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Weaver welcomes all-Party Committee report on ride-hailing

VICTORIA, B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, welcomed the release of the all-Party Committee report on ride-hailing. The committee was struck after Weaver introduced a Private Member’s Bill to enable ride-hailing in B.C. for the third time last Fall.

“This report represents exactly how our legislature should work: Members from all parties examining the evidence, engaging with the public and stakeholders and collaborating constructively towards a consensus,” said Weaver.

Weaver congratulates B.C.-led supercluster on federal innovation funding

VICTORIA, B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, congratulated the B.C. Digital Technology Supercluster on receiving a portion of the federal innovation funding.

“B.C.’s growing tech sector will lead the future economic growth of this province,” said Weaver.

Weaver congratulates Robert Stupka, Ben Stewart

VICTORIA B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, issued the following statement on the results of yesterday’s by-election in Kelowna West:

“I am extremely grateful to Robert for running a strong campaign based on the values of sustainability and evidence-based decision-making. It was a privilege to campaign with Robert, talk with voters in the Okanagan and demonstrate our support for this region. What I found truly inspiring about Robert’s campaign is its commitment to engaging voters on issues that have been ignored by the other parties such as Kelowna’s emerging economy and wildlife management.

B.C. Green Caucus welcomes provincial measures to support B.C. wines

VICTORIA, B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, welcomed the government’s measures to support the B.C. wine industry. Weaver previously called for a number of the same measures on February 10.

“I am glad that our government is standing up for this signature B.C. industry,” said Weaver.

Weaver responds to Throne Speech

VICTORIA, B.C. – B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver responded today to the Speech from the Throne.

“I am encouraged to see our shared values represented in today’s Throne Speech,” said Weaver.

“The focus on housing and child care and early childhood education represent policies that we have heard are top priorities for British Columbians across the province.

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