Campbell River Doctors speak about bed shortages

Plans for Campbell River’s new hospital will leave the community woefully short of beds, according to doctors practicing in the city at the moment. “We had 103 patients at the hospital a couple of weeks ago,” said Dr Deke Botsford, …

MLA Report, 5th November 2012

The autumn weather is gaining in force and intensity and so is the opposition to the Northern Gateway Pipeline. The turnout for the anti-pipeline rally in Victoria was huge. The BC Liberals may try to silence the democratic process by …

Trevena Appeals to Keep Construction Jobs Local

Priority to local, unionized companies should be given in awarding contracts for the major construction projects coming to Campbell River, according to North Island MLA, Claire Trevena. “It makes sense for the economic health of our community,” said Trevena. “Ensuring …

MLA Report 7th October, 2013

It seems, sadly, to be my annual complaint: once again it is fall and once again the Legislature is not sitting. The BC Liberals have made a mockery of our parliamentary democracy, calling the Legislature into session at their whim. …

MLA Report July 25th

We have come to the end of a rare summer session of the Legislature, made more remarkable by the fact that the Premier did not even once take her seat during the five weeks we were in session. She made …

Legislature moves John Hart Dam Plans to next stage

Plans for the reconstruction of the John Hart generating station are one step closer to reality according to North Island MLA, Claire Trevena. The Legislature passed second reading of a bill which amends the boundaries of Elk Falls Provincial Park …

MLA Report, 15th Febraury, 2013

The Legislature is back in session after nine months and if the government’s Throne Speech is anything to go by, it is clear why the BC Liberals did not want to reconvene. In the Legislature they can be held accountable …