News and Updates

The New National Housing Strategy

Access to safe, affordable housing is something that all Canadians deserve. However, for far too many of our fellow Canadians, finding a secure place to live is an ongoing challenge. Here in Burnaby and North Vancouver, we know better than anywhere else in Canada how much of a struggle it can be to balance the […]

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Statement on the Trans Mountain Expansion

“It is my goal to develop a strong relationship with our community based on trust. It is my opinion that Members of Parliament who can develop these kinds of relationships in their community have the ability to be among the most effective community advocates within the House of Commons. In that vein, I thought it […]

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Presentation to the TMX Ministerial Panel

On August 19th, I presented my report on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project to the Ministerial Panel in North Vancouver. A summary of the report can be found below and a full version of the document is available for download at the bottom of the page. If you would like to request a hardcopy of the […]

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Deep Cove Marine Vessels Town Hall

In recent months, I’ve been hearing more and more from members of the Deep Cove community about abandoned and dilapidated vessels. This January, we held a town hall meeting to openly discuss your concerns, and to work together to find solutions. Joined by officials from Transport Canada and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, we talked […]

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Fall 2018 Newsletter

If you missed our spring newsletter, you can download it here. In This Issue: Responding to your top Issues Our Community’s voice on TMX Work in the House of Commons Sharing your thoughts: New Surveys Online Download PDF

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Parliamentarian of the Year: Civic Outreach

We invite representatives from all three levels of Government to our Our Annual Community BBQ, one of the many ways we’ve taken a creative approach to Civic Outreach Parliamentarian of the Year For Civic Outreach Congratulations Burnaby and North Vancouver! Together, we have been awarded Parliamentarian of the Year for Civic Outreach by Maclean’s Magazine! It’s […]

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Links for Seniors

A roundtable conversation with seniors at Seton Villa in Burnaby. We invited Minister of Seniors Filomena Tassi to join us and hear from our community. In our recent report on some of the work the Our Government is doing for seniors in Burnaby and North Vancouver, we talked about some important services and resources for […]

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Constituency Youth Council 2019

Over the last few years, I have had the privilege of meeting many talented and passionate young leaders who are making a real difference in our communities and our country. In my riding of Burnaby North-Seymour, the Constituency Youth Council brings together youth from different neighbourhoods, schools, and organizations for a strictly non-partisan opportunity to […]

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Happy Canada Day!

The North Shore Canada Day Parade: This year’s North Shore Canada Day Parade was an absolute blast, and I was delighted to be part of such a great turnout. It’s important to be thankful for the fact that we are incredibly lucky to live in one of the safest, most beautiful, most diverse, and most […]

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Spring 2018 Newsletter

If you missed our spring newsletter, you can download it here. In This Issue: The Importance of a Strong Economy Why We’re Celebrating a National Price on Carbon Building Trading Relationships that Benefit Canadians Creating a Climate for Small Business Success Download PDF

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Why a National Price on Carbon Pollution Matters

Announcing our investment in Simon Fraser University’s Energy Systems and Environmental Engineering Program. Learn more about our clean energy investments Our government understands that climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing the world today, and that is why in October 2016, we announced a bold plan to put a national price on carbon. […]

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The Future is Clean Technology

Touring General Fusion in Burnaby with my collegue MP Greg Fergus, who served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development In BC, we understand that a strong economy and a clean environment go hand-in-hand. This is why our Government is investing in major clean technology projects right across Canada. Burnaby’s […]

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