Adam Olsen MLA for Saanich North and the Islands.
Passionate Community Advocate.
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Land Act: Are the BC United embracing regressive policy of denial of First Nations rights and title?
Two weeks ago the BC NDP quietly launched a public consultation on proposed changes to the Land Act. While I have been publicly critical of the way Minister Nathan Cullen introduced the initiative, I am deeply disappointed by the response of the BC United who decided...
Premier David Eby must not overlook British Columbia context of Minister Selina Robinson’s hurtful comments
Calls for Premier David Eby to replace Advanced Education Minister Selina Robinson grow louder following comments she made at an online forum last week. Calling the comments “wrong” and “hurtful” the Premier also said, “We are in positions of authority,...
British Columbia has a new Minister of Children and Family Development. Is the change in leadership a reset for a deeply troubled child welfare system? Or, is it a political reset for Premier David Eby? The Premier’s language should be noted. He called the move a...
In preparation for the final session (Spring 2024) of the 42nd Parliament, I look back on this term and reflect on the pace of life as a legislator, house leader, and the role of opposition members as government critics. On Pace The pace of politics is fast. Each...
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Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly for Saanich North and the Islands.
Passionate community advocate Adam Olsen, is the MLA for Saanich North and the Islands (BC Green Caucus). A proud member of the Tsartlip village of the W̱SÁNEĆ Nation, Adam Olsen is a father to Silas and Ella and husband to Emily. With over two decades in the service and communications sectors, Adam Olsen has gained valuable experience in building relationships, connecting people, solving problems, and finding solutions.
As the Member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia for Saanich North and the Islands, Adam Olsen is committed to developing ways for his constituents to stay up to date and informed on what he is doing as your representative.
On Wednesday afternoon, when Government House Leader, Hon. Ravi Kahlon introduced his motion of time allocation into the British Columbia Legislative Assembly, House business immediately deteriorated into mayhem. [2:50pm] Vaughn Palmer describes the scene, “The formal...
BC Legislative Assembly Speaker, Hon. Raj Chouhan has been working with the Songhees and Esquimalt people, along with Indigenous communities across the province, to take positive steps toward reconciliation and...
The Minister of Social Development, Hon. Sheila Malcolmson, is often ignored in questions period. The minister is responsible for important work. On critical area is the implementation of the Accessibility BC Act. Our...
The BC NDP provided $19 million dollars to fund Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls while spending $50 million on a special RCMP unit called the Community-Industry Response Group that has violently arrested...
For years, the governing party in British Columbia has nurtured a broken child welfare system. It doesn’t matter if it was the BC Liberals, or now the BC NDP. The BC Green Caucus has been raising issues related to the...
I rose today in response to a Motion introduced by Government House Leader Ravi Kahlon. Be it resolved that the House recess from 6:30 to 7 p.m. and notwithstanding Standing Orders 2 and 3 thereafter sit until 9 p.m....
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