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Statement on the New Economy

The tech sector is a very important part of our diverse economy. High-tech products and services that you could only dream of or read about in science fiction novels before are now becoming part of our daily lives. This new …

Statement on Talk with Our Kids About Money Day

Tomorrow is Talk with Our Kids About Money Day. Learning about saving, budgeting, credit debt, loans and insurance at an early age is important. Across Canada, volunteer parents provide tools for financial literacy education year-round. My thanks to these parents …

Statement on Cancer Awareness and Daffodil Month

Nearly 50 percent of Canadians are expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. April is Daffodil Month and the Canadian Cancer Society needs our support for its world-class cancer research and support services for families. Let’s all work …

Happy Nowruz

Wishing you a very happy and prosperous Nowruz. Enjoy a small bit of the celebration we had in the Legislature.

Budget item 2 – Eliminating MSP Premiums

We’re eliminating MSP Premiums because this budget is all about making things more fair for people right across BC. We reduced MSP Premiums by 50% this January, but we’re going to eliminate them on January 1, 2020. Under the previous …