VICTORIA, B.C. – Sonia Furstenau, Deputy Leader of the B.C. Green Party, issued the following statement in recognition of International Women’s day:
“Today in British Columbia and around world we celebrate the accomplishments of women. The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is #PressforProgress, inspired by a time of growing activism around the world,” said Furstenau.Read more
VICTORIA, B.C. – The B.C. Green caucus, Andrew Weaver, Sonia Furstenau and Adam Olsen, commemorated Pink Shirt Day the B.C. Legislature by donning pink shirts and reaffirming their commitment to do their part to end bullying.
“I applaud the two high school students in Nova Scotia who stood up for a classmate who was mocked for wearing a pink shirt by organizing their classmates to wear pink,” said Weaver, leader of the B.C. Greens.Read more
VICTORIA B.C. – Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, extends his best wishes to all those celebrating the Lunar New Year across B.C.
“I extend my warm wishes to all those celebrating the Lunar New Year across the province,” said Weaver.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
VICTORIA, B.C. - Andrew Weaver, Leader of the B.C. Green Party today called for the BC government to take immediate mitigation steps to help provide support for BC wineries.
“B.C.’s wine industry is a provincial treasure that brings significant tourism and economic activity to our province,” Weaver said.Read more
VANCOUVER B.C. – B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver announced today that he has appointed Jonina Campbell as the party’s second deputy leader. Campbell is a teacher in the Richmond School District and a New Westminster School Board trustee. In 2017, she ran for the B.C. Green Party in the riding of New Westminster, tripling the party’s support from 8.35% in 2013 to 25.36%.Read more
VICTORIA B.C. – B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver and candidate Robert Stupka released the following statements after Premier Horgan requested the writ be issued for the Kelowna West by-election.
“This by-election presents Kelowna West with a choice between forward-thinking change or more of the same”, Stupka said. “While opposition MLAs can serve a vital role in the legislature, the Okanagan is currently represented by nine B.C. Liberal MLAs – who are not in government and refuse to accept any productive role in the legislature, simply for cynical, political reasons. The Okanagan needs a new voice in Victoria.Read more