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Municipalities Empowered to Ban Single-use Plastics

Posted on July 28, 2021 by Bill Roberts
Municipalities throughout the province can now move more quickly to prevent plastics from polluting their communities. Under new rules, localRead more…
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NDP Statement on New EDC Climate Targets

Posted on July 25, 2021 by Bill Roberts
The Federal NDP’s Critic for Environment, Laurel Collins (Victoria) and the Critic for Natural Resources, Richard Cannings (South Okanagan –Read more…
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Ford Road to Tappen Valley Road: Highway 1 Four-laning Project Going Ahead

Posted on July 22, 2021 by Bill Roberts
People who live in the Shuswap region will benefit from future improvements to the Trans-Canada Highway, stretching from Ford Road toRead more…
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Thompson Okanagan Drought, Water-scarcity Conditions

Posted on July 22, 2021 by Bill Roberts
KAMLOOPS – Drought is affecting much of British Columbia, including many parts of the southern and central Interior. Very lowRead more…
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Expansion of $10-a-day Child Care Coming for Families

Posted on July 20, 2021 by Bill Roberts
The Province is accepting applications from licensed child care providers who want to give families child care for $10 aRead more…
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Allowable Annual Cut Level Reduced for Tree Farm Licence 1

Posted on July 20, 2021 by Bill Roberts
Effective immediately, Shane Berg, British Columbia’s deputy chief forester, has set a new allowable annual cut (AAC) level for TreeRead more…
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Incoming Winds Expected to Increase Wildfire Activity

Posted on July 20, 2021 by Bill Roberts
KAMLOOPS – The BC Wildfire Service is issuing a wind advisory for the Interior, southern Interior and southeastern B.C. fromRead more…
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Provincial State of Emergency Declared

Posted on July 20, 2021 by Bill Roberts
The B.C. government has declared a provincial state of emergency to support the provincewide response to the ongoing wildfire situation.Read more…
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An Accommodation Plan Can Support Communities under Evacuation

Posted on July 19, 2021 by Bill Roberts
Emergency Management BC is asking people in wildfire-affected communities to plan their accommodations, in the event of an evacuation order,Read more…
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Better Jobs. More Jobs. Paying and Protecting the Essential Workers Who Got Us Through the Pandemic

Posted on July 19, 2021 by Bill Roberts
NDP promises to create over one million jobs to put Canadians back to work
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