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Varcoe: More twists ahead for Trans Mountain as B.C. Green leader pledges to fight project

Alberta was granted intervener status this week in the legal fracas over approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

Now, B.C. Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver wants to do the same — but from the opposition camp. 841 more words

Local Business

Weaver says Greens will fight pipeline; calls Clark's Liberals 'reckless'

British Columbia’s Green party leader says they plan to use their increased political clout in the provincial legislature to fight Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project… 189 more words

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Greens plan chess moves after B.C. vote

VICTORIA – British Columbia’s upstart Green party has set up a negotiating team and is planning a series of chess moves that could shake the direction of the province following last week’s inconclusive election results, says deputy party leader Matt Toner. 669 more words

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THE PACKAGE

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What is The Package?

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Economic Justice

BC Green Party leader Andrew Weaver planning on week of negotiations with other parties

“Nothing’s a given at this stage,” said B.C.’s Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, when it comes to what his party will do following last week’s provincial election. 573 more words

Politics

B.C. Green breakthrough remarkable given voting system — and could serve as a spark for the country

Greens have been elected in countries in Europe and South America, and in New Zealand and Australia since the 1970s.

In Germany, the Greens played an instrumental role in a coalition with the Social Democratic Party from 1998-2005, during which they reached agreement to end nuclear power in the country. 1,669 more words

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EDITORIAL - Greens have a long way to go before they're a political force

An Armchair Mayor editorial by Mel Rothenburger.

MUCH IS being made of the Green Party’s performance in the provincial election this week. It’s being called a break-through. 317 more words

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