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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...

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 the same status quo ‘talk and...

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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