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Expansion of Speculation and Vacancy Tax is a good step, but the time is past for incrementalism

VICTORIA, B.C. – Today, the BC NDP announced the Speculation and Vacancy Tax will be expanded to six additional communities in British Columbia. The BC Green Caucus has issued the following statement: 

Eby’s leadership represents status quo on environment, affordability

VICTORIA B.C. – B.C. Green Party MLA Adam Olsen released the following statement in response to MLA David Eby’s announcement that he will seek the leadership of the B.C. NDP: 

Rural healthcare in dire need of support from B.C. government

VICTORIA B.C. – The B.C. Green Party is calling on the B.C. NDP to radically improve support for healthcare in rural B.C., which is facing unique challenges regarding access to a beleaguered and out-dated system. B.C. Green leader Sonia Furstenau and MLA Adam Olsen (Saanich North and the Islands) made the comments at a press conference in Victoria, following the West Kootenays leg of the party’s provincial healthcare tour. Olsen spent four days in Creston, Nelson and the surrounding communities meeting with healthcare professionals on a variety of topics.

Furstenau: Actions, not words needed from government to address illicit drug toxicity

VICTORIA, B.C. – The latest Coroners Service report revealed illicit drug toxicity deaths broke records for May of this year. Sonia Furstenau, Leader of the B.C. Greens and MLA for Cowichan Valley has released the following statement. 

Furstenau: Premier Horgan must take responsibility for healthcare in B.C.

VICTORIA, B.C. – The Council of the Federation meets for its second day with continued discussion on healthcare and calls for more federal funding. Sonia Furstenau, Leader of the B.C. Greens and MLA for Cowichan Valley has issued the following statement:

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