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[MEDIA RELEASE] B.C. Green Party will hold government to account on MSP premiums and housing affordability in tomorrow’s budget

VICTORIA, B.C. – Andrew Weaver, Leader of the B.C. Green Party and MLA for Oak Bay–Gordon Head, expects tomorrow’s Provincial Budget to reflect recent comments made by Premier Christy Clark and Finance Minister Mike de Jong on reforming MSP premiums and housing affordability in the lower mainland.

[MEDIA STATEMENT] No excuses left: Lot 21 title change means Government must investigate Shawnigan site

Victoria B.C. - The recent news that the title for Lot 21 near Shawnigan Lake, next to the disputed contaminated soil dump site, has reverted from 0782484 BC Ltd. to the Crown means that the government no longer has any excuses to prevent it from thoroughly investigating the property.

[MEDIA STATEMENT] Andrew Weaver presents MSP petition

Victoria, B.C. -  Andrew Weaver, Leader of the B.C. Green Party and MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head, tabled a 65,721 signature petition in the legislature today calling on the government to eliminate B.C.’s regressive ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to collecting MSP premiums.

“It is clear that too many British Columbians are struggling with the fixed and increasing cost of MSP Premiums in this province. It is a regressive fee that is hurting those who can least afford it,” said Weaver.

[MEDIA RELEASE] Andrew Weaver questions government action in the housing market

Victoria, B.C. – Andrew Weaver, Leader of the Green Party and MLA for Oak Bay – Gordon Head, says that government policy is contributing to the rampant speculation in Vancouver’s housing market and that it could take simple steps to start addressing the issue now. 

Andrew Weaver questions government action in the housing market

Victoria, B.C. – Andrew Weaver, Leader of the Green Party and MLA for Oak Bay – Gordon Head, says that government policy is contributing to the rampant speculation in Vancouver’s housing market and that it could take simple steps to start addressing the issue now.

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