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B.C. Greens table legislation to ban conversion therapy

VICTORIA, B.C. – Today the B.C. Greens, alongside stakeholders and LGBTQ2+ rights advocates, are tabling legislation that will ban the abusive practice of conversion therapy and protect British Columbians.

B.C. Greens respond to B.C. Court of Appeal ruling on Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

VICTORIA, B.C. — Today the B.C. Court of Appeal unanimously ruled that British Columbia does not have the right to impose environmental laws that would protect B.C.’s coast from the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

MLA Olsen welcomes new funding for wild salmon

VICTORIA, B.C. — B.C. Green MLA Adam Olsen joined Premier John Horgan and Mike Meneer of the Pacific Salmon Foundation to mark B.C. Wild Salmon Day at the legislature.

“Good salmon policy is good economic, social, and environmental policy,” said MLA Olsen, B.C. Green spokesperson for salmon. “In our submission to budget 2019, our caucus advocated for substantial funding for the Pacific Salmon Foundation to support their community wild salmon restoration and conservation projects. We’re glad to see that today that government is actioning our recommendations.”

B.C. Greens Make History, Pass First Ever Private Member’s Bill From Opposition Party

Legislation creates new legal option for businesses pursuing environmental, social goals

VICTORIA, B.C. - The B.C. Green caucus made history today with the unanimous passing of the first ever Private Member’s Bill from an opposition party. The Greens also positioned the province as a leader nationally by bringing in the first legislation in the country to formally provide a legal framework for businesses committed to pursuing social and environmental goals to incorporate as benefit companies under the Business Corporations Act.

B.C. Green Caucus Responds to Government’s Decision to Call for a Public Inquiry Into Money Laundering in British Columbia

VICTORIA, B.C. — The B.C. Green caucus has been calling for an independent public inquiry into the issue of money laundering in B.C. since February and supports government’s announcement today to establish a commission to begin that process.

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