Winter Preparedness Plan Announced Today

  The Province is investing $1.6 billion in a fall and winter preparedness plan to reduce the spread of COVID-19. This is a massive human resources operation which will strengthen both BC’s economy and healthcare system: We’re investing: ✅ $44.1 …

Finance Committee Report Released Today

  The Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services released its report on the Budget 2021 consultation, making 124 recommendations in total: https://bcleg.ca/fgsbudget. This year, we saw the highest level of participation in nearly 10 years with British Columbians …

Money Laundering Statement

Money laundering in BC is not a victimless crime. Dirty Money has increased housing prices and has helped to fuel the opioid crisis (our other public health emergency). I was very disappointed that the opposition refused to engage on this …

Thank You to Child Care Providers

Last week, I had the chance express my gratitude to all of the child care operators in our community for the miraculous work they have done to keep our children safe, especially in these incredibly demanding circumstances. I want to …

New Rules for Vacation Rentals

  Parties and large gatherings at vacation rentals have led to community outbreaks of COVID-19. That’s why Dr. Bonnie Henry, our Provincial Health Officer, changed the rules for vacation rentals. The new rules are: ✅ No more than 5 extra …

B.C. hits new child care milestone

Thank you to Minister of State for Child Care Katrina Chen for all her work on delivering new child care spaces across the province! We’ve been able to fund nearly 16,800 new spaces in the past two years, helping to …