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Attending the Opening of Metlakatla Seniors Housing

Fantastic experience attending the blessing ceremony for the Cedar Village Seniors Housing project, a partnership between BC Housing and the Metlakatla Development Corp. It’s a breathtaking building with spacious units, comfy common rooms and beautiful Tsimshian artwork throughout. Thank you …

Making UNDRIP law in British Columbia

This week your BC NDP Government tabled legislation that will make the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP) law in our province. Learn more here: https://declaration.gov.bc.ca/    

Connectivity helps keep people safe on Haida Gwaii

Today I joined community leaders, Minister of Citizens Services Jinny Sims and representatives from Telus to celebrate connectivity in Port Clements. In March of this year Telus completed construction of this cell tower, bringing high-speed wireless voice and Internet services …

Jim Terrion and the Terry Fox Run

Jim Terrion stopped by the office yesterday. This former Rupertite takes his vacations (from his job in Prince George) every year to actively fundraise in Prince Rupert for the annual Terry Fox Run. Since 1991 Jim has raised $768,364.25! He’s …

Labour Day BBQ

We grilled over 300 hotdogs at Pacific Mariners Park on Labour Day! Prince Rupert teachers joined to share information and enjoy the sunshine. Port Edward Mayor Knut Bjorndal even stopped by.