Adam Olsen MLA for Saanich North and the Islands.

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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.



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.

As illicit drug toxicity increases, what about safe supply?

As a response to the increasing toxicity of drugs in the illicit market, the provincial government took steps to be one of the first jurisdictions to provide illicit drug users access to a safe supply of a pharmaceutical grade opioid...

Legislation for province to administer home owner grant

In general terms, Bill 6 provides the provincial government the responsibility to administer the home owner grant. In the past, this is a provincial program however it has been administered by municipal governments across the province. In...

Questioning government about data collection and use

For the past week, my colleague Sonia Furstenau and I have been focused on data collection and how data is informing the decisions government is making about the COVID-19 pandemic. We agree with statements made by the Minister of Health...

Taking steps to support renters in British Columbia

More than two years ago I had the honour of participating in the Rental Housing Task Force with Vancouver West-End MLA Spencer Chandra-Herbert and Courtney-Comox MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard. We held community engagement sessions across the...

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...

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