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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: 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: 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...

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 York, for example, about 10% of COVID-19...

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 development, we risk compounding the...

Question Period: Race-based Data

In Question Period, I asked the premier why the NDP government has not made the collection of race-based COVID-19 infection data a priority in their response to the pandemic. We know that race, income, living conditions, access to medical care and work environment are...

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