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B.C. Green caucus responds to the end of the grizzly bear hunt

VICTORIA, B.C. - “After years of work on this file, my colleagues and I are absolutely overjoyed this decision has finally been made. The results of the government’s consultation were clear and government has listened – we couldn’t be more thrilled,” said Adam Olsen, MLA for Saanich North and the Islands and B.C. Green Party spokesperson for the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development.

B.C. Green Caucus responds to Ajax mine decision

VICTORIA, B.C. - Today the B.C. Green Caucus responded to the news that the B.C. Government decided not to issue an environmental assessment certificate to the KGHM Ajax Mining Project.

“We are happy that government is following the recommendation of the EAO on this project,” said Sonia Furstenau, MLA for Cowichan Valley. “The consensus in the community was clear. City council has voted twice to oppose the mine. Given the magnitude of the adverse effects and the EAO’s recommendation not to issue a certificate, it would have been shocking for government to approve this project.”

Statement on Site C decision from Robert Stupka, B.C. Green candidate for Kelowna West

KELOWNA B.C. – B.C. Green candidate for Kelowna West Robert Stupka issued the following statement in response to Premier Horgan’s announcement that his government will continue construction of the Site C Dam:

“The approval of Site C could be the greatest misallocation of public funds in B.C.’s history. It characterizes what’s wrong with politics in B.C.: the B.C. Liberals didn’t want to hear the facts and the NDP ignored the facts.

Andrew Weaver responds to Government’s decision to continue with Site C

VICTORIA, B.C. - Today Andrew Weaver responded to the NDP government’s decision to proceed with the construction of Site C.

“Our caucus is extremely disheartened by this decision. It is fiscally reckless to continue with Site C and my colleagues and I did everything we could to make this clear to the government.

Robert Stupka named B.C. Green Party candidate for Kelowna West by-election

KELOWNA B.C. – The B.C. Green Party is pleased to announce that its candidate for the Kelowna West by-election is Robert Stupka. Stupka is a professional engineer, Certified Passive House Designer and business partner at Nido Design Inc.

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