Emergency Management BC

As Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness it’s my goal to ensure that British Columbians are prepared for emergencies in their communities. Throughout the flood and fire season, I visited the communities of Grand Forks, Burns Lake, Dease Lake and Telegraph …

Funding and Staffing Increases to Help Seniors

Staff in residential care homes work incredibly hard and do a fantastic job. We’ve seen this first hand at the Acropolis Manor in Prince Rupert. When residential care homes are understaffed, staff are challenged to deliver the level of care …

Trip to Bella Coola

What an experience in the Bella Coola valley. This snorkelling bear scored two salmon in the matter of a few minutes. One of the first things we did as a new government was to ban the trophy hunt of Grizzly …

Aboriginal Arts Development Awards

Attention artists! The First Peoples’ Cultural Council offers arts funding through the Aboriginal Arts Development Awards. Apply before October 31st for one of the following awards: · Individual Artists · Sharing Traditional Arts Across Generations · Aboriginal Arts Administrator Internships …

New Infrastructure Programs to Benefit Communities

Great news for communities! The federal and provincial governments are working together to deliver everything from new recreation centres to better internet, with two new infrastructure programs that will build up communities in every part of British Columbia. The Community, …

Trip to Lax Kw’alaams

Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, Scott Fraser and I spent the day in Lax Kw’alaams yesterday. We had a beautiful boat ride out to the community, met with Mayor & council, community members and toured the school, fish plant, …