Standing Up for North Island

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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MLA Report 17th November 2015

The fall Legislative session is coming to a close. It has been two months where there has been little innovative legislation, but the time back in the Legislature has given us, as Opposition, the opportunity of a daily question period. Challenging government on its actions is a centra
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MLA Report 30th October 2015

This week Canadian journalist Mohammed Fahmy who had been in prison in Egypt for more than 400 days, wrongly accused of terrorism visited the Legislature. It was extremely interesting to hear how he survived, how important it was for him to know people were fighting for him and his vi
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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 Sou
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Return of the house posts to Wei Wai Kai Nation

Here is Claire’s statement in the legislature on the return of the house posts to the Wei Wai Kai Nation in Cape Mudge
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MLA Report 23 October 2015

This has been an intense week for any watcher of politics and I believe for most Canadians. I am very pleased that federally, the North Island once again has a NDP MP. Rachel Blaney is engaged, inclusive and passionate about our communities. She will be a great voice for us in Ottawa
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MLA Report 08 Oct 2015

MLA Report   It has been a shameful week in the Legislature. Day after day, Christy Clark and her Minister for Children and Family Development refused to answer our questions about the tragic deaths of young people who had been in the care of the government. They obfuscated, they
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