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Time to address derelict and abandoned vessels and marine sites

NamuCannery.pngFor years British Columbians and Canadians have demanded that our governments do something about marine waste. The fish cannery in Namu, BC is the latest of many slow-moving environmental disasters. The Chilcotin Princess, a large ship moored to the decaying former BC Packers facility is dangerously close to sinking and adding to the mess.

Left-right politics

It used to be much easier in the hyper-partisan arena of British Columbia politics. With just two parties in the legislature representing the “left” and “right”, decisions were black and white. With the emergence of the Greens, politics in B.C. is not so easy any more.

Address of the Interim Leader of the BC Green Party to the Union of BC Municipalities


After many years sitting in the audience at UBCM as a Councillor from the District of Central Saanich, I am both honoured and humbled to be standing on this stage presenting to you today as the Leader of the BC Green Party.

As I only have five minutes of your time and want to be respectful of this opportunity and your time for lunch, I just want to say that I echo the greetings and the sentiments of my colleague John Horgan in thanking the executive, staff and members of the UBCM.

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