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 …

Communities on the North Coast benefit from Rural Dividend

  Provided to assist rural communities to reinvigorate and diversify their local economies, the BC Rural Dividend supported eight projects within our North Coast riding. Rural development activities support government’s commitment to building a strong, sustainable, and innovative economy that creates …