Bill 15, the Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act

Claire spoke in favour of this bill  but underlined the need to back this, and other fine statements about parks, with money and about the need to look at the ecosystem as a whole.
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Great Bear Rainforest debate

It was a long time coming and is the result of a huge amount of hard work by many people over many years. While it is without question something to celebrate and could be a model for forest and land management in many other places, Claire urged some caution when she spoke to it.
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Zeballos Forest Service Road

Claire asked the Minister of Forests about the awful state of the Zeballos Forest Service Road . This winter has been particularly bad and has forced an ambulance to turn back.
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Minister asked why he’s leaving schools no choice but to close

Calire asked the Minister of Education about the ongoing cuts to the education budget which is having a significant effect on School District 72.
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The Great Bear Rainforest

The Great Bear overlaps part of the North Island constituency and Claire acknowledged the hard work done by everyone to get to the agreement which allows for logging and resource use under what is known as eco-system based management.
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Claire Trevena asks minister who will shoulder the $3.6 billion debt for Port Mann mismanagement

Claire asked the Minister of Transportation about the continuing losses on the Port Mann bridge.
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Transportation Minister questioned about fire-sale of Sunshine Coast ferry

Claire asked  about the bargain basement sale of the Queen of Chilliwack – refitted with public money for $15m and sold for $2m.
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Oyster River School closure petition

Claire presented a petition  with more than 1,300 names to the Legislature opposing the closure of Oyster River Elementary.
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Claire Trevena presses the minister on conflict-of-interest with Uber

In Question Period this week, Claire asked the Minister responsible about the perceived conflict of interest around the government’s negotiations with Uber.
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Claire Trevena questions Minister Todd Stone about problems with Denman Island cable ferry

Claire asked for some clarity on the new cable ferry for Denman and Hornby Islands. The cables are said to be rusting, there are reports that the ferry’s fuel consumption will be higher than the current ferry and there is no way the ferry can escape a high wind blowing down Baynes Sound.
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