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[MEDIA STATEMENT] Andrew Weaver calls for an immediate moratorium on shipping diluted bitumen in coastal B.C. waters

Victoria B.C. — In light of the provincial government's final submission to the Trans Mountain National Energy Board (NEB) hearings that described B.C.'s spill response capacities as insufficient, Andrew Weaver, MLA for Oak Bay–Gordon Head and Leader of the B.C. Green Party, is calling on the provincial and federal governments to establish a moratorium on the transport of diluted bitumen (dilbit) along our coast.

[MEDIA STATEMENT] Attack on Syrian refugees in Vancouver "appalling" –Andrew Weaver

Victoria B.C. - "The pepper spray attack on Syrian refugees in Vancouver is appalling" says Andrew Weaver MLA for Oak Bay–Gordon Head and Leader of the B.C. Green Party.

[MEDIA RELEASE] B.C. Greens pledge to scrap unfair MSP Premiums

Victoria, B.C. – The BC Green Party today announced its first pledge in advance of the 2017 provincial election.

A B.C. Green Party government would eliminate the regressive monthly MSP premiums. Instead, a B.C. Green government would introduce a progressive system in which rates are determined by one’s earnings. A net administrative savings to taxpayers would arise in rolling MSP premiums into the existing income tax system.

[MEDIA RELEASE] Andrew Weaver acclaimed as BC Green Party leader

VICTORIA, BC – The Provincial Council of the BC Green Party unanimously voted to acclaim Andrew Weaver as Leader of the party on Monday, December 7th.

B.C. Greens Announce Leadership Contest

For immediate release

VICTORIA B.C. - The B.C. Green Party will hold a membership vote for a new leader in February 2016. At the 2015 AGM, the party passed the following special resolution: “To initiate a leadership contest before the adjournment of the 2016 AGM”.

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