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Vancouver Island MPs Call on Feds to Invest in Affordable Child Care - Binny Paul, Campbell River Mirror (July 21, 2020)

"Canadians have been through a lot in the last few weeks. As people begin to go back to work, we have to make sure they’re getting the support they need. Liberals have been promising child care since 199, that’s 26 years. Enough is enough. It’s time for the Liberals to stop making empty promises and actually make meaningful investments in child care.”

North Island-Powell River MP Joins Fellow Members in Calling for Universal Child Care - Powell River Peak (July 21, 2020)

"It’s a drop in the bucket, but it’s a drop that we didn’t have five years ago. All of these groups are working hard to create awareness and education, but wanting change from the top in terms of regulations and legislation in Ottawa — and also looking for funding…This program was a result of our motion (M151) and a result of our work collaboratively. We’re ecstatic to see the money finally starting to flow."

Courtenay-Alberni MP Encouraged by Ghost Gear Fund - Scott Stanfield, Comox Valley Record (July 15, 2020)

COVID-19 Gets the Wheels Turning on a National Cycling Strategy - Christopher Guly, TheTyee (June 15, 2020)

Courtenay-Alberni MP Presses Minister About Kus-Kus-sum Investment - Comox Valley Record (June 15, 2020)

'Almost Complete Loss' of Early Salmon Runs at Fraser River Slide Last Year: DFO - Brenna Owen, The Canadian Press, via CBC (June 10, 2020)

Rent Relief Is ‘Make or Break’ for Small-Business Survival - Christopher Guly, TheTyee.ca (June 4, 2020)

Courtenay-Alberni MP concerned fishers will fall through cracks - Comox Valley Record (June 1, 2020)

Feds' handling of Big Bar landslide cleanup needs more scrutiny, NDP critic says - Bethany Lindsay, CBC (May 29, 2020)

Commercial rent relief program opens but businesses say it will help few - Kathleen Harris, CBC (May 25, 2020)