Media releases

Sonia Furstenau presses Premier on wild salmon habitat protection

VICTORIA, B.C. - Sonia Furstenau, MLA for Cowichan Valley, pressed Premier Horgan on his government’s plans to protect wild salmon habitat in B.C. during question period today.

Weaver statement on government’s ridesharing announcement

VICTORIA, B.C. - Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, responded to the government’s announcement that it anticipates it will bring legislative changes to enable ridesharing in Fall 2018.

Andrew Weaver introduces bill to ban foreign ownership on Agricultural Land Reserve land over five acres

VICTORIA, B.C. - Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, reintroduced a bill that would ban foreign ownership on Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) land over five acres. Weaver first introduced the bill in February 2016.

Weaver statement on B.C. Liberals voting against banning big money

VICTORIA, B.C. - Andrew Weaver issued the following statement in response to the B.C. Liberal caucus voting against a bill that would ban big money. The Liberals voted against sending the bill to committee stage after it had already passed second reading. Votes on particular aspects of the bill that could be resolved by amendments are done at the committee stage of the bill.

Furstenau welcomes legislation to enable proportional representation referendum

VICTORIA, B.C. - Sonia Furstenau, B.C. Green Party spokesperson for electoral reform, today welcomed the government legislation to enable a referendum on proportional representation. Attorney General Eby introduced the Electoral Reform Referendum 2018 Act.

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