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  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 …

The Great British Columbia Shake Out!

On October 19 at 10:19 a.m., millions of people worldwide will practice how to “Drop, Cover and Hold On” during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills. British Columbians can join by registering for the 2017 Great British Columbia ShakeOut. Participating is a great way for your …

Orange Shirt Day

September 30th is Orange Shirt Day!   Stemming from Phyllis Webstad’s story of having a bright orange shirt taken aware from her when she was taken and sent to St Joseph residential school in Williams Lake, “Orange Shirt Day,” shirt …

Are You Prepared?

Living on the North Coast, residents are encouraged to prepare their homes for severe weather conditions and tsunamis. Residents should also be mindful of earthquakes, floods, hazardous spills, landslides, avalanches and the aftermath of such events like power outages. Does …

Gearing up for a new school year?

Please check out the links below to learn more about some available resources for students and parents! New curriculum: The Ministry of Education is in the third year of the implementation of B.C.’s curriculum. See what students will be learning …