Green Parties thankful for Grace Islet purchase

For immediate release
January 15, 2015

VICTORIA – The BC Green Party and Green Party of Canada today expressed gratitude that the Province of British Columbia is partnering with local First Nations and the Nature Conservancy of Canada to preserve Grace Islet in Salt Spring Island’s Ganges Harbour.

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Time to address derelict and abandoned vessels and marine sites

NamuCannery.pngFor years British Columbians and Canadians have demanded that our governments do something about marine waste. The fish cannery in Namu, BC is the latest of many slow-moving environmental disasters. The Chilcotin Princess, a large ship moored to the decaying former BC Packers facility is dangerously close to sinking and adding to the mess.

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[MEDIA RELEASE] Site C Decision a Lost Opportunity

December 16 2014
For Immediate Release

Victoria B.C. – Andrew Weaver, MLA for Oak Bay – Gordon Head and Deputy Leader of the B.C. Green Party is extremely disappointed with the announcement by the B.C. Government today to proceed with the construction of the proposed Site C dam.

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Left-right politics

It used to be much easier in the hyper-partisan arena of British Columbia politics. With just two parties in the legislature representing the “left” and “right”, decisions were black and white. With the emergence of the Greens, politics in B.C. is not so easy any more.

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[MEDIA RELEASE] B.C. Green Party applauds Adam Olsen’s oral testimony before Kinder Morgan hearings

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Wed. Nov. 26, 2014

VICTORIA B.C. – The B.C. Green Party applauds Adam Olsen’s oral testimony yesterday before the National Energy Board’s (NEB) hearings on the expansion of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline. Olsen, who is currently serving as the Interim Leader of the B.C. Green Party, testified before the panel in his capacity as a member of the Tsartlip First Nation in the W̱SÁNEĆ (Saanich) territory.

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