NEW) INTERIM LEADER, BC LIBERAL PARTY
Pinch Hitter As deputy premier prior to the election, Rich Coleman was in charge of some of the B.C. government’s most important les, from natural gas to housing. With his party dethroned, Coleman has found himself seated mere metres away from his former seat in the B.C. legislature. But in politics, distance matters. As the o¤cial leader of the Opposition and interim leader of the BC Liberals, Coleman is tasked with keeping his party together through ahotly contested leadership race, which will be decided in February.