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2021: Overcoming biases, fallacies, stigmas

Firstly, the answer is NO to the question being asked of every politician in Canada right now. I have barely left my house in Tsartlip during the holiday season never mind the city, province or country. Former Ontario Finance Minister Rod Phillips said no one was more...

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Season’s Greetings!

Season's Greetings from the my BC Green Caucus colleague Sonia Furstenau and I, the team in the Saanich North and the Islands Constituency Office and the whole Olsen family! 2020 was a challenging year! I sincerely hope that 2021 brings stability, peace and joy to you...

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Adam Olsen is the MLA for Saanich North and the Islands. He was first elected in 2017 and is a member of the BC Green Caucus.

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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.

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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.

Few details on $300 million program to support small business

In September the BC NDP announced a $300 million program to support small businesses in British Columbia survive the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been eight months since the public health and economic crisis began. Small business owners...

Is it a Throne Speech or the Throne Speech?

British Columbians need clarity from the BC NDP government whether the Throne Speech that opened the 42nd Parliament is the plan for 2021, or if there is another Throne Speech planned for the Spring. As it stands right now it's unclear...

Site C boondoggle buried in secrecy

  Site C is a mess! From investigative reporting we know that the government has had information for at least a year about significant geotechnical problems with the project. In this round of questions, Minister of Energy, Hon. Bruce...

Ready to govern?

When Premier John Horgan pulled the legislature down around him causing the snap pandemic election, he claimed it was because British Columbia needed a strong majority government that was ready to govern through COVID-19. He said the BC...

COVID-19 impact and work of food banks

In the first Members Statement of the 42nd Parliament I turn my attention to the responsibility we have as MLA's to govern for all British Columbians, the impact of COVID-19, and the fragility of our services. I turn my attention to the...

Cruel omission: A deliberate act or oversight?

For nearly a decade Capital Regional District (CRD) Electoral Area Directors from Salt Spring Island, the Southern Gulf Islands and Juan de Fuca have been advocating for a change in their designation from urban to rural. There is no doubt...

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