Indigenous Veterans Day

The first Indigenous Veterans day was celebrated 25 years ago in Winnipeg on November 8th. Indigenous Peoples in Canada fought on the front line of every major battle Canada has been involved in and did so with valour and distinction. …

Attending the Opening of Metlakatla Seniors Housing

Fantastic experience attending the blessing ceremony for the Cedar Village Seniors Housing project, a partnership between BC Housing and the Metlakatla Development Corp. It’s a breathtaking building with spacious units, comfy common rooms and beautiful Tsimshian artwork throughout. Thank you …

Transitioning Remote Communities to Renewable Energy

Part of CleanBC’s Remote Community Energy Strategy, the Renewable Energy for Remote Communities (RERC) program has earmarked up to $16.5 million for projects that will help remote communities shift to renewable energy, moving away from polluting diesel generators to cleaner …

Get Your Flu Shot!

Last week, the BC Pharmacy Association reminded me to get my annual flu shot. With more than 1,300 community pharmacies across British Columbia, in communities both large and small, pharmacists are the most accessible health-care providers for British Columbians wanting …

Making UNDRIP law in British Columbia

This week your BC NDP Government tabled legislation that will make the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP) law in our province. Learn more here: https://declaration.gov.bc.ca/