Family Coalition Party of British Columbia

The Family Coalition Party of British Columbia was a social conservative, anti-abortion provincial political party in British Columbia, Canada.

Family Coalition Party of British Columbia
Former provincial party
Foundedc. 1991
DissolvedNovember 25, 2000
Merged intoBritish Columbia Unity Party
IdeologySocial conservatism

In the 1991 election, it nominated 8 candidates in the province's 75 ridings. They won a total of 1,310 votes, or 0.09% of the provincial total. In the 1996 election, it nominated 14 candidates in the province's 75 ridings. They won a total of 4,150 votes, or 0.26% of the provincial total. None of its candidates was ever elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia.

On November 25, 2000, it merged with four other conservative parties to form the British Columbia Unity Party. The other parties subsequently left the coalition, leaving the Family Coalition Party to continue with the "Unity" name by itself.

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Further readingEdit

  • Chris MacKenzie (2006). Pro-Family Politics and Fringe Parties in Canada. University of British Columbia Press. ISBN 9780774810975.

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