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A New Normal

Last Wednesday, I spent much of my day in a helicopter with Andrew Wilkinson – the leader of the BC Liberal Party – and John Martin, MLA for Chilliwack.  We flew from the Vancouver airport up the Fraser River, looking from above at the fast-moving, swollen...

Duncan Town Hall – February 2018

On February 8th, I held a town hall in Duncan, where I provided a summary of some of the work I have undertaken since the election. For those who couldn’t make it in person, here is a video of that summary.    ...

Guest Blog: Kayla Brent

Kayla Brent, a Francis Kelsey Secondary School student, spent a day at the Legislature with me last week. She is an extraordinary young woman who is a leader in school and community. These are her reflections on our inspiring day together.  After watching Sonia speak...

A Day in the Life

Autumn has arrived.  As we transition into a new season, and settle into having a new government attempting to govern in a collaborative manner, I feel myself finally settling into the ebbs, flows, and constant busy-ness of being an MLA in the Legislature. There has...

The Monday of Fall

It’s the first day back to school. For my whole life – as a student, then as a teacher – September has felt like the beginning of a new year. As an MLA, I am really excited about this new era in BC politics, starting with this week’s throne speech. A few...

Northwest BC

In July, my family took a two-week trip through northwestern British Columbia. I was amazed by the beautiful and ever-changing scenery, and inspired by the resilience of the people and communities. I met many people in several communities: a consultant who works for a...

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