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Broad Support For B.C. Green Private Member’s Bill to Expand Protections, Support Survivors of Violence

VICTORIA, B.C. — Renters who are the victim of violence at their home are one step closer to having the freedom to break their lease and seek safety today after the B.C. Greens’ amendment to the Residential Tenancy Act saw broad tripartisan support from NDP and Liberals at its second reading before the House.

B.C. Greens call for immediate moratorium on logging of VI old-growth, support sustainable second-growth industry

VICTORIA, B.C. — Today at the Legislature, forestry and community stakeholders joined the B.C. Greens in calling for a moratorium to protect Vancouver Island’s vital old-growth ecosystems and to develop more sustainable forest practices that B.C. can depend on for generations to come.

Most recent money laundering reports support BC Green call for public inquiry

VICTORIA, B.C. — The two reports into money laundering in B.C. directly support the value of a public inquiry, reinforcing the B.C. Green caucus’ call for government to act.  

Weaver congratulates Paul Manly, Green MP-elect for Nanaimo-Ladysmith

VICTORIA B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, issued the following statement on the election of Paul Manly as Canada’s second Green MP in the federal riding of Nanaimo-Ladysmith:

Humans threaten 1 million species with extinction worldwide, B.C. still without any endangered species legislation

VICTORIA, B.C. — One million of the planet’s eight million species are threatened with extinction, according to a comprehensive report released today from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), a UN committee, and yet British Columbia’s government has still not announced how it plans to deliver on its 2017 mandate to enact an endangered species law.

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