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Auditor General's report reveals failures to oversee and regulate dam safety

VICTORIA, B.C. – B.C. Green Party leader, Sonia Furstenau, MLA for Cowichan Valley has issued the following statement in response to the Auditor General’s release of a new report: Oversight of Dam Safety in British Columbia.

Key B.C. Green legislative initiative comes into force: Professional Governance Act

VICTORIA, B.C. - Today legislation to increase transparency and accountability for regulatory bodies, ensuring professionals act in the public interest, came into effect standardizing how regulatory bodies govern their registered professionals.

Furstenau: NDP’s blind pursuit of Site C putting hydro rates at risk

SHAWNIGAN LAKE B.C. – Sonia Furstenau responded to a new report that shows that the ongoing geotechnical issues and cost overruns were flagged as early as May 2019. The project is currently under review and it is uncertain whether the geotechnical issues can be resolved. 

Furstenau statement on NDP wild salmon announcement

DUNCAN B.C. – Sonia Furstenau, leader of the B.C. Greens, released the following statement in response to the NDP’s announcement that they would double funding for the BC Salmon Restoration and Innovation fund:

"The initial funding for the B.C. Salmon Restoration and Innovation Fund came out of work that my colleague Adam Olsen did and I'm glad to see the NDP promise to commit more resources to it,” said Furstenau.

Furstenau releases B.C. Green plan for clean economic recovery from COVID-19

NANAIMO B.C. – Sonia Furstenau, leader of the B.C. Greens, released the party’s plans to rebuild BC.’s economy after COVID-19 with a focus on ambitious climate action.

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