issues and experts

SFU experts on B.C. Throne speech and Speaker announcement

September 08, 2017

The B.C. N.D.P. Government will deliver a throne speech at 2:00 p.m. today. The speech will address campaign promises such as banning corporate and union donations to political parties and cutting medical services premiums.

B.C. Liberal MLA Darryl Plecas has also been named as Speaker of the B.C. Legislature.

The following SFU faculty experts are available to speak to various topics regarding B.C. politics:

David Moscrop, postdoctoral researcher, Public Knowledge Project, 778.918.1348,

  • Legislative system, Westminster system, political decision making


Steeve Mongrain, professor and associate chair, economics, 778.782.3547, 

  • Taxation, welfare programs, unemployment insurance, public finance, debt