Fair PharmaCare for British Columbians

After 15 years, changes are finally coming to Fair PharmaCare. $105 million is being invested over three years to make sure people get the prescription medicines they need but currently are struggling to afford. Your BC New Democrat government is …

Cannabis Legalization

After months of engagement and research, we are announcing details that will inform the development of legislation in preparation for federal legalization of non-medical cannabis in July 2018. Learn more: https://news.gov.bc.ca/16325  

Jennifer Rice on Haida Gwaii

Incredible turn out for coffee and conversation at the Ground in Masset this morning. Thank you for such a passionate discussion. The two big issues include possible school closures, evacuation route and emergency communication challenges when events such the recent …

We’ve Moved!

The North Coast Community Office has moved locations.   We’ve moved from 818 3rd Ave West to #290- 309 2nd Ave West (BESIDE BMO) Prince Rupert, B.C. V8J 3T1 Tel: 250-624-7734 Email: jennifer.rice.mla@leg.bc.ca  

Be Prepared For The Next Emergency

  OPINION-EDITORIAL By Jennifer Rice Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness January 30, 2018   VICTORIA – It would be cliché to call the events of last week a wake-up call, but that’s exactly what they were. On Jan. 23, 2018, …

Share Your Thoughts on Ending Poverty

  British Columbia has had disturbing statistics on poverty and our economy hasn’t worked for everyone. As British Columbia is the only province without a poverty reduction strategy, I’m very pleased that my colleague Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development …

The Great BC ShakeOut 2017

At 10:19 the Members of the Legislative Assembly, my office and hundreds of thousands of British Columbians participated in The Great BC ShakeOut!  A huge thank you goes out to everyone who participated in the drill. Visit PreparedBC to learn …