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Question Period: SIA Water Sampling

In Question Period, I asked the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy why have the water sampling results from the shallow monitoring wells at the contaminated soil site in Shawnigan Lake not been made available to the public. It’s been over eight...

Shawnigan Soil – Update January 2020

When the former Minister of Environment revoked the permit for the contaminated landfill in Shawnigan Lake, our community rejoiced.  We had stood up for the future we wanted, and we had been successful in getting the outcome we’d fought for over the course of several...

Question Period: Endangered Species Legislation

In Question Period, I asked the ministers of FLNRORD and Environment what they were doing to protect the whitebark pine. Forty-two percent of the global population of this species lives in B.C., but since the species was listed as endangered, more than 19,000 cubic...

Question Period: Soil Disposal Site in Shawnigan Lake Watershed

No treats for Shawnigan today; just the same old tricks! In Question Period, I asked the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy if he intends to allow a company to import and stockpile soil to sit unused in piles on this site during the winter rains,...

Question Period: Water Quality in Shawnigan Lake

Today in Question Period, I asked the Minister of Health if the Provincial Health Officer has investigated the source of increased lead levels in drinking water along Stebbings Road and Goldstream Heights Road, and whether his ministry will take action to identify...

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