The Association of Registered Nurses of BC
Election Issues and Platforms
Environmental Health

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What Do Nurses Expect Government to Do?

  • Ensure that any project that poses a risk to the health of British Columbians undergo rigorous risk assessments.
  • Ensure that the health and well-being of British Columbians is prioritized and not compromised in any project that impacts environmental health.

Ask the Candidates!

  • What is your government's position on the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion?
  • What is your government's position on the Site C dam?
  • British Columbians' health and well-being is highly impacted by both the built and natural environment. How high of a priority is environmental health on your government's agenda?

* Party platforms will be updated regularly. If you are aware of any commitments made by the parties, please let us know at
B.C. Liberals New Democratic Party Green Party
  • Approved Kinder Morgan expansion after meeting the Liberal party's five conditions.
  • Clean Growth. Climate Action.
  • Committed to conducting an independent review of BC Hydro's Site C dam if elected.
  • Against Kinder Morgan pipeline.
  • Opposed to proposed $36 billion liquefied natural gas project near Prince Rupert (Pacific Northwest LNG). Read more...
  • Create a new climate action rebate cheque for low and middle-income families.
  • Renew the Climate Leadership panel within our first 100 days, and work towards implementing their full suite of recommendations under our core principles for climate action.
  • Put BC on a path to meeting BC's legislated 2050 greenhouse gas emission reduction target of 80 per cent below 2007 levels and will set a new legislated 2030 reduction target of 40 per cent below 2007 levels.
  • Update environmental assessment legislation and processes to ensure that they respect the legal rights of First Nations, and meet the public's expectation of a strong, transparent process that results in the best outcomes as part of a made in BC assessment process.
  • In partnership with First Nations and communities, will modernize land-use planning to effectively and sustainably manage BC's ecosystems, rivers, lakes, watersheds, forests and old growth, while accounting for cumulative effects.
  • Strongly opposed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion.
  • Supports environmental protection and remediation.
  • Climate Change Plan.