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B.C. Green MLAs in local communities to meet with supporters

VICTORIA, B.C. – B.C. Green MLAs Andrew Weaver (Oak Bay-Gordon Head and party leader), Sonia Furstenau (Cowichan Valley) and Adam Olsen (Saanich North and the Islands) are heading to communities across the province to promote the caucus’ accomplishments, and to gather input to inform the MLAs’ work in the upcoming Fall legislative sitting. 

BC Government Abandons Contaminated Soil In Shawnigan Watershed

VICTORIA, B.C. — Today, the BC Government has approved the final closure plan, which fails to remove the approximately 100,000 tonnes of contaminated soil that has been abandoned at the site located directly above the water source for the 12,000 residents of Shawnigan Lake

BC Green Caucus Finds Gov Response to Fracking Report Insufficient

LNG to Increase Fracking, Evidence Shows Danger to Health, Environment

Note: This release was sent in response to the B.C. Government’s update titled “Government’s response to hydraulic fracturing report: update,” which was posted online-only yesterday afternoon. 

VICTORIA, B.C. — The B.C. Green Caucus finds government’s response, which it posted online-only this afternoon, to the independent review titled the Scientific Review of Hydraulic Fracturing in British Columbia Report to be insufficient to address the magnitude of issues highlighted in the report, especially with LNG bringing with it an increase in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

B.C. Greens welcome provincial mental health strategy

VICTORIA, B.C. — Today the B.C. Greens welcomed the release of A Pathway to Hope: A roadmap for making mental health and addictions care better for people in British Columbia.

B.C. Green Caucus statement on Auditor General report on contracted residential services for children and youth in care

VICTORIA, B.C. — In response to today’s Auditor General report on contracted residential services for children and youth in care, Cowichan Valley MLA Sonia Furstenau has released the following statement:

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