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Furstenau statement on Sea-to-Sky transit strike - now the longest in B.C. history

VICTORIA B.C. – B.C. Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau released the following statement regarding the Sea-to-Sky transit strike, which began on January 29, 2022:

B.C. Greens table legislation to prohibit solitary confinement

VICTORIA, B.C. – Today, the B.C. Greens tabled legislation to ban the use of prolonged solitary confinement in provincial correctional facilities for both adults and youth.

Furstenau: Decriminalization approved in B.C.

VICTORIA, B.C. – Today, the federal and provincial governments announced that British Columbia’s request for an exemption to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act was approved, enabling decriminalization of personal possession of opioids, cocaine, methamphetamine and MDMA up to 2.5 g. Sonia Furstenau, leader of the B.C. Greens and MLA for Cowichan Valley, has issued the following statement: 

Furstenau: BC NDP need to take responsibility and action on healthcare crisis

VICTORIA, B.C. – As British Columbians struggle to access basic services, the BC NDP government fails to provide clear solutions to address the crisis in our healthcare system.

BC Greens respond to Royal BC Museum business case

VICTORIA, B.C. – In response to the BC NDP’s business case for the new Royal BC Museum, a $789M investment, Adam Olsen, MLA for Saanich North and the Islands and a member of Tsartlip First Nation has issued the following statement:

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