Standing Up for North Island

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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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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MLA Report 12th February, 2016

The Legislature is back in session. MLAs gathered in Victoria this week ready for a very political few months. I am also getting back into work after undergoing open heart surgery near the end of last year. With an election a year away, this is the time the BC Liberals, who have been
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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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