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B.C.’s NDP-Green alliance: Not much room for error

“The New Democrats’ historic alliance with B.C.’s third-place Green Party is founded on the principle of ‘good faith and no surprises.’ For that to survive, both parties must put aside the personal and political differences on display during a sometimes testy election campaign as they attempt to keep the NDP minority government alive, while navigating a number of contentious policy areas that could emerge as areas of conflict,” explains The Vancouver Sun’s Mike Hager.