[MEDIA ADVISORY – REMINDER] B.C. Green Party Vancouver-Mount Pleasant nomination meeting tomorrow

WHAT: B.C. Green Party Vancouver-Mount Pleasant nomination meeting for anticipated by-election.
 
WHO: nomination contestant Pete Fry; Interim Leader Adam Olsen; Finance and New Economy Critic Matt Toner.
 
WHEN: Saturday April 25, 2:00-4:00pm. Doors open at 1:30pm.
 
WHERE: Creekside Community Centre, Multipurpose Room 4 (upstairs), 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver, B.C..
 
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[STATEMENT] Earth Day 2015

The BC Green Party continues, year after year, to inspire political and personal leadership on environmental issues that are of critical importance to our health, economy and society. That is why this year’s Earth Day theme – “It’s Our Turn to Lead” – fits perfectly with the BC Green Party’s policies and mandate.

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[MEDIA RELEASE] Spill response a wake-up call

For immediate release
Thurs. Apr. 9, 2015
  
VICTORIA B.C. - The spill of bunker fuel oil in English Bay, Vancouver is a wake up call exposing a lack of ‘world class’ oil spill response on the West Coast. Media reports on the communications and response are deeply troubling considering the plans to expand tanker and freighter traffic in Vancouver Harbour and throughout B.C. coastal waters.
 
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[STATEMENT] International Day of Pink

BC Greens are celebrating diversity today on the International Day of Pink. The event raises awareness to stop bullying, discrimination, homophobia, transphobia, and transmisogyny around the world.

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Minister Rustad's not-so-new approach

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Late last week, the provincial government decided to unceremoniously dump former B.C. Liberal Cabinet Minister, George Abbott as the incoming First Nations Treaty Commissioner. My thinking was that Mr. Abbott was a good choice. He served twice as the Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation (MARR) and had the support of First Nations leadership and the federal government. But just a few days before he was supposed to begin his new role, Minister John Rustad, current MARR, who recruited Abbott, contacted him to say he was unable to get the necessary support from Cabinet for the appointment.

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