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Statement: The Role of Civil Disobedience in our Society

I gave a statement reflecting on the importance of civil disobedience in Canada’s history. As Samuel Freedman, former Chief Justice of the Manitoba Court of Appeal stated: “There have been instances in human history in which disobedience to law has proved...

Question Period: Fairy Creek and the Protection of Old Growth

The Fairy Creek watershed is home to the last intact old growth forest in Southern Vancouver Island. It is the very definition of an ancient, high-risk ecosystem that the Old Growth Strategic Review Panel recommended be protected while a strategy is developed. No...

Question Period: Long COVID Rates – Collect the Data

In Question Period, I followed up on my March 3rd question for Minister Dix on long-term COVID-19 symptoms. In the weeks since this question was asked, it has become clear that BC does not currently have a good idea of what proportion of patients continue to...

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 Peoples Act means that building a new paradigm...

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 create a safe political...

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