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BC Green Caucus: British Columbians should not be on the hook for a 624 percent increase in orphan oil and gas sites

VICTORIA, B.C. — The B.C. Green Caucus is alarmed by the Auditor General’s finding of a dramatic increase in orphaned wells at a time when government is also pushing a rapid expansion of the natural gas industry.

British Columbia is setting a path for innovative, low-carbon wood construction

VICTORIA, B.C. — The next edition of the BC Building Code will promote value-added forest industry while acting on climate change and creating new jobs across the province. In other words, this is CleanBC in action.

International Women’s Day: A time to celebrate accomplishments, come together for a better world

VICTORIA, B.C. - Sonia Furstenau, Deputy Leader of the B.C. Green Party, issued the following statement in recognition of International Women’s Day:

B.C. Green Caucus tables Residential Tenancy Amendment Act to expand protections, supporting survivors

VICTORIA, B.C. — The B.C. Green Caucus has introduced an amendment to the Residential Tenancy Act that, if passed, would provide tenants with the ability to end their fix term lease if staying in their rental unit is a threat to their safety or security.

B.C. Green Caucus: Government irresponsible, willful ignorance of fracking risks

VICTORIA, B.C. — In their 2017 election platform the NDP promised a scientific review of fracking happening in our province. Last week, a draft version of the 200-page technical report from the independent panel was leaked to the press. The report highlighted the fact that we have very little understanding on the health risks or the environmental impacts the industry is having.

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