Christy Clark says she will not resign as premier, and will seek to convene the legislature to face a confidence vote as soon as possible.
“My job according to constitutional convention is go to the Lieutenant-Governor and test the confidence of the house,” she said at a news conference in Vancouver. She said the vote could come as soon as June.
The BC Liberals won 43 seats in the provincial election, while the BC NDP hold 41 and the BC Green Party has three MLAs.
On Monday the BC Green Party and BC NDP announced they had reached an agreement and intended to govern, with NDP leader John Horgan serving as premier. The two parties intend to unveil the terms of their agreement at a news conference at the BC Legislature at 2pm.
More details to come