Adam Olsen

Derelict Vessels Are Polluting The B.C. Coastline

Adam Olsen | Posted 03.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Adam Olsen

The Northern Gateway and Kinder Morgan pipeline proposals plan to significantly increase heavy oil tankers to Asia and both governments have promised "world-class" oil spill response on land and in the water. British Columbians are skeptical about this commitment. Stories like the sinking tug near Squamish are regularly in and out of the media reminding folks that nothing has been done. There is nothing "world-class" about the provincial-federal response to marine-based environmental concerns in the past.

Keeping B.C.'s Food Local: What's Next for the ALR?

Adam Olsen | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Adam Olsen

Protecting farmland in perpetuity is the provincial interest, but it is only half the issue. Ensuring farmers can afford to farm is the vital other half. When farmers aren't making a living, when they can't afford to feed themselves, they are forced to make choices that may put their farmland and the provincial interest at risk.

Meet B.C.'s New Green Party Leader

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.26.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The British Columbia Green Party has named Adam Olsen, a former candidate in Saanich North and the Islands, as the party's interim leader....

B.C.'s Homeless Sent Packing From Progressive Farm

CBC | Posted 10.08.2012 | Canada

A farm for homeless and drug addicted people on Vancouver Island has been told to evict its residents or face fines or legal action, two weeks after a...