UPDATE: Maternity Matters Tour

Jennifer Rice, MLA for North Coast has been touring the province on a Maternity Matters Tour. The tour aims to learn about the challenges that mothers-to-be face in accessing maternity care in rural and/or remote communities. What challenges are there to …

Cleanup scheduled for Banks Island

May 11, 2016 | Shannon Lough | Northern View The Gitxaala Nation have serious concerns about the contamination left behind after the Banks Island gold mine shut down and they want to know what is being done about it. The …

MLA Rice Welcomes Community Paramedicine Program

For Immediate Release April 27, 2016 Prince Rupert – NDP MLA for North Coast, Jennifer Rice, welcomes today’s announcement of the launch of the community paramedicine program for 73 rural communities across the province. Along with paramedics and BC Emergency …

MLA Rice leads provincial health tour

| April 20, 2016 | Kevin Campbell | The Northern View | While the big crunch on Canadian health care in the coming years may be the baby boomers reaching retirement age or older, it’s maternal health that shouldn’t be …

Next stop on Maternity Matters Tour: Bella Bella

Jennifer Rice, MLA for North Coast will be embarking on a province wide Maternity Matters Tour. The tour aims at learning about the challenges that mothers-to-be face in accessing maternity care in rural and/or remote communities. What challenges are there …

LNG is possible on the North Coast: Rice

April 13, 2016 | Kevin Campbell | The Northern View With reports that the B.C. NDP party had sent a letter to federal regulators rejecting the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG terminal on Lelu Island, North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice responded …