John Horgan resigns as BC Premier, calls for party fall leadership contest Pi News

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Almost five years after forming the government in British Columbia, John Jர்கrgen announced on Tuesday that he was stepping down as Prime Minister.

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Horgan will remain in office until a new leader is elected. He has asked the NDP executive to start the process for the leadership contest for the fall.


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“I have come to the conclusion that I can not give six more years. Being the premier of British Columbia was the thrill of my life, ”Horgan told a news conference.

He said he came to this conclusion after walking on the beach with his wife Ellie, as political observers had been speculating for weeks about his health and political future.

Reaching the middle of the second installment made it clear that a leader was needed to focus on the next two years and beyond, he said.

“I am just happy to be free of cancer. Although I have a lot of energy, I have to admit that this will not happen in two years, “said Horgan.

“I will do everything I can to make politics work for the people. This includes urging the federal government to fund a fair share of health care spending so that our public health care system can function better for all.

The 62-year-old officially took over as chief minister on July 18, 2017, following a vote of confidence in the legislature.

Following Lieutenant-cover Judith Quixote’s call for Horgan to rule with the support of the Greens, the BC NDP and the BC Greens voted together to defeat then – Prime Minister Christy Clark following a close general election.

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The new prime minister will remain in office until the next provincial election, currently scheduled for the fall of 2024.


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Jன்rgen came to power with a focus on addressing affordable prices.

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NDP immediately dropped tariffs on Port Mann Bridge and Golden Years Bridge and developed a multi-point plan to address the high cost of housing.

His government transformed the ICPC, pushing forward both liquefied natural gas and the Side C Dam, and increased disability assistance.

He was summoned to Ottawa in 2018 for his government’s opposition to the Trans Mountain Pipeline, and BC’s position eventually led to the purchase of the pipeline from the Ottawa Kinder Morgan.

In the midst of the Govt-19 epidemic, Horgan won re-election in the biggest election victory for the NDP prime minister in 2020.

In recent months, his political future has been the center of buzz in political circles.

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In November, he was diagnosed with throat cancer and received dozens of radiation treatments.

Last week, he talked about getting rid of cancer.

He faced some political controversy of late, announcing that he would redesign the $ 789 million Royal PC Museum and take responsibility for advancing the controversial and costly project without consulting the public.


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