Standing Up for North Island

MLA Report 30th April 2015

Public healthcare and public education underpin our society. Investment in both is vital for us to develop a just and equitable society in which everyone can live their lives to the fullest. Unfortunately that’s not happening at the moment, so we, as Opposition, have been raising thes
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Kuterra Salmon Farm

Claire told the Legislature about the first year of operation of the ‘Namgis-owned Kuterra Salmon Farm and the lessons being learned by everyone in the aquaculture industry from the operation.
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More Questions on the Sea to Sky Hwy Walls

In her role as Transportation critic Claire  asked the Minister about the failing retaining walls on the Sea to Sky highway. These were built just five years ago as part of a $600m expansion of the highway and were supposed to last 75 years.
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Questions on BC ferry fare increases

Claire asked the Minister  about the high fares.
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MLA Report 23rd April 2015

It has been an engaging week at the Legislature in Victoria, with debate on bills that will bring changes to the liquor laws and the new Societies Act which will govern charities and not for profits. Question Period has swept from the somber to the surreal. Among the topics we discuss
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Sea to Sky Highway Retaining Walls Crumbling

The retaining walls on the Sea to Sky highway are already in need of repair, even though the rebuild of the highway is only five years old. Claire asked the Minister about this in Question Period.
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Storm Wins Keystone Cup

Claire recognized the victory of the Campbell River Storm, who brought back the Keystone Cup to B.C. and the Island, beating teams from Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and northern Ontario.
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Two tier electricity pricing hits North Island hard

BC Hydro’s two tier pricing is leaving many people in the North Island with extremely high bills and for some that means the possibility of disconnection. North Island MLA, Claire Trevena, has written to the BC Utilities Commission to urge a review of the policy for those communities
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MLA report 16th April 2015

BC Liberal fiscal incompetence was on display this week in Victoria, when the Opposition revealed that a sell off of publically owned lands cost the province $43 million. The land in question is in the lower mainland and was sold quickly and well below its appraised value. The governm
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