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Debate on Bill 28 – Metro Vancouver foreign buyer property tax

Selina Robinson debates Bill 28, the Miscellaneous Statutes (Housing Priority Initiatives) Amendment Act, 2016 and speaks about the lack of affordable housing and its impact on her constituents of Coquitlam-Maillardville. This piece of legislation does the following: introduces a 15% property transfer tax …

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 …

New Democrat statement on the Day of Mourning

New Democrat statement on the Day of Mourning  VICTORIA— John Horgan, leader of the B.C. New Democrats, issued the following statement on the Day of Mourning for B.C. workers who have lost their lives on the job: “Today we will …