Andrew Weaver statement on the passing of former premier Dave Barrett

February 02, 2018

VICTORIA, B.C. - Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party released the following statement on the passing of former premier Dave Barrett:

“Dave Barrett was firmly and passionately committed to public service and to the people of British Columbia.

“As Premier, he enacted bold, sweeping changes that touched on every aspect of life in B.C. He has left a lasting imprint on our province. Many of the reforms enacted under his leadership are still with us today, including lasting protection to our agricultural land through the Agricultural Land Reserve, and Pharmacare.

“I extend my sincere condolences to the Barrett family for their loss.”

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Media contact
Jillian Oliver, Press Secretary
+1 778-650-0597 | jillian.oliver@bcgreens.ca

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