July 2016 Newsletter

July 2016 E-Newsletter I am so glad the summer weather has finally found its way to Coquitlam.  While I had hoped things would have slowed down this month, that hasn’t quite been the case. Here’s a bit of what I …

Debate on Bill 27, Human Rights Code Amendment Act, 2016.

The purpose of this Bill 27  is to amend the B.C. human rights code so that it explicitly protects transgender persons from discrimination.  Spencer Chandra Herbert, MLA from Vancouver-West End has introduced this legislation four times in the form of a Private Members …

The 55+ BC Games are coming to Coquitlam!

The 55+ BC Games are coming to Coquitlam this September 20th to 24th. There are still volunteer opportunities available so if you are interested in helping with the Coquitlam 55+ BC Games please register today!  Let’s show British Columbia what a welcoming, helpful …

Introduction of Distressed Animal Act, 2016

On May 3, 2016 Selina Robinson introduced her Private Members’ Bill, the Distressed Animal Act, 2016. A bill she first proposed last year, it would empower bylaw enforcement officers to rescue animals trapped in hot vehicles as soon as there are …

Call for Electoral Finance Reform

Gary Holman, MLA for Saanich North and the Islands and the opposition spokesperson for democratic reform introduced the following Private Members’ Motion: [Be it resolved that this House call on the government to implement reforms to take big money out …

April 2016 Newsletter

April  2016 E-Newsletter Spring is here and I hope you have been getting out and enjoying the flowers that are covering our community and making the most of the fabulous weather we have been experiencing.I have had another busy month …