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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 create a safe political...

Statement From A Tsleil-Waututh Youth

Yesterday in the legislature, I rose to share the words of Cedar George-Parker, a young Tsleil-Waututh man who was in the gallery. I met Cedar and his sister Kahya when I visited the Tsleil-Waututh Nation two weeks ago. During the visit, Cedar said that the words of...

Statement on the Clements Centre Society

Today, I had the pleasure of making a statement about the history and programs at the wonderful Clements Centre Society. In 1957, parents in British Columbia took a stand. They could no longer accept sending their special needs children to large institutions where...

Daffodil Month: A tribute to Peter Furstenau

April is Daffodil Month – a time to recognize the toll of cancer on our families, our community, and our country. Today, I made a statement about my father, who overcame so many obstacles in his life, but for one. My father had a life of beating the odds. Born...

Response to Budget 2018

I supported this budget; however, it’s time for B.C. to be forward-looking — to embrace innovation, to stop trying to solve 21st century challenges with 20th century approaches, and to create a new story for our province. Our potential lies in our...

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