Liberal Party

LIBERAL PARTY was one of the two dominant political parties, along with the CONSERVATIVE PARTY, in BC during the first half of the 20th century. It faded as a political force following the 1952 provincial election and did not regain a significant amount of electoral support until 1991. It returned to dominance in 2001 when it won a landslide election victory over the NDP.

The party emerged formally at a 1902 convention, and in an election the following year legislators in BC began identifying...

If you are already registered on KnowBC, login now to get access to the full article.

You may already have access to KnowBC through your school, university or library.

If you do not already have access to KnowBC, you can subscribe.