The Pacific salmon collapse and fish farm frustration! Yesterday, we travelled into the 'Namgis territory to tour the fish farms, meet with leadership, community members and to learn more about the issues. It is clear, frustration is growing!
By committee... I am a strong advocate for more work by committee. It adds pressure on our little BC Green Caucus, as we sit on every one, but it is worth it because it is a much more positive working environment.
We are talking healthcare in Saanich North and the Islands. Check out my latest blog post featuring a wrap-up of our Community Dialogue. It was an excellent public discussion about the delivery of health services in our riding.
We're consulting the community on the delivery of health/wellness services in Saanich North and the Islands. We will continue to listen and seek solutions to ensure we are delivering the best system.
British Columbia is our home, but many people are feeling that they must leave their home communities, or even leave the province altogether to find economic opportunity in a place they can afford to live. As a result, we are hearing a variety of emotions from anger and frustration to deep sadness.
Who the health cares? We all do! It is important the healthcare system is working effectively and that waste is minimal. In January we focus our community outreach effort (The Public Circle) on learning more about the system .
We are at a pivotal moment in time. How will we take the next steps in our journey of reconciliation. Are we going to take bold, confident strides or two tentative steps forward and one back?
Ultimately, I'm a positive person. So, let's start 2018 on a positive note! The whole Saanich North and the Islands constituency office team look forward to strongly advocating for our riding and I am excited about the spring session of the legislature.
Here are my five most shared posts in 2017! Here's to many shareable moments to come in 2018.