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BC Liberal leader Christy Clark listens to questions from the media at a campaign stop at Kentron Construction, in Kitimat, B.C. on Thursday, April 13, 2017. (Robin Rowland/THE CANADIAN PRESS)
BC Liberal leader Christy Clark listens to questions from the media at a campaign stop at Kentron Construction, in Kitimat, B.C. on Thursday, April 13, 2017. (Robin Rowland/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Oil industry backs Clark’s re-election bid in B.C. election Add to ...

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Big oil companies are betting on Christy Clark’s re-election as B.C. Premier, kicking in tens of thousands of dollars to support a candidate seen as friendly to the industry’s export plans.

A review of Elections BC data shows the Alberta-based oil industry helped bankroll the BC Liberals in 2016, including big contributions from companies backing a major pipeline expansion to Canada’s West Coast.

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