VICTORIA, B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Greens, issued the following statement in recognition of Remembrance Day this Sunday:Read more
VICTORIA, B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Greens, issued the following statement today in recognition of Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas:Read more
VICTORIA, B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader, and Adam Olsen, spokesperson for agriculture for the B.C. Green Party caucus, endorsed the provincial government’s legislation to protect B.C. farmland. The legislation includes two policies, to limit house size on ALR and to return the ALR to a single zone, that Weaver and Olsen have previously called for.Read more
VICTORIA B.C. – The B.C. Green Party announced today that it is now accepting applications for nomination as the party’s candidate in the upcoming by-election in the riding of Nanaimo.Read more
VICTORIA, B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, today commended the government’s legislation that would take big money out of recall campaigns. Weaver says the legislation builds on the work the B.C. NDP government and his Caucus are doing to make the B.C. political system more responsive to voters rather than special interests.Read more
VICTORIA, B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, and Sonia Furstenau, spokesperson for electoral reform, issued the following statement on the beginning of the referendum on proportional representation.Read more
VICTORIA, B.C. – Sonia Furstenau, B.C. Green Spokesperson for gender equality, issued the following statement in recognition of Persons Day.Read more
VICTORIA, B.C. – Adam Olsen, B.C. Green Party spokesperson for cannabis, released the following statement earlier today in recognition of cannabis becoming legal in Canada.
“There has been a lot of anticipation, nervousness, and excitement in British Columbia leading up to today, and for good reason. We are stepping into a brand new space as a country and as a province,” said Olsen.Read more
VICTORIA, B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, will move a motion in the B.C. Legislature to hold a one-hour emergency debate on climate change tonight in the B.C. Legislature at 5:30pm this evening. The B.C. Greens called for an emergency debate this morning, following a similar debate in the Parliament of Canada last night.
“It’s time for a whole-of-government approach to mitigating the effects of climate change,” said Weaver.Read more
VICTORIA, B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, is reviewing the government’s speculation tax legislation before determining his next steps on the issue. Weaver has raised three main concerns with the speculation tax to date, namely that the tax should treat all Canadians equally, that local government need to have a more direct role, and that the tax shouldn’t unfairly target homeowners who aren’t speculators.Read more