Through their inaction, the BC Liberals helped create British Columbia's housing crisis.
We're not standing back, we're stepping up.
Housing affordability has reached a crisis level in our province. While some may prefer that the status quo continue, we’re taking action to rein in an out-of-c...ontrol housing market.
For 16 years the old government did nothing while housing prices skyrocketed and people struggled. Now they are once again standing up for foreign owners, satellite families, and the 1%.
We know that the vast majority of British Columbians want government to act, because the status quo isn’t working. We're proud to be taking action on the housing crisis in our province, so people living and working in BC have a place to call home.
The flood season has just begun. As snowpack melts in the mountains, and the Fraser River rises, tens of thousands of people and communities across British Columbia will be affected.
Together with partners from all levels of government, John Horgan and the BC NDP are here to help.
BC's fast-growing tech sector is home to more than 10,200 businesses and supports more than 106,000 good-paying jobs. We're helping make sure they're here to stay.
This week, a BC Liberal MLA said his party would cancel the NDP's speculation tax within the first 100 days in office, driving housing costs even further out of reach. That's not what British Columbians need.
To those in British Columbia and around the world celebrating the start of Ramadan tonight: may your home be filled with the atmosphere of love and mirth and may you find peace and happiness this year. Ramadan Mubarak!
"ICBC is on track to lose an astounding $1.3 billion for the 2017-18 fiscal year. As if to emphasize how ICBC ended up in so much trouble, the opposition party is voting in the legislative assembly against many of the changes needed to get ICBC back on track." - Attorney General David Eby
In case you missed it: We're building 51 new playgrounds at schools across British Columbia so parents can focus on their kids education — not raising money for new swings and slides.
John Horgan's BC NDP government is already moving forward on some of the 108 recommendations from the report, including investing $50 million in wildfire prevention and risk reduction.
Respecting Indigenous names for special places is a key part of reconciliation. This week, together with Nations from across the province, the BC NDP government announced it was renaming three BC parks to better reflect their ancestral and cultural importance.
* Brooks Peninsula Park on Vancouver Island will be renamed to Mquqwin Park, meaning "The Queen" in the Nuu-Chah-Nulth language;
* Boya Lake Park near the northwestern B.C. border will be renamed Tā Ch'ilā Park, meanin...g "holes in a blanket," at the request of the Kaska Dena First Nation;
* and Roderick Haig-Brown Park in the Shuswap will be renamed Tsútswecw Park, which translates to "many fish" in Secwepemc, at the request of the Little Shuswap Indian Band.
This weekend, your BC NDP government is making emergency kits available for purchase at a reduced rate at shops across the province. Replace your kit, or just replenish it, because just knowing it is there will give you peace of mind. https://www.voiceonline.com/b-c-partners-with-major-retail…/
➡️➡️"It is troubling to see senior members of the BC Liberal team advocating for restrictions on the rights of women to make decisions about their own bodies and reproduction.
Women across British Columbia deserve a response from Andrew Wilkinson.”
- Mitzi Dean, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity
“Surrey students and their families have been waiting too long for new classrooms for their growing school district. The wait is over. We’re getting it done." - Premier John Horgan