LEADER, BC GREEN PARTY
PREVIOUSLY #1, 2017
hoping that having the Greens as the junior partner in B.C.’S coalition government would help kibosh Site C and ensure LNG never gets o the dock, the past 17 months have been a profound disappointment. Andrew Weaver’s decision to prop up the NDP, despite its reversal on both megaprojects, has many questioning what, if anything, would cause the Greens to bring down the government. When LNG Canada announced a $40-billion investment in B.C. in early October, Weaver indicated the Greens would not support any enabling legislation—though the Liberals were expected to, keeping the plan alive. For now, the trained climate scientist and his two Green MLAS are pinning hopes on this fall’s electoral reform referendum—one part of the Ndp-green agreement that has been honoured.