Wilkinson fails British Columbian families by leaving Throness as spokesperson for children

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VICTORIA – BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson has failed British Columbians by choosing to keep Laurie Throness as critic for Children and Family Development and Childcare despite public comments he has made that are out of step on reproductive choice, LGBTQ2+ rights and universal child care.

When he shuffled his shadow cabinet today, Wilkinson had an opportunity to distance himself from Throness and his extremist views. Instead, Throness remains in his position even though:


Because he continues to stand with Throness, Wilkinson’s commitment to these fundamental human rights must also be called into question.