Saturday, May 14, 2016
MLA's Week, May 9-12, 2016
Monday proved to be a fairly active day for North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice, featuring discussion on issues of health resources and adoption as the main focus for the MLA's contributions on the week.
Ms Rice was listed twice in the archive of participants for the ten sessions of the Legislature, or for those listings related to work as part of House Committees from May 9-12.
During the course of the House proceedings of the Monday morning session at the Legislature, Ms. Rice made note of a number of concerns related to the provincial government's efforts towards adoption issues in British Columbia.
Adoption issues subject of Legislature Statements Monday
The North Coast MLA also took part in a lengthy discussion with Minister Terry Lake on a number of concerns related to the delivery of health services in rural areas of British Columbia, with many of the items raised of interest to the Northwest and Haida Gwaii.
Rural health themes mark lengthy exchange in Legislature between MLA Rice and Health Minister Lake
Ms Rice is also a member of the Committee on Children and Youth, that Committee did not meet during the course of the last week.
A meeting was held on May 10th related to the area of Children and youth, with a Special Committee holding a session to Appoint a Representative for Children and Youth, however owing to confidentiality requirements, no information was released from that session.
Members of the Legislature return to work at the Legislature on Monday, May 16th.
There is more background on the North Coast MLA available from our MLA's Week Archive as well as our General Archive on the Legislature.