Throne Speech

  Throne speech outlines clear path to make life more affordable   The throne speech announced the start of the largest investment in affordable housing in this province’s history, including social housing, student housing, seniors housing, Indigenous housing and affordable …

Minimum Wage Set to $15.20 by 2021

The BC government has endorsed the Fair Wages Commission recommendations (report) to increase the minimum wage to $15/hr by 2021. The increases are spaced out over the next 4 years: June 1, 2018: $12.65 an hour ($1.30 increase) June 1, …

#EndStigma and #StopOverdose

The provincial government is investing $322 million over the next three years to save lives, end stigma and improve access to services for people struggling with addiction. This campaign is part of government’s commitment to combat the overdose crisis and …

Give your input on the future of how we vote

British Columbians can now provide input to help shape next year’s provincial referendum on electoral reform as part of the How We Vote public engagement. I encourage you to visit this website to learn more and participate Visit: https://engage.gov.bc.ca/howwevote/ The public …

SPCA Call Centre

Today, I had a chance to tour the call centre for the BC SPCA. Thanks to the staff for the tour! They provide vital services to help keep animals from distress across the province. Follow @BCSPCAVictoria and @BC_SPCA on twitter for updates, or …