MLA statement on former St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School discovery

WILLIAMS LAKE (January 25, 2022) – Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson and BC Liberal Critic for Indigenous Relations ​and Reconciliation Peter Milobar ​have released the following joint statement: “Today’s announcement of the discovery of 93 reflections, indicating potential burial sites, near the former St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School is absolutely heartbreaking. “The potential burial sites and […]

Farmers desperate for help to recover from massive flood losses

Farmers desperate for help to recover from massive flood losses

DELTA (January 25, 2022) – As farmers await details on the provincial and federal governments’ pending Agri-Recovery package, many are expressing concerns about its potential limitations as they try to make plans to restore their operations which were devastated in last November’s floods. “Our farmers are distraught,” says Opposition Agriculture and Food Critic Ian Paton, […]

British Columbians expect access to rapid tests

British Columbians expect access to rapid tests

PRINCE GEORGE (January 25, 2022) – With COVID-19 PCR testing restricted throughout the province and millions of rapid tests arriving in British Columbia, the Official Opposition is calling on the NDP government to explain to British Columbians why they are still unable to access rapid tests in ways similar to residents in virtually every other […]