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B.C. Liberals to introduce legislation on campaign finance reform

Friday, March 10, 2017 @ 3:36 PM | By Amanda Jerome

On March 13, British Columbia Premier Christy Clark will introduce new legislation on campaign finance reform.

Under the proposed legislation, political parties will be obligated to post details about the donations they receive on a regular basis, making their funding more transparent. However, it will not restrict donations from corporations or unions.

“Cash for access” style fundraisers have put the provincial government on the hot seat recently. Elections B.C. announced this week an investigation into allegations that the B.C. Liberals may have violated the Election Act by...