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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
VICTORIA, B.C. - Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green caucus, responded to the news that the NDP minority government has referred the Site C dam for review by the B.C. Utilities Commission.Read more
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, issued the following statement in response to Petronas’s announcement that it will not be proceeding with its Pacific Northwest LNG project.
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 on the ongoing wildfires wreaking havoc across British Columbia. 14,000 British Columbians had been evacuated from their homes as of Monday night.Read more