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[MEDIA RELEASE] B.C. budget misses the mark

For immediate release
Feb. 17, 2015

VICTORIA B.C. – While the B.C. Green Party applauds the government for introducing a balanced budget, the party is deeply concerned that it has done so on the backs of middle and low income earners.

[MEDIA RELEASE] Andrew Weaver Presents a Hopeful Vision for British Columbia

February 16, 2015
For immediate release

VICTORIA BC – Today, Andrew Weaver, MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head and Deputy Leader of the B.C. Green Party, offered a new vision for British Columbia as he gave his response to the Throne Speech.

[MEDIA RELEASE] Despite available solutions, government offers no clear direction

VICTORIA BC – Today’s 2015 Speech from the Throne reveals a government short of ideas and content to coast while British Columbians continue to struggle with issues we can begin solving today, say Adam Olsen, Interim Leader of the B.C. Green Party, and Andrew Weaver, MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head and Deputy Leader of the B.C. Green Party.

[MEDIA STATEMENT] Mount Polley Report emphasizes need for paradigm shift in managing tailings ponds

January 30, 2015
For Immediate Release

Andrew Weaver, MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head and Deputy Leader of the B.C. Green Party, and Adam Olsen, Interim Leader of the B.C. Green Party, welcome today’s release of the Report on Mount Polley Tailings Storage Facility Breach and say it raises important questions about how we store tailings waste in British Columbia.

Green Parties thankful for Grace Islet purchase

For immediate release
January 15, 2015

VICTORIA – The BC Green Party and Green Party of Canada today expressed gratitude that the Province of British Columbia is partnering with local First Nations and the Nature Conservancy of Canada to preserve Grace Islet in Salt Spring Island’s Ganges Harbour.

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