British Columbiaa  - Periods - NDP & Change

NDP & Change (1972-2001)
By the early 70’s BC was ready for change and the election of the NDP brought a new focus and direction to the development and social landscape of the province.
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Dave Barrett - 1971

David Barrett was a Canadian politician who served as the Premier of British Columbia from 1972 to 1975. He was a member of the
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The NDP win election

The 1972 provincial election in British Columbia was held on September 28, 1972, and was won by the New Democratic Party (NDP) led
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Terry Fox and his run

Terry Fox was a Canadian athlete and humanitarian who was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, at the age of 18.
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Sky Train - new transit

The SkyTrain is a rapid transit system in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It was first opened in 1985 and has since become
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Expo 86 World's Fair

Expo 86 was a World's Fair held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from May 2 to October 13, 1986. It was held to celebrate Vancouver's
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Treaty Negotiations 

The Nisga'a Treaty is a treaty signed between the Nisga'a Nation and the government of Canada in 1998 and was ratified in 2000
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Meares Island A new start

The Clayoquot protests were a series of environmental protests in the early 1990s centered around logging on Meares Island,
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Delgamuukw vs BC

The Delgamuukw v. British Columbia case was a landmark legal case in Canada that dealt with the rights of Indigenous peoples to their
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Nisga'a Treaty Ratified

The Nisga'a Treaty is a treaty signed between the Nisga'a Nation and the government of Canada in 1998 and was ratified in 2000.
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