Media releases

Andrew Weaver to re-introduce ridesharing legislation this Fall

VANCOUVER, BC - Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green caucus, announced today that he will re-introduce legislation to enable ridesharing this Fall. Weaver has twice introduced the Ridesharing Enabling Act, once in April 2016 and again in February 2017.

Statement from Andrew Weaver on Vancouver City Hall rally and counter-protests today

VICTORIA, BC - Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green caucus, issued the following statement in regards to the white nationalist/anti-immigrant rally and counter protest scheduled at Vancouver City Hall today.

Weaver statement on Fair Wages Commission announcement

VICTORIA, BC - Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green caucus, issued the following statement today in response to the government’s announcement that it plans to use the Fair Wages Commission to achieve a minimum wage of $15/hour by 2021. The establishment of a Fair Wages Commission was a key element of the B.C. Greens 2017 election platform and was included in the Confidence and Supply Agreement (CASA) signed by Dr. Weaver and Premier Horgan.

Weaver and Olsen statements on government action on Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

VICTORIA, B.C. - Andrew Weaver and Adam Olsen responded to the NDP minority government’s announcement that it is taking action to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion from proceeding.

Furstenau statement on findings of Conflict of Interest Investigation into Shawnigan contaminated soil facility

VICTORIA, B.C. - Sonia Furstenau, B.C. Green Party MLA for Cowichan Valley, issued the following statement in response to the investigation report by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC that found that no conflict of interest occurred in the case of the contaminated soil facility near Shawnigan Lake. Residents of Shawnigan launched the complaint that a conflict of interest occurred as the Active Earth Engineering (AEE) engineers that reviewed the project had an ownership interest in the project proceeding due to a profit-sharing deal with the facility’s operator, South Island Aggregates/Cobble Hill Holdings.

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