Ending Violence Against Women

Incredible turn out at Coast Mountain College today. I especially appreciated that It was men who read the names of the 14 women who were murdered for being women.  

Learn about CleanBC!

Since my appointment as Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness I’ve witnessed unprecedented wildfires, floods, and now droughts. The challenge of climate change is real and impacting people across B.C. – by responding now we can protect our health, our nature …

Funding on the way for Grand Forks

I visited Grand Forks to announce $2.9 million dollars in support for small businesses impacted by this past Spring’s catastrophic flooding. Learn more here: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2018PSSG0085-002317      

I voted for Proportional Representation

Today I voted for proportional representation. My first pick is rural – urban (RUP) followed by mixed member (MMP) and then Dual member proportional (DMP). No matter which form of proportional representation you choose, you’ll always have a local MLA. …

Additional Support for Wildfire Recovery

To assist individuals and families still recovering from the record wildfire season, your government is partnering with the Canadian Red Cross to provide an additional $10 million of support. Learn more here: https://news.gov.bc.ca/18453    

Remembrance Day

The first Remembrance Day ceremony I attended was on Friday, November 9th at Fairview Cemetery at the invitation of Mrs Paul and Dias’ 4th and 5th grade classes. The students from Conrad Elementary performed O Canada, In Flander’s Fields and …

Indigenous Veterans Day

Indigenous people have a long and proud history of military service to our country, tracing back to the War of 1812 when Metis and First Nations fought along the British against invading Americans. During World War I, it is said …