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Response to the Speech from the Throne 2021

Today, I rose to speak to the Government’s Speech from the Throne. British Columbia is facing numerous crises simultaneously: the COVID-19 pandemic, a housing crisis, a toxic drug crisis, and the climate crisis. A year ago, we spoke about building back better...

Question Period: Toxic Drug Crisis – Mental Health Support

April 14th, 2021 marked the 5th anniversary since the Public Health Officer declared a public health emergency relating to the toxic drug crisis. Questions throughout question period were focused on this topic, and what government must do in the face of this ongoing...

Question Period: COVID-19 Data Transparency and Public Trust

Today I asked Minister Dix if he would commit to improving data transparency for COVID-19 moving forward. BC has consistently been one of the least transparent provinces throughout the pandemic – leaving British Columbians to connect the dots themselves on...

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...

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