Island as 11th province While listening to Victoria’s Robin Richardson talk about his new political party, a thought springs to mind: How many separatist movements does Vancouver Island need? There was the shadowy Sovereign State of Vancouver Island faction that emerged, briefly, in 2013 to demand that we get a divorce from the rest of Canada. That was also the year [...]

New political party wants a sovereign Vancouver Island

by Robin Richardson
WATCH: As the United Kingdom votes on its future with the European Union this week – a new provincial party is forming on Vancouver Island with a mandate to separate from B.C. and become its own province. Monica Martinez reports.  The Vancouver Island flag flew in front of the B.C. legislature in May to mark … Source: New political party wants a sovereign Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island to Become a New Province

New Regional Provincial Political Party Formed Vancouver Island To Become a New Canadian Province Victoria, BC: The Vancouver Island Party (“VanIsle Party” or “Party” for short) has been formed for the May 9, 2017 provincial election with a two-fold mission: To benefit more fully Vancouver Island as a region of British Columbia economically, socially, environmentally and culturally, and To establish Vancouver Island as a province of Canada as soon as possible. Party Leader, Dr. Robin M. Richardson, PhD, a Harvard University-educated business economist and former Canadian Member of Parliament (Progressive Conservative, Toronto-Beaches, 1979-80), stated, ”Our beloved Island’s distinct way of [...]