VICTORIA, B.C. – Today, the BC NDP released the executive summary of government’s review on prolific offenders. Sonia Furstenau, leader of the BC Greens and MLA for Cowichan Valley has issued the following statement:
“We need to make communities safe for everyone. If we want to see less crime in the months, years, and decades to come, we must bolster affordable housing, accessible treatment for mental health and substance use disorders, safe supply, food security, and public health measures, and we must address the underlying issues of poverty and systemic racism.