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He was elected as Canada’s first Green Party MLA in last May’s provincial election.
But outside of a brief summer session, Andrew Weaver has yet to experience the daily grind of taking part in parliamentary debate. 599 more words
Plan to build $25B refinery at edge of proposed Northern Gateway pipeline a good 'compromise': B.C. Green MLA
Canada’s first Green member of a provincial legislature has shaken up the B.C. anti-pipeline sector after expressing what appeared to be tacit support for a $25 billion refinery that would be built at the western edge of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline. 546 more words
A loophole in B.C. tax law that allows people to avoid property transfer taxes is costing the province tens of millions of dollars, says Green MLA Andrew Weaver, and he wants it shut down in next month’s provincial budget. 615 more words
Although accustomed to sounding off on environmental issues, B.C.’s lone Green MLA Andrew Weaver has chosen to tackle what he calls a “glaring” and “egregious” provincial tax loophole. 238 more words
Added to the growing list of train derailments in North America is a relatively small one in Burnaby on Saturday.
At least three train cars were left laying on their sides, said RCMP, however, there were reports several cars were carrying coal and their load had possibly spilled into an adjacent creek, according to The Province newspaper. 230 more words