My testimony to the Senate Standing Committee on Transport and Communication in video form.
In the Community
Legislation introduced to improve ferry service introduced
Proud of our Minister of Transportation for introducing legislation today that puts people at the forefront of the coastal ferries act. Once in force, the legislation is intended to re-frame the model to better reflect public interest and the view …
Prince Rupert residents win 2019 BC Achievement Award
Congratulations to Nancy and Gunther Golinia! Nancy and Gunther Golinia have operated the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehabilitation Shelter for over 30 years. Running the shelter from their home, they have rescued, rehabilitated and released thousands of birds and animals which …
New supportive housing opens in Prince Rupert.
What a pleasure to open the Crow’s Nest Lodge this afternoon – 36 units of supportive housing with 24/7 wrap around services for those at risk of homelessness in #PrinceRupert. Click on the link to learn more. https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2019MAH0037-000331
Historic agreement signed in the Bella Coola Valley
Natural disasters don’t care about jurisdictional boundaries. This memorandum of understanding will help bring communities together to keep everyone safe and be better prepared for future disasters. Follow the link to learn more: https://www.coastmountainnews.com/…/historic-mou-signed-be…/
BC Caregivers to get first pay increase in a decade
MLA Rice welcomes restored ferry service on three North Coast routes
PRINCE RUPERT – New Democrat MLA, Jennifer Rice is welcoming increased ferry service on three North Coast routes, reversing service cuts made by the previous BC Liberal government. The three routes set to benefit are service between Prince Rupert and Port …
Government Restores Coastal Ferry Service
MORE FANTASTIC NEWS for the NORTH COAST ! Today, your B.C. NDP government has announced that we are increasing the number of B.C. Ferry sailings, restoring them to their 2014 service levels that were cut under the B.C. Liberals. For …
New Skills Training and Employment Supports
Ending Violence Against Women
Incredible turn out at Coast Mountain College today. I especially appreciated that It was men who read the names of the 14 women who were murdered for being women.