BC Election

Provincial Election Information for BC Not-for-profits

The BC Government called an early provincial election to take place in October 2020.

General voting day is Saturday, October 24, 2020, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. Visit Elections BC for all key election dates and information.

Ways to vote:

Our focus

  1. We have sent questions to each party, and will share responses below. 
  2. We are writing an op-ed to highlight critical issues across the not-for-profit sector that are relevant to this election. 

How party platforms address the not-for-profit sector

We’re advocating for BC not-for-profits in this election. We have sent each party the four questions below to gain more insights about their platforms and priorities for the not-for-profit sector. We will update this page if/when we receive responses. You can read the full document with our questions and explanations of each issue here.

What is your party’s plan to stabilize the impact of COVID-19 on the broader charitable and not-for-profits sector that provides vital community benefits and services to British Columbians?
For more information, read our Policy Brief on a Stabilization Fund>>

What is your plan to strengthen the government and not-for-profit sector partnership? Would you consider establishing a ministry or secretariat to coordinate these critical partnerships more effectively?
For more information, read our Policy Brief on a Home for the Not-for-profit Sector>>

How will your party ensure equitable access to technology for the not-for-profit sector to strengthen its impact and efficacy?
Email Miranda at mmaslany@thevantagepoint.ca if you would like to learn more about our work in this area.

What actions is your party committed to take to maintain lobbying transparency without undermining the valuable advocacy contributions of not-for-profit and charitable organizations?
For more information, read our Policy Brief on the Lobbyist Transparency Act>>

Free Membership Available
To support not-for-profits through the economic impacts of COVID-19, we are offering our membership for free for a limited time.

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info@thevantagepoint.ca
t: 604 875 9144
f: 604 875 0710
1183 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5

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