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Poverty Reduction Strategy Act

A goal without a plan is just a wish. That’s why your government has introduced the Poverty Reduction Strategy Act. After 16 years of neglect, the vulnerable in our society are going to get the assistance they need to better …

Celebrating Ridley Terminals Inc

35 years of providing well paying, family supporting jobs is something worth celebrating. Congratulations to Ridley Terminals Inc. Here’s to many more years of prosperity to come.

Funding and Staffing Increases to Help Seniors

Staff in residential care homes work incredibly hard and do a fantastic job. We’ve seen this first hand at the Acropolis Manor in Prince Rupert. When residential care homes are understaffed, staff are challenged to deliver the level of care …

Join the North Coast Community Office Team!

CONSTITUENCY OFFICE EXTERNAL EMPLOYMENT POSTING POSITION: Constituency Assistant LOCATION: Jennifer Rice, MLA Constituency Office, Prince Rupert HOURS OF WORK: Temporary Part-Time (20 hours per week) Start Date: August 31, 2018 CLOSING: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled …

HousingHub

HousingHub is a new initiative of the B.C. Government to bring communities together in the name of affordable housing. Local governments, Indigenous partners, non-profits and developers will be brought together for innovative partnerships to create homes people can afford. Interested …

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.