Andrew Weaver statement on Christy Clark's resignation as Leader of the BC Liberal Party and MLA for Kelowna-West
“I want to thank Christy Clark for her years of service to British Columbians, both as an MLA and as Leader of the BC Liberals,” said Weaver. “She has been a fierce advocate for British Columbia, here at home and around the world.Read more
VICTORIA, B.C. - Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green caucus, congratulated Premier John Horgan and his Cabinet on their swearing-in. Weaver attended the swearing-in ceremony at Government House in Victoria.
“I extend my sincerest congratulations to Premier Horgan and his new cabinet,” Weaver said.Read more
VICTORIA B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, issued the following statement in response to the evacuation of 3,600 people near 100 Mile House, B.C. due to wildfires:Read more
VICTORIA B.C. – Andrew Weaver, Sonia Furstenau and Adam Olsen will attend the Victoria Pride Parade on Sunday. Furstenau will give a brief speech following the parade.Read more
VICTORIA B.C. – Rita Giesbrecht, B.C. Green Party spokesperson for rural development, will participate in the 12th annual Paddle for the Peace and will be available for media comment. Paddle for the Peace is an annual event that promotes the integrity of the Peace River Valley, which will be flooded if the Site C dam construction goes ahead.Read more
VICTORIA B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, issued the following statement today in celebration of Canada Day:Read more
VICTORIA, B.C. - Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green caucus, issued the following statement in response to Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon’s request for John Horgan to form government:
“After seven long weeks, I am delighted that British Columbians will finally have a new government,” Weaver said. “When we launched our election campaign, we promised to do politics differently. Our Confidence and Supply Agreement lays the groundwork for a new kind of collaborative, productive parliament.Read more
VICTORIA B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Caucus, released the following statement today regarding the vote of non-confidence by the B.C. Green Caucus:
“During the election, we ran on a promise to bring British Columbians change they can count on,” Weaver said. “A confidence motion is fundamentally a question of trust – can we count on the B.C. Liberal government to deliver this change? Our B.C. Green caucus has determined that we cannot.Read more
VICTORIA, B.C. - Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green caucus, responded today to Finance Minister de Jong’s fiscal update.
“The timing of this update so close to an expected non-confidence vote is unusual,” Weaver said. “Normally, the government would not provide information related to the public accounts until they have been independently audited by the auditor general. They can only be viewed as draft at this stage; we must wait to see if they hold up to scrutiny.Read more
VICTORIA, B.C. - Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green caucus, responded today to a letter sent by Minister de Jong. Mr. de Jong earlier today presented a letter to Honourable Steve Thomson, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, seeking clarification regarding the role of the Speaker in the B.C. legislature.Read more