VICTORIA – The B.C. Liberals spent nearly $2.4 million of taxpayer money on Olympic tickets, and Comox Valley MLA Don McRae snapped up several of them to attend hockey, speed skating and victory ceremonies, say New Democrats.
VICTORIA – New Democrats are pleased that the B.C. Liberals have promised to shelve a private power project that threatened to devastate a huge swath of wilderness on B.C.’s mid-coast.
Under questioning in the legislature on Wednesday by New Democrat MLA for North Island Claire Trevena , Environment Minister Barry Penner promised not to allow the Klinaklini River private power project go ahead.
VICTORIA – Don McRae and the B.C. Liberals are undermining health care in the Comox Valley by refusing to consider alternatives to cutting acute care beds at St Joseph’s Hospital, say New Democrats.
VICTORIA – Comox Valley MLA Don McRae proved just how out of touch he is with his constituents yesterday during debate in the legislature about HST-enabling legislation, say New Democrats.
VICTORIA -- The Campbell government refused to answer tough questions posed by North Island MLA Claire Trevena in the Legislature on Tuesday afternoon about the role of a top Liberal insider in arranging the energy purchase agreement for Plutonic Power’s project on the Toba Inlet.
VICTORIA— North Island MLA Claire Trevena says a report issued by the Outdoor Recreation Council is yet more proof that the Campbell government is sacrificing the environment and the public interest in its quest to privatize our rivers.
“This report is further proof that the Campbell government’s privatization agenda is a huge environmental threat to our rivers,” said Trevena.
VICTORIA— Yesterday during question period North Island MLA Claire Trevena demanded answers from Gordon Campbell about what he has done to address the appalling housing conditions facing many of the people who live on the Tsulquate Reserve.
PORT HARDY- North Island MLA Claire Trevena is drawing national attention to housing conditions on the Tsulquate reserve in Port Hardy.
“The Campbell Liberal government has utterly failed these families,” said Trevena, “It’s hypocritical of the minister to refer Jordan’s Principle while pointing his finger at the federal government.”
Persons Day Marks A Milestone For Women’s Rights In Canada - Women Remain Under Represented Decades Later, says NDP
New Democrats are honouring the 79th anniversary of the Persons Case, which removed a crucial barrier for Canadian women in politics.
“This day gives us the opportunity to reflect on how far we’ve come and how far we still have to go,” said NDP women's issues critic Claire Trevena.