Standing Up for North Island

NDP slams ferry affordability as B.C. Ferries AGM gets under way

Christy Clark’s B.C. Liberal government has made ferries unaffordable for coastal British Columbians, said New Democrat spokesperson on ferries Claire Trevena. “British Columbians are being squeezed by the Christy Clark government every which way they turn. The B.C. Ferries annual rep
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MLA Report July 29, 2016

We had a surprise, short, summer session this week with just two items on the government’s agenda but a great number on ours.  And as people have said, you could tell it was a summer session because Premier Christy Clark brought her flip-flops: first a flip-flop on changing the human
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MLA Report July 8th, 2016

Summer is upon us with people heading off for vacations and enjoying community festivals. Many of us are making the most of our own backyard wilderness and we host lots of tourists who want to experience our North Island paradise. Unfortunately one of the most affordable holidays – ca
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Trevena urges campaign for high speed internet

For Immediate Release, 30th May, 2016 Campbell River – North Island MLA Claire Trevena is asking people to show they want high speed, fibre optic, internet. Telus is assessing where it will expand in the coming years and Trevena is urging people to show that their North Island home ne
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MLA Report May 19th, 2016

The Legislative session ended in a way which perhaps reflects the last 15 years of the BC Liberal government. A special prosecutor charged a former government employee, Brian Bonney, with breach of trust. This stems from what became known as the Quick Wins scandal in which Christy Cla
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MLA Report May 13th, 2016

A central theme to this week in the Legislature was unaffordability. During the daily, half-hourly ritual of Question Period the focus was the problems in the Lower Mainland because of housing costs. And during the Premier’s estimates debate – in which Opposition Leader John Horgan ha
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MLA Report May 6th, 2016

This week in the Legislature, the Official Opposition continued to raise questions about the potential conflict of interest within the BC Liberal government because of political donations paid to the party. We started the week by debating a motion which would solve the problem immedia
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BC Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences

Claire spoke about the work of the BC Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences , a lab in Campbell River that is unique in BC. It works for all sectors interested in the health of our marine environment
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Paid parking at the new Campbell River hospital

Claire continues to raise the issue of paid parking at our new Campbell River hospital.
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