B.C. NDP Leadership

Preparing for the upcoming Provincial elections

Momentum runs high for B.C. NDP leadership race




B.C. NDP Leadership candidates (left to right) John Horgan, Adrian Dix,
Nicolas Simons, Mike Farnworth, Dana Larsen

Voting Results
John Horgan:   13
Adrian Dix:   18
Nicolas Simons:   2
Mike Farnworth:   17
Dana Larsen:   5
Carole James:   0
Mike Harcourt:   0
Moe Sihota:   -2
Daniel Sedin:   43,726
Roberto Luongo:   78,192

QuotaBills
Hockey is a tough game. - Bobby Orr

Leadership is action, not position. - Samuel Gompers

There is no gambling like politics. - Benjamin Disraeli

Politics is the art of the possible. - Otto von Bismarck

Hockey is the original extreme sport. - Tom Ward

Crime does not pay as well as politics. - Alfred E. Newman

In politics an absurdity is not a handicap. - Napoleon Bonaparte

People on the streets are ready for hockey. - Eric Lindros

Behind leadership there is always a person. - Unknown

Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business. - Winston Churchill

Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance. - Robert Frost

Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. - Charles de Gaulle

War has rules, mud wrestling has rules - politics has no rules. - Ross Perot

Hockey seems completely lawless and, therefore, inexplicably sexy. - Rachel Nichols

For me, baseball is more comparable to chess than it is to hockey. - Jeff Garlin

The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world. - Reinhold Niebuhr

The greatest hockey player who ever lived: Bobby Orr, and I love him. - Donald S. Cherry

By 1946, I knew Detroit was the best hockey city in the Original Six. - Ted Lindsay

Sometimes it just feels like the only thing you do is play hockey and eat. - Henrik Lundqvist

Idealism is the despot of thought, just as politics is the despot of will. - Mikhail Bakunin

You can't play hockey with a bald spot, so I'm hanging up the skates. - Joe Sakic

Leadership is not something you do to people; it is something you do for people. - Ken Blanchard

A filmmaker we almost lost to politics... my friend and colleague, Warren Beatty. - Jack Nicholson

You do not lead by hitting people over the head; that is assault, not leadership. - Dwight D Eisenhower

I still have my teeth. I don't want to lose them at age 61 in some hockey game. - Jim Flaherty

In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man; if you want anything done, ask a woman. - Margaret Thatcher

Leadership is all about influence and everything rises and falls on leadership... everything. - John C Maxwell

What is the first part of politics? Education. The second? Education. And the third? Education. - Jules Michelet

I must study politics and war that my sons may have the liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. - John Adams

Field hockey is my strongest sport, and if I lose a game, I take a long, hot bath and moan about it. - Emma Watson

Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you. - Unknown

Politics, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong. - Richard Armour

Leadership is getting someone to do what they don't want to do, to achieve what they want to achieve. - Tom Landry

Leadership is the special quality which enables people to stand up and pull the rest of us over the horizon. - James L Fisher

Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. - John Kenneth Galbraith

We can make fun of hockey fans, but someone who enjoys Homer is indulging the same kind of vicarious bloodlust. - Steven Pinker

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy. - Groucho Marx

Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book. - Ronald Reagan

I found my prince - he's a hockey player and we met at an NHL event, the last place I'd ever expect to meet someone, but there he was. - Carol Alt

Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you're in control, they're in control. - Tom Landry


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25-Sep-2018