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Debate on Fisheries

The income for independent fishermen (and women) is on a downward trend. Privatization, consolidation and the corporatization of fisheries policy has created unemployment and undue hardship on communities, particularly First Nations. Join me in urging federal Fisheries Minister, Dominic LeBlanc …

Budget 2018

Whether it’s record investment in childcare, a comprehensive 30-point housing plan or working with First Nations to save and enhance Indigenous languages, Budget 2018 is a budget that works for everyone.

Supporting Commercial Fishers

Commercial fishing on the North Coast is more than a profession, it’s a lifestyle that connects people to each other, to their communities and the surrounding environment. Beyond profit margins, commercial fishers also contribute to the social fabric and food …

Agriculture

I rose in the house today to speak about our government’s commitment to the agriculture sector and to the commercial fishing sector.

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 …

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 …