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Sonia Furstenau makes a statement on #MeToo in the B.C. Legislature

VICTORIA, B.C. - Sonia Furstenau, Deputy Leader of the B.C. Green Party, rose in the B.C. Legislature today to make a statement about #MeToo. The #MeToo campaign has emerged as women across the world have flooded social media with personal stories of sexual assault. Furstenau’s statement was met with a standing ovation showing support from members on both sides of the house.

“I rise today, Honourable Speaker to say, Me Too,” said Furstenau.

Andrew Weaver introduces ride-hailing legislation for the third time

VICTORIA, B.C. - Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, today introduced his Ridesharing Enabling Act for the third time. Weaver previously introduced the bill twice under the past B.C. Liberal government. The bill has been modified slightly from previous versions to enable ICBC to develop an insurance regime for ride-hailing, as well as some other minor modifications.

Andrew Weaver statement on Diwali

VICTORIA B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, sent his best wishes to those celebrating Diwali, the Festival of Lights.

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.

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