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Weaver announces he will not seek re-election in 2021; asks party to prepare for a leadership contest

VICTORIA B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, today announced his decision not to run for re-election as MLA in the next scheduled provincial election in 2021.  In preparation, Weaver has requested the party’s Provincial Council begin preparations for a leadership contest to select a new leader. Weaver will continue in his role as leader until a successor has been chosen by the party’s membership.

BC Green Party Leader, Minister recognized for CleanBC collaboration

VICTORIA, B.C. - Dr. Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, and George Heyman, B.C.’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, have received Canada’s 2020 Clean50 and Clean16 honours for demonstrated leadership in sustainability through the development of CleanBC

Weaver extends best wishes for Rosh Hashanah

VICTORIA B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, released the following statement of best wishes to those celebrating Rosh Hashanah which begins tonight at sundown.

B.C. NDP government empowered to revisit Trans Mountain pipeline conditions

VICTORIA, B.C. – Today’s B.C. Court of Appeal’s unanimous ruling that the NDP government must reconsider the conditions of the environmental assessment certificate allowing the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline opens a path for additional environmental protections.

Birth Alerts discontinued in BC

VICTORIA, B.C. – Today, the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) announced it will stop using birth alerts, a practice described by the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls’ final report as “racist and discriminatory and a gross violation of the rights of the child, the mother, and the community.”

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