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Furstenau: RCY report highlights MCFD’s fiscal failure

VICTORIA, B.C. – Today, the Representative for Children and Youth (RCY) submitted the report, At a Crossroads: The roadmap from fiscal discrimination to equity in Indigenous child welfare. Sonia Furstenau, leader of the B.C. Greens and MLA for Cowichan Valley, has issued the following statement:  

Furstenau: Homebuyer protections are a drop in the bucket as we combat the housing crisis

VICTORIA, B.C. – Today, the BC NDP introduced changes to the Property Law Act to implement a “Homebuyer Protection Period.” Sonia Furstenau, leader of the B.C. Greens and MLA for Cowichan Valley, has issued the following statement:  

BC Green leader responds to lifting of mandates

VICTORIA, B.C. – In response to the province announcing an end to the use of the provincial mask mandate tomorrow and the B.C. vaccine card in April, Sonia Furstenau, leader of the B.C. Greens and MLA for Cowichan Valley, has issued the following statement: 

Furstenau: All-party committee on toxic drug supply to be given terms of reference

VICTORIA, B.C. – Sonia Furstenau, leader of the B.C. Greens and MLA for Cowichan Valley, has issued the following statement:  

“After nearly a year of advocacy by myself and MLA Shirley Bond, I am relieved to see the Premier put it on record that he will activate the Select Standing Committee on Health and put in place terms of reference. The B.C. Green Caucus first wrote to the Premier to request this committee in May of 2021. Tragically, the number of deaths from the illicit drug supply has continued to break records. 

Furstenau responds to Coroner’s Death Review Panel on Drug Toxicity

VICTORIA, B.C. – Today, the BC Coroners Service reported the recommendations of the Death Review Panel on illicit drug toxicity. Sonia Furstenau, leader of the B.C. Greens and MLA for Cowichan Valley, has issued the following statement: 

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