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Kathleen Harris nominated as B.C. Greens candidate in Nanaimo

NANAIMO B.C. – The B.C. Green Party is pleased to announce the nomination of its candidate for Nanaimo, Kathleen Harris. Harris is a Registered Nurse and an instructor at the University of Victoria, where she teaches about health and wellness promotions, the cost effectiveness of preventative health and sustainable community development.

Dana Taylor nominated as B.C. Greens candidate in West Vancouver-Sea to Sky

WEST VANCOUVER B.C. – The B.C. Green Party is pleased to announce the nomination of its candidate for West Vancouver-Sea to Sky, Dana Taylor. Taylor is a former two-term city councillor in North Vancouver and is currently Executive Vice President of the Mechanical Contractors Association of B.C.

B.C. Green Party Statement on B.C. NDP technology platform announcement

VICTORIA B.C. - Matt Toner, B.C. Green Party Deputy Leader, today released the following statement on the B.C. NDP’s technology platform announcement:

“We welcome the B.C. NDP’s announcement of investment in education in order to support the technology sector: It’s a necessary step, but it’s not sufficient. The Vancouver tech industry a notoriously ‘leaky bucket,’ ceding much of our talent to other cities. If we are going to train the next generation, we must ensure there are jobs waiting for our graduates.

Andrew Weaver responds to Premier’s support of his gender-specific footwear bill

VICTORIA B.C. - Last week on International Women’s Day Andrew Weaver tabled a bill that would ensure employers do not set varying footwear requirements for their employees based on gender, gender expression or gender identity.

Today, Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, welcomed the news that the government will support his bill to end the practice of gender-specific footwear requirements by B.C. employers.

Weaver statement on B.C. Liberal’s political financing system review panel announcement

VICTORIA B.C. - “This announcement is merely a smokescreen for Christy Clark and the B.C. Liberals to pretend that they are showing leadership on an unethical and unaccountable electoral finance system that they have exploited for massive partisan gain,” said Andrew Weaver, Leader of the B.C. Green Party.

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