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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.

B.C. Green caucus statement on Minister’s amendment to the Constitution Act

VICTORIA, B.C. - Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green caucus, responded to Attorney General Eby’s introduction of an amendment to the Constitution act that would change the number of seats required for official party status from 4 to 2, as well as shift the fixed election date to the Fall.

Furstenau welcomes review of professional reliance

VICTORIA, B.C. - Sonia Furstenau, MLA for Cowichan Valley, welcomed the government’s review of the professional reliance model announced by Environment Minister George Heyman.

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