Alarming MCFD staff shortages putting children at risk

VANCOUVER— B.C. New Democrats are marking Homelessness Action Week by calling on the B.C. Liberal government to take real action to help the homeless by passing poverty reduction legislation and providing real support to communities. “It is unacceptable that during …

New Democrat Statement on Rosh Hashanah

VICTORIA – B.C. New Democrat Leader John Horgan issued the following statement on the occasion of Rosh Hashanah: “On Rosh Hashanah, the New Democrats join with the Jewish community across Canada to celebrate and honour the beginning of the New Year with …

Translink board appointments lack accountability

VICTORIA— The B.C. Liberals may have recently appointed Hon. Peter Fassbender to take on Translink but his recent board appointments do nothing to address the accountability gap or the frustrations of the region’s elected officials. “After dragging their feet with Translink, …