Minority government could be the tonic B.C. needs – The Globe and Mail

The decision of British Columbia’s Green and NDP parties to enter a supply and confidence arrangement – whereby, in effect, Green MLAs will vote with an NDP minority government in matters of confidence, including money bills, and other agreed-upon policies, but otherwise reserve the right to support or oppose legislation on a vote-by-vote basis – takes B.C. into uncharted waters. There are big risks for both parties and the province, but there is also a chance that the experience will be transformative and democratizing.

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