Labour Day provides all British Columbians with an opportunity to reflect on and give thanks to workers in every field who make our province exceptional. We should remember this history of organized labour, unions and professional groups whose contributions to the fabric of our communities must not be underestimated or forgotten.
The rights every worker takes for granted today were only achieved after decades of activism, pressure and progressive policies from individuals and organizations committed to an equitable labour force. To those from the past, and those who continue this vital work, today is your day, and we salute you.
The B.C. Green Party is committed to ensuring the rights of all workers are not eroded: that everyone who contributes to our economy is treated with fairness, that worker safety is a priority and not an after-thought, and that everyone has opportunities.
B.C. Greens welcome government announcement of an independent investigation of Mt. Polley and tailings ponds.
The B.C. Green Party welcomes the B.C. Government’s announcement of a three-person panel charged with undertaking an independent investigation of the Mount Polley mine tailings pond dam failure that occurred two weeks ago today. The panel will investigate all aspects of the dam’s failure and will report back to government with recommendations by January 31, 2015. The investigation will be paid for by Imperial Metals.Read more
Interview with Adam Olsen on Trans Mountain's request to keep its Emergency Management Program (EMP) for their proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline confidential. Starts at 8:28.
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Aug. 12, 2014
VICTORIA, B.C. – The B.C. Green Party welcomes the Province of British Columbia’s response condemning Kinder Morgan’s request to the National Energy Board (NEB) to file their Emergency Management Program (EMP) for the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion confidentially.Read more