VICTORIA, B.C. – In response to The Cullen Commission's final report and recommendations, Sonia Furstenau, Leader of the BC Greens and MLA for Cowichan Valley has issued the following statement:Read more
B.C. Green Caucus Responds to Government’s Decision to Call for a Public Inquiry Into Money Laundering in British Columbia
VICTORIA, B.C. — The B.C. Green caucus has been calling for an independent public inquiry into the issue of money laundering in B.C. since February and supports government’s announcement today to establish a commission to begin that process.Read more
Weaver: German report demonstrates need for systemic change, investigation into links with real estate sector
VICTORIA, B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, welcomed Dr. Peter German’s independent review of money laundering in Lower Mainland casinos. Weaver says that German’s finding that large-scale transnational money laundering has been occurring in our casinos, and that B.C.’s laws and regulations have not kept pace with changing realities, demonstrates the need for wholesale policy change.
“Dr. German’s report demonstrates systemic failure within the previous government to adapt our laws and regulations to changing realities,” said Weaver.Read more