Harper unveils Stand Up for B.C. platform. VICTORIA – Conservative leader Stephen Harper today released the Conservative Party’s “Stand up for British Columbia” platform. A Conservative government will address issues important to British Columbians, including the softwood lumber dispute, expanding trade with the Asia-Pacific, and greater representation in the House of Commons.
“Standing up for B.C. is more than a slogan - it’s our commitment to the people of this province,” Harper said.