Shipbuilding Act good for B.C.’s economy

May 14, 2015 VICTORIA – Legislation introduced today would nurture B.C.’s shipbuilding industry, benefit the province’s economy, and create jobs, say B.C.’s New Democrats. “The Provincial Shipbuilding Act would ensure that ferries, seabuses and any other vessels used by or for the public …

BC NDP Statement on Nepal Earthquake

April 28, 2015 VICTORIA – New Democrat MLA for Surrey – Green Timbers, Sue Hammell issued the following statement on the recent Nepal earthquake: “On behalf of the New Democrat Caucus we offer heartfelt condolences to the people of Nepal …

BC NDP Leader on National Day of Mourning

April 28, 2015 VICTORIA — B.C. New Democrat leader John Horgan and labour spokesperson Shane Simpson issued the following statement on the National Day of Mourning: “Worker safety has been at the forefront of our minds over the past year as British …

New Democrats offer a path to ending poverty

May 12, 2015   VICTORIA – It’s time for B.C. to join every other province in Canada by finally passing the Poverty Reduction and Economic Inclusion Act, say New Democrats. “We need a plan to end poverty in B.C.  Passing our …