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National Day of Honour

Today on the National Day of Honour, we mark the end of Canada's military mission in Afghanistan. We pay tribute to the men and women who were the casualties of Canada's 12-year mission in Afghanistan. With our deepest respect, we remember the immeasurable sacrifices made by so many Canadians and their families.

B.C. Greens discouraged NEB rule out oral cross-examinations for Kinder Morgan

Media Release
For Immediate Release

8 May 2014

Victoria, B.C. – The B.C. Green Party is disappointed in yesterday’s ruling by the National Energy Board (NEB) against motions to include oral cross-examinations for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (Kinder Morgan pipeline).

Earth Day

Today we celebrate Earth Day.  

Since the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970,  Earth Day has grown to include more than 1 billion participants in 192 countries, making it the largest civic observance in the world. Today, Earth Day is celebrated in many different ways.

Greens call on Government to Stand Up for BC on Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Media Statement April 17, 2014
For Immediate Release

Greens call on Government to Stand Up for BC on Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Andrew Weaver, Deputy Leader of the BC Green Party and MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head, Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands, and Adam Olsen, Interim Leader of the BC Green Party, are calling on the BC Government and Kinder Morgan to request that the National Energy Board introduce cross-examination into the hearing process for the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion. 

Government rescinds Order in Council after angering BC First Nations

Media Statement
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Government rescinds Order in Council after angering BC First Nations

Victoria, BC - The BC Green Party welcomes the Minister of Environment Mary Polak’s move to rescind Order in Council #185.

The Order would have removed regulations requiring automatic environmental assessments for natural gas developments, ski resorts and year round resorts.  The decision was made in Council without any consultation with British Columbians including First Nations.

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