Tsunami Awareness Week

Last January’s tsunami warning was a wake up call for coastal communities in British Columbia. Emergency preparation gets put on a to-do list, but never checked off as done. That’s why, each year, during Tsunami Preparedness Week, which runs April …

Province makes historic investment in rural internet service

Reliable and affordable high-speed internet provides British Columbians in rural communities with better opportunities to learn, do business, access services and stay connected. Our government is working to connect all British Columbians regardless of where they live. Follow the link …

Prince Rupert residents win 2019 BC Achievement Award

Congratulations to Nancy and Gunther Golinia! Nancy and Gunther Golinia have operated the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehabilitation Shelter for over 30 years. Running the shelter from their home, they have rescued, rehabilitated and released thousands of birds and animals which …

Real Opportunities for Indigenous Communities

The other day, I spoke to the private member’s motion: Be it resolved that this House support real opportunity for Indigenous communities in British Columbia Our government has recognized that providing opportunities for Indigenous people must go beyond merely supporting …

Province provides record funding for search and rescue groups.

Our government is listening to GSAR organizations and we’re working towards dedicated funding. This will ensure that volunteers have more time to train and prepare for emergencies, instead of having to organize fundraisers.   Learn more here https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2019PSSG0029-000474

New supportive housing opens in Prince Rupert.

What a pleasure to open the Crow’s Nest Lodge this afternoon – 36 units of supportive housing with 24/7 wrap around services for those at risk of homelessness in #PrinceRupert. Click on the link to learn more. https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2019MAH0037-000331