Saturday, May 21, 2022

MLA's Week: May 16-19, 2022

It was a rather light week for participation in the Legislature for the three MLA's of the Northwest, with Skeena's Ellis Ross gaining the most mentions, that through some committee work for the four days of work in Victoria.

All three MLA's were busy however  through their Social media feeds, with a range of themes explored and messages delivered through the week.

Some items of note from the week for the region included the addition of a new warning category for the provincial Alert Ready program

The government also called attention to its expansion of college housing opportunities for some parts of the province.

As for more on the recent week of work from the House, the four days unfolded as follows:


On the week, Ms Rice was not mentioned once  in the record for the week in the  Legislature from May 16-19

Through her constituency office and by way of Social media the MLA noted the observation by the province of the International Day Agains Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

As well, Ms. Rice did have some appearances in the community of interest this week however,  one found the MLA taking part in the ceremonies to officially open the new playground at Lax Kxeen School.

The North Coast MLA is also a member of the Following committees:

Ms. Rice serves as the Government's Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness

The North Coast MLA also addressed a range of themes through her Social Media Stream.


For our readers from the Terrace-Kitimat region, Skeena MLA Ellis Ross  was mentioned three times in the record for the week in the Legislature from May 16-19

Mr. Ross's work for the most part this week came through Committees, with the MLA speaking on Tuesday towards themes of the Government's Low Carbon Fuels Act.

He also provided for a introduction in the House Chamber on Thursday morning, paying tribute to his wife Tracey who was in attendance in the gallery

Like many of the Opposition Liberals, Mr. Ross picked up on some themes from last Friday from the Premier related to travel in the province amidst increasing gas prices

Mr. Ross serves as the Liberal critic on LNG and Energy

The Skeena MLA is also a member of the Following committees:

The Skeena MLA also addressed a range of themes  featured as part of the MLA's social media work.


For our readers from the Bulkley Valley area, Stikine MLA Nathan Cullen  was  mentioned once   in the record for the week in the  Legislature from May 16-19

That came through a statement in praise of the work of the UBCM, noting of the organizations current president, Laurey-Anne Roodenburg a City Council member from Quesnel who was in the chamber on the day.

He did however gain some notice for a number of  themes over the course of the week.

Mr. Cullen will soon be receiving a correspondence from Haida Gwaii, that after the community of Queen Charlotte voted to return the name of Queen Charlotte to the province and return to the ancestral Haida name for the community

Tuesday found the Minister for Municipal affairs making an announcement towards additional funding for libraries in BC

And Mr. Cullen was included as part of a statement hailing the latest step in the City of Prince Rupert Garbage/Recycling program

Mr. Cullen serves as the Government's Minister of Municipal Affairs

The Stikine MLA also had comments on a range of themes through his Social Media stream this week


There is more background on all three Regional MLA's available from our MLA's Week Archive,  as well as our constituency archives below:

MLA's now get a one week break from the Chamber, they return to the Legislature on Monday morning May 30th at 10AM

MLA's also participate in a number of Committee sessions scheduled through the week.

A larger overview of provincial issues can be found on our Political portal D'Arcy McGee 

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