“The Liberals want to make sure the environment is looked after, but they also understand that you need economic activity to pay for things like health care and education,” Neufeld says. 

Echoing what Premier Christy Clark has said about the party winning on the economy, Neufeld says the province has sent a loud message about not slowing down economic development. He also points out it appeared NDP leader Adrian Dix lost backing after pulling support from the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion.