Spring session focused on affordability, strengthening economy

For a summary of legislation introduced this spring, visit: https://workingforyou.gov.bc.ca/legislation/ Making life better and more affordable for British Columbians, while building a strong economy, was at the core of government work inside and outside the Parliament Buildings this spring. “Our …

Honouring Dr. Hari Sharma

On March 17, the Founding Punjabi Literary Association organized a memorial to pay tribute to Dr. Sharma at the national heritage Canada Khalsa Diwan Society Gurdwara in Abbotsford. About 100 people attended this memorial. The member for Surrey–Green Timbers and …

New Democrat Opposition Caucus proposes solutions to housing affordability crisis

VICTORIA – While the B.C. Liberal government continues to neglect young families who can’t afford to buy a home, New Democrats have introduced two measures that would start to address the housing crisis head on.

“If you work hard, you should be able to afford a reasonable place to live and raise a family,” said B.C. New Democrat leader John Horgan. “At an Emergency Housing Town Hall meeting in Vancouver Wednesday, I heard from a packed room full of hundreds of people who feel like their government doesn’t care about the impact the housing crisis is having on their families and the communities they love.”