Sonia Furstenau

It’s time for B.C. to replace reactive with proactive governance

Over the last year and a half, we have heard the word “unprecedented” used over and over again. Usually, it is used as a justification for not acting quickly enough (or at all) in the face of a...

A real economic recovery in B.C. will require a real housing plan

We all know that British Columbia is facing a housing crisis – so what’s our plan? We’ve heard the numbers. Vancouver has been named the most unaffordable housing market in North America. It now...

Subsidizing fossil fuel is a bad bet for British Columbia’s future

When British Columbians should have been celebrating our renewed ability to visit with loved ones and travel our beautiful province, we were thrust right back into another public health emergency...

Year in review: Pandemic recovery can put B.C. on path to long-term well-being

My son, Peter, turned 15 this week, and he will be graduating from high school in a year and a half. He thinks deeply on big ideas, so I asked him recently about how he feels about the future. His...