The exceptionally close results mean it’s hard to predict what will happen in the longer term, but the governing agreement between the NDP and the Greens holds significant promise for health care and community social services in B.C.
B.C. NDP and B.C. Greens make commitment to acting on mental health issues. "This commitment elevates strategies that recognize the urgency around the opioid crisis, which we know is having a devastating effect on workers and the communities in which they live.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
"[Ontarians] understand that there’s no reason to pay a premium to private contractors through this infrastructure bank when the government can borrow at historically low rates." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President