Non-Partisan Association

The Non -Partisan Association ( NPA, dt non-party association ) is a local political party in the Canadian city of Vancouver. It was founded in 1937 and sees itself as a center-right movement. The NPA is strongly anchored especially among entrepreneurs. Your name, to clarify that partisan politics to solve problems was inappropriate at the local level. Main competitors are the center-left Coalition of Progressive Electors movement and standing in the middle of the political spectrum Vision Vancouver.

So far, eleven belonged to the mayor of Vancouver NPA:

  • Jonathan Webster Cornett (1941-1946)
  • Gerry McGeer (1947 )
  • Charles E. Jones (1947-1948)
  • George Clark Miller ( 1948)
  • Charles Edwin Thompson (1949-1950)
  • Frederick Hume (1951-1958)
  • William Rathie (1963-1966)
  • Thomas J. Campbell (1967-1972, NPA independently since 1970, before)
  • Gordon Campbell (1986-1993)
  • Philip Owen (1993-2002)
  • Sam Sullivan (2005-2008)