Standing Up for North Island

Trevena Continues to Question Paid Parking at New Hospital

North Island MLA Claire Trevena has again written to the Minister of Health calling for a rethink on plans for paid parking at the new Campbell River hospital. She questions the rationale she has received about charging for hospital parking which appear to be simply because it is done
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MLA Report 4th March, 2016

Cuts — whether to transit passes for the disabled, to education or to environmental oversight – all are a result of government priorities. Unfortunately, the BC Liberals priorities often are not in the best interest of many people in BC and the North Island. The loss of transit
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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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MLA Report 26th February, 2016

When teachers bring their students to the Legislature they and their students are often dismayed by the behaviour of MLAs in Question Period. Saying the atmosphere is boisterous would imply it is good natured but often the heckling is loud and disrespectful. This week saw two ends of
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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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Trevena blasts BC Liberal Budget

North Island MLA Claire Trevena has decried the latest BC Liberal budget as a “fantasy”. “Ahead of the last election, the Premier said that the problems of BC would be washed away by the power of the LNG industry. We’d have hundreds of thousands of jobs. We would become – as the premi
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MLA Report 19th February, 2016

The budget presented by the BC Liberals this year showed just what drives a Christy Clark government: fantasy The Premier promised what she called a Prosperity Fund just ahead of the last election. It was to be made up with billions of dollars generated as a result of the (fantasy) LN
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