I believe everybody wins when we empower them to participate in the decisions that affect them.

Our mission is to work collaboratively in the Cowichan Valley and in the Provincial Legislature to create a vision for the future that everyone can get behind.

Sonia on the issues

Question Period: Indigenous Leaders on Old-Growth

In Question Period today Adam Olsen and I highlighted the voices of Indigenous leaders whose concerns have thus far been ignored by the NDP government. The unanimous passing of the Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous...

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Statement: International Women’s Day

On International Women's Day, I reflected on the violence that women in politics have faced for generations. If we are going to have better outcomes in our society - to serve all people - we must work across party lines to...

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Question Period – Old-Growth

Nearly one year ago, the NDP government received the report from the Old Growth Strategic Review panel. In the months since receiving the panel's recommendations for urgent and immediate action, the NDP government continues...

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Statement: National Day of Observance for COVID-19

It has been one year since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 to be a global pandemic. We mourn more than 22,000 Canadians lost, over 1,300 of them British Columbians. As we anticipate when we can be together, we recognize that we can take advantage of...

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Question Period: Long-term Effects of COVID-19

In Question Period, I asked the Minister of Health if his ministry was collecting data about long-term COVID illness experienced by British Columbians, and if so, where this information can be accessed by the public. In New...

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Question Period: COVID-19 Race-based Data

In Question Period, I followed up on my questions for the Premier regarding race-based data collection in the NDP government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. If we are not actively anti-racist in our pandemic policy...

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