I work hard to stay on top of issues that matter to you, and seize opportunities to raise them during Question Period.

I currently sit on six parliamentary committees, including the Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth, and the Legislative Assembly Management Committee. Here are some recently raised questions in the Legislature related to these portfolios, and to your issues and concerns.

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Question Period: COVID 19 response

Today, in an extraordinary legislative session, a small quorum of MLAs came together to pass a supply bill to provide authority to the government to fund a COVID 19 response. During Question Period, I asked two questions: The first about how the COVID 19 response...

Question Period: Sexual Assault Support

In Question Period, I asked the Minister of Health or the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General which one of them was taking responsibility for ensuring specialized services are available to sexual assault survivors. British Columbia is home to the Victoria...

Question Period: Victoria Sexual Assault Clinic Funding

Today in Question Period, I asked why the Minister of Finance didn't fund the Victoria Sexual Assault Clinic's proposal for Budget 2020 so that their work can continue and so that other communities in B.C. can open clinics on their own. Despite the overwhelming demand...

Question Period: Supporting Innovation

Mark Carney, the Former Governor of the Bank of Canada and current UN Special Envoy on Climate Change yesterday spoke about how governments and industries can reach their targets: “It's putting money behind those who are solving the problem — or are part of the...

Question Period: SIA Water Sampling

In Question Period, I asked the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy why have the water sampling results from the shallow monitoring wells at the contaminated soil site in Shawnigan Lake not been made available to the public. It's been over eight years...

Question Period: Clean Water and LNG Development

in Question Period, I asked the Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum how she will address cumulative impacts on B.C.’s water resources, which are already threatened by impacts from climate change, due to LNG fracking. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSazB1JmviY...

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