Andrew Weaver

Keith Baldrey: The BC NDP and Green Party relationship is about to be tested

The strength of the relationship between the BC NDP government and the B.C. Greens may about to be tested on two fronts.<p>While the two parties …

Green Party

B.C. Greens still oppose NDP promise of renter’s rebate

A $400 renter's rebate promised by the NDP in the last election continues to face opposition from the B.C. Greens<p>VICTORIA — B.C.’s Green party, which …

British Columbia

Andrew Weaver on clean growth and why electoral reform will succeed in B.C.

After a year of power sharing with B.C.'s NDP government, Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver says he’s excited about a new economic plan, but doesn’t …

Canadian News

Green party leader Andrew Weaver calls on B.C. government to creates its own Trans Mountain assessment

Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver is calling on the British Columbia government to create a ‘made-in-B.C.’ environmental assessment of the Trans …

Canada

Why LNG Canada's final investment decision this fall is so important for B.C.

Whether you are for or, like Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, against the export of liquefied natural gas from the B.C. coast, there's no denying a …

Oil & Gas Industry

Mike Smyth: Ahead of referendum, Greens tout their achievements with NDP

The Greens brag about their record of achievement with the NDP.<p>It’s been a little over a year since B.C. Green party Leader Andrew Weaver signed that …

Andrew Weaver wants B.C. to follow New Zealand ban on foreign homebuyers

New Zealand has banned most foreigners from buying homes as it grapples with housing affordability problems.<p>The leader of the B.C. Green Party wants …

New Zealand

Stop being ‘flippant’ and work with NDP to fight money laundering, Weaver tells BC Liberals | The Star

VANCOUVER—The official opposition BC Liberal Party needs to stop being “cynical” and help Attorney General David Eby tackle the province’s money …

Canada

Indiana Leadership Speaker Series

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Force Multiplier Ventures is excited to announce the inaugural event for the "Indiana Leadership Speaker Series" on Oct. 17, 2018, at the Indiana War Memorial in Indianapolis, Indiana.<p>The event will feature impactful leadership speakers such as …

U.S. Army

B.C. NDP has five-percentage point lead over B.C. Liberals in new Insights West poll

There's mixed but still mostly good news for B.C. New Democrats in the latest survey by a B.C.-based pollster.<p>Insights West has found that when it …

Canada

B.C. Greens frustrated at NDP’s ride-hailing and union-only construction announcements

VICTORIA — B.C. Green Leader Andrew Weaver says he is frustrated with the NDP government’s decisions on ride-hailing and union-only construction …

Ridesharing

S2 Ep22 Inside #bcpoli w/ Shane Woodford, Keith Baldrey, Vaughn Palmer, and Andrew Weaver

B.C. goes in search of the ‘emerging economy’

B.C. can never compete in “digging dirt out of the ground” with countries that don’t protect workers or their environment, so it has to use …

Green Party

B.C. goes in search of the ‘emerging economy’ - Surrey Now-Leader

B.C. can never compete in “digging dirt out of the ground” with countries that don’t protect workers or their environment, so it has to use …

Green Party

Age restrictions lifted for insulin pump coverage in B.C.

British Columbia is expanding health-care coverage for people with diabetes by lifting the age restriction on insulin pumps.<p>The move will allow people living with insulin-dependent diabetes to better manage the chronic disease, while preventing other medical conditions like eye and kidney disease, …

Diabetes

Andrew Weaver urges 'very cautious' approach to law changes over prescriptions for teens

Elliot Eurchuk and Dorrian Wright, both 16-year-old students from Vancouver Island, are two of the most recent names on a long list of youth who have …

British Columbia

Conversations That Matter: Deadline nears for LNG green light

For LNG in B.C., it’s crunch time. The LNG Alliance says it’s time to decide to build the pipelines and plants if B.C. is to be in a position to ship …

Kinder Morgan

What the Greens Know About Me and Who Else Knows It

Provincial party keeps accurate voter database, at least according to a sample of one.

Green Party

B.C. sets new targets to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2040

British Columbia’s government is counting on businesses, communities and residents to help fight climate change over the coming decades, the province’s environment minister said Monday.<p>George Heyman has introduced legislation that includes new targets for dramatic cuts to carbon pollution, aiming …

Fossil Fuels

Andrew Weaver: 20th century solutions won't solve 21st century challenges

Despite the Trudeau government’s mantra that “the economy and the environment go hand in hand,” its public policy on fossil fuel projects like Kinder …

Fossil Fuels

BC Liberals Take Lead From NDP; Horgan Government Hurt By Kinder Morgan Opposition

26 APRIL 2018 (VANCOUVER, BC) – Premier John Horgan’s opposition to the Kinder Morgan pipeline construction has cost him support and the BC Liberals …

Kinder Morgan

B.C. Green Party leader calls Alberta and Saskatchewan oil bans a bluff

B.C. Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver says Alberta and Saskatchewan’s threats to cut off oil and gas his province are just tough talk and nothing …

Canadian News

B.C. Greens confident Horgan won’t back down on Kinder Morgan

The leader of B.C.’s Green Party says he’s confident that NDP Premier John Horgan won’t back down in his opposition to Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain …

Canada

Emergency cabinet meeting ends with government offering no solutions to Trans Mountain standoff

The Liberal government's emergency cabinet meeting to discuss the political standoff over the Trans Mountain pipeline ended this afternoon with …

Canada

‘We’re going to wait’: Greens defend decision to prop up NDP despite LNG plan

Last week the B.C. NDP unveiled its plan to lure the LNG industry to B.C., including big tax breaks and an exemption from carbon tax increases.<p>The …

Environment

Read B.C. Green Leader Andrew Weaver's letter to LNG Canada CEO Andy Calitz

On March 22, Premier John Horgan announced major incentives to encourage development of a $40-billion liquefied-natural-gas facility and pipeline in …

Canada

Jon McComb: B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver is a ‘toothless tiger’

B.C. Premier John Horgan’s announcement Thursday regarding liquified natural gas (LNG) came as a surprise to many people.<p>It has probably disappointed …

Canada

B.C. premier supports LNG Canada tax breaks, breaking with coalition partner Andrew Weaver

Robin Sears, principal at Earnscliffe Strategy Group and former NDP strategist discusses B.C. Premier John Horgan's support LNG Canada tax breaks, …

Taxes

Weaver loses confidence in NDP government over LNG, but won’t take them down

In an at-times bizarre and at-times confusing press conference, BC Green leader Andrew Weaver said on Thursday that he does not support the …

Canada

'Pretty pathetic agenda': Andrew Weaver slams B.C. government's lack of new legislation

The B.C. government is promising a more active second half of the spring session of the legislature, after the first five weeks produced the lowest …

Cannabis Industry