Changes to Black Bear Hunting on Haida Gwaii

The current season started April 1, 2018. Individuals wanting to hunt black bear on Haida Gwaii in 2018 must apply for, and obtain, a limited entry hunting authorization through the 2018 limited entry hunting lottery. Applications can be submitted beginning …

Welcoming Gary Coons to the Legislature

Former roommate to MLA Nicholas Simmons, former colleague of the Hon. Jinny Sims and my former landlord, mentor and North Coast MLA Gary Coons visited the Legislature today. He received a warm welcome from the House.

B.C. communities to benefit from disaster-mitigation funding

B.C. communities to benefit from disaster-mitigation funding The Government of British Columbia is improving the safety of British Columbians and protecting communities by investing $6.5 million in disaster-mitigation projects throughout the province. “Being prepared and planning ahead is paramount to …

Are you Prepared for a Tsunami?

If you live in coastal British Columbia, know your tsunami notification zone, then get prepared to manage on your own for a minimum of 72 hours. Start by developing a household plan, putting together your emergency kit and connecting with …

Wireless Alerts Coming to British Columbia

Wireless alerts will be publicly tested for the first time in B.C. on May 9, 2018, at 1:55 p.m. (Pacific time), alongside routine television and radio tests. Emergency Management BC (EMBC) is the sole agency responsible for issuing emergency notifications …

New Funding for First Nations Friendship Centres

In addition to a $50 million investment in Indigenous language preservation and revitalization, we’re investing $6 million in Friendship Centres like the Friendship House Association of Prince Rupert. Premier John Horgan and I visited the Friendship House on Monday, March …