Member of Parliament for Vancouver Quadra; Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board
For too many young people rising costs have made post-secondary education less and less affordable. In Vancouver Quadra soaring house prices and rental costs add to the burden for students attending UBC. Fewer are able to save for their education, finding a job after graduating can take months or years, and many who received financial […]
Every family with young children and parents working outside the home understands the importance of dependable, high quality child care. We want what’s best for our children, and we know there is no more important investment society can make. There is ample research showing that every one dollar invested in early childhood education reaps two […]
It is often said the essence of a society is shown by how it treats its most vulnerable members. While the percentage of Canadian seniors living in poverty has decreased significantly over the past few decades, our social safety net is still failing too many, and we must do better. Those with no Canada Pension, […]
I have received many impassioned letters, emails and phone calls over the years asking that CBC be adequately funded – and supported. As anchor to our cultural and creative industries CBC/Radio-Canada is a vital national institution that brings Canadians together, promotes our two official languages, and serves every corner of this vast and diverse country. […]
If you have visited a transit-oriented city like Frankfort, London, Paris, New York or Tokyo, you know the benefits of being able to walk or use public transportation to go almost anywhere. Vancouver’s status as a livable world-class city depends on improving our public transportation network. To prevent our region’s future population growth from generating […]
On July 1st families with children under 18 began receiving the new Canada Child Benefit (CCB), a federal tax benefit that is simpler, tax-free, more generous and better targeted than the previous system. The CCB provides a monthly payment totalling up to $6,400 a year per child under age 6 and up to $5,400 per […]
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