Expanding low-carbon fuel production in Burnaby

Upgrade and expansion at Parkland Corp. Burnaby Refinery Minister Ralston announced with Parkland an expansion of low-carbon fuel production at Burnaby’s Parkland Refinery, creating new jobs and economic opportunities for British Columbians, while significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions. This expansion will create …

Milestone Anti-Racism Data Act

Information results in better public policy. As I write this, I am listening to the debate at second reading of Bill 24, Anti-Racism Data Act. Even Opposition speakers are calling it a milestone. This legislation was co-developed with Indigenous Peoples and …

Helping more British Columbians visit the dentist

The Province is helping more British Columbians with low incomes receive much-needed dental care. Not-for-profit clinics will receive $2.8 million in new support over the next three years to ensure they can continue providing life-changing dental care for people in …

Ukrainians fleeing violence get immediate MSP coverage

Displaced Ukrainians arriving in B.C. with visas issued under the federal Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) will now have access to date-of-arrival Medical Services Plan (MSP) coverage. Government is encouraging those arriving in British Columbia from Ukraine under the …

Burnaby companies innovating in heavy-duty trucking sector

Two Burnaby companies are working to innovate in the hard-to-decarbonize heavy-duty trucking sector and create new jobs with support from the CleanBC Go Electric Advanced Research and Commercialization (ARC) program. Ballard and Delta-Q are great examples of innovative companies that are working …

Recovery Support Coming for B.C.’s Art, Culture Sector

NDP MLAs say strengthened recovery funding will help support local artists and organizations in Burnaby BURNABY – New Democrat MLAs Janet Routledge, Raj Chouhan, Katrina Chen, and Anne Kang say strengthened support from the BC New Democrat government will help local …

ICBC Rebate Text Scam

It looks like there is a scam circulating where people are receiving text messages asking them to click a link to receive their ICBC relief rebate. ICBC is not issuing any rebates via text – customers will receive their rebate …

125 New Affordable Homes in Burnaby

With the opening of the Paul McDonell Residence in Burnaby, those needing affordable rental homes have access to 125 new units. Located at 6551 Sussex Ave., the building is named in honour of long-time Burnaby city councillor and volunteer Paul …