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Landmark IEA report shows BC NDP fossil fuel expansion at odds with Net Zero future

VICTORIA, B.C. - Sonia Furstenau, leader of the BC Greens and MLA for Cowichan Valley released the following statement in response to the new International Energy Agency (IEA) roadmap to achieve Net Zero emissions by 2050. The report’s analysis of natural gas shows that a significant decrease in LNG production is necessary in order to achieve the emissions reductions required to reach the Paris Agreement aim of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

Furstenau: Paid sick leave inadequate to protect workers sick with COVID-19

VICTORIA, B.C. - Today, the province introduced legislation for paid sick leave. Sonia Furstenau, leader of the B.C. Green Party and MLA for Cowichan Valley has issued the following statement:

B.C. Greens respond to 2021 Budget

VICTORIA, B.C. – The BC NDP government’s 2021 Budget makes some important investments but lacks the ambition required to set the province up for a strong future. 

Five year anniversary of declaration of the overdose crisis marked by record number of deaths from toxic drug supply

VICTORIA, B.C. – B.C. marks a somber fifth year since the public health emergency was declared in response to rising death rates related to illicit drugs. Sonia Furstenau, Leader of the B.C. Green Party and MLA for Cowichan Valley has issued the following statement: 

Speech from the Throne lacks clear vision for the future

VICTORIA, B.C. – Sonia Furstenau, Leader of the B.C. Green Party, MLA for Cowichan Valley gave her response today to the Speech from the Throne.

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