Days in office 1323 Elected on June 29, 2017
Took office on July 18, 2017
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In progress 2 of 246 1%
Achieved 2 of 246 1%
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On May 9th, 2017, British Columbians failed to reach a majority consensus on a political party.

On July 18th, 2017, the GreeNDP (NDP, with confidence and supply from the Green Party) was sworn in as government.

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Not started Carbon Emissions Establish building and home reduction goals of 50% by 2030. Start the discussion!
Not started Carbon Emissions Establish industry reduction goals of 30% by 2030. Start the discussion!
Not started Carbon Emissions Establish transportation reduction goals of 30% by 2030. Start the discussion!
Not started Carbon Taxes Phase in the federally mandated $50/tonne carbon price by 2022 over three years, starting in 2020. Start the discussion!
Not started Climate All profits from carbon tax increases will be used to provide rebate cheques, and investment in climage change solutions that create jobs, benefit communities and reduce pollution. Start the discussion!
Not started Climate Put BC on a path to meeting BC’s legislated 2050 greenhouse gas emission reduction target of 80 per cent below 2007 levels and will set a new legislated 2030 reduction target of 40 per cent below 2007 levels. Start the discussion!
Achieved Climate Renew the Climate Leadership panel, and work towards implementing their full suite of recommendations under our core principles for climate action. Start the discussion!
Achieved Climate Renew the Climate Leadership panel within the first 100 days. Start the discussion!
Not started Climate When the federal carbon price goes up, a rebate cheque for low and middle-income families will be provided to 80% of BC households. Start the discussion!
Not started Parks & Forest Build new camp-sites to catch up with current demand. Start the discussion!
Not started Parks & Forest Ensure that BC residents are first in line for camp-site bookings. Start the discussion!
Not started Parks & Forest Hire additional park rangers and conservation officers. Start the discussion!
Not started Parks & Forest Restore funding for BC parks. Start the discussion!
Not started Process Improvements improve environmental assessments to provide certainty to project proponents, First Nations, and all British Columbians, faster. Start the discussion!
Not started Process Improvements Modernize land-use planning to effectively and sustainably manage BC’s ecosystems, rivers, lakes, watersheds, forests and old growth, while accounting for cumulative effects. This will take place in partnership with First Nations and communities, and use an evidence-based scientific approach, and the ecosystem-based management of the Great Bear Rainforest as a model. Start the discussion!
Not started Process Improvements Update our environmental assessment legislation and processes to ensure that they respect the legal rights of First Nations, and meet the public’s expectation of a strong, transparent process. Start the discussion!
Not started Resources Appoint a scientific panel to review the practice of hydraulic fracturing to ensure that gas is produced safely, and that our environment is protected. Start the discussion!
Not started Resources Provide incentives to help the aquaculture industry transition to closed containment where possible. Start the discussion!
Not started Resources Will try very hard to try to stop the Kinder Morgan project from going ahead. Start the discussion!
Not started Water Ban cosmetic pesticides. Start the discussion!
Not started Water Commit to and recognize the right to clean, safe drinking water through a renewed environmental assessment process that works with First Nations and communities to address the cumulative effects of development on ecosystems and watersheds. Start the discussion!
Not started Water Review the Water Sustainability Act to ensure that high volume water users are paying for access fairly, and that drinking water sources are protected. Start the discussion!
Not started Water Work with the federal government to improve drinking water quality in BC communities and ensure our permitting process prioritizes local drinking water needs. Start the discussion!
Not started Wildlife Ban the grizzly bear trophy hunt. Start the discussion!
Not started Wildlife Bring in an endangered species law and harmonize other laws to ensure they are all working together. Start the discussion!
Not started Wildlife Ensure dedicated funding for wildlife and habitat conservation, give wildlife and habitat priority, and engage concerned groups to work collaboratively towards short and long term plans for our wildlife resources. Start the discussion!
Not started Wildlife Ensure that the salmon farming industry does not endanger wild salmon by implementing the recommendations of the Cohen Commission. Start the discussion!
Not started Wildlife Include people who rely on our wildlife resources together and ensure they all participate in and contribute financially to conservation. Start the discussion!
Not started Wildlife Make permits for other kinds of hunting more fair for BC residents. Start the discussion!
Not started Wildlife Utilize all funds from hunting licenses and tags into a dedicated fund for wildlife and habitat conservation. Start the discussion!
Not started Work with the federal government, South Okanagan communities, and local First Nations to create a plan to protect the large number of endangered species in that area, as the federal government develops a new national park. Start the discussion!
Not started Accessibility Enhance existing support to British Columbians living with , and at risk of diabetes. Start the discussion!
Not started Accessibility Ensure these care centres are open evenings and weekends, and provide the one-on-one health care you need with the support of a full medical team. Start the discussion!
Not started Accessibility Equalizing the coverage provided for ferries and commercial flights. Start the discussion!
Not started Accessibility Establish Urgent Family Care Centres across BC to improve access to doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, dieticians, pharmacists, mental health workers, midwives, occupational therapists and other health care providers. Start the discussion!
Not started Accessibility Implement a new urgent care model that reduces pressure on emergency rooms. Start the discussion!
Not started Accessibility Improve support for rural residents and remote communities, including expectant mothers, by improve and expand travel assistance coverage. Start the discussion!
Not started Accessibility Improve your access to a family doctor and other medical professionals by making the provision of team-based primary care the top priority for the Ministry of Health. Start the discussion!
Not started Accessibility Invest in home care and quality long term care for seniors. Start the discussion!
Not started Accessibility Invest in improving rural health services. Start the discussion!
Not started Costs Eliminate all MSP fees within 4 years. Start the discussion!
Not started Costs Ensure the Therapeutics Initiative has the resources it needs to do its job effectively. Start the discussion!
Not started Costs Have a non-partisan MSP Elimination Panel advise on health care funding protection. Guarantee that low and middle-income families come out ahead. Start the discussion!
Not started Costs Implement the 2017 budget's 50% reduction in MSP fees. Start the discussion!
Not started Costs Reduce the cost of prescription drugs. Start the discussion!
Not started Costs Remove the age restriction on access to the insulin pump program or people over 25. Start the discussion!
Not started Costs Support efforts to bulk purchase medication. Start the discussion!
Not started Costs Work with the federal government towards a national pharmacare program. Start the discussion!
Not started Infrastructure Invest in more paramedics Start the discussion!
Not started Infrastructure Invest in new hospitals and care facilities across BC. Start the discussion!
Not started Infrastructure Repair, restore and replace ageing and unsafe hospitals throughout the province, and ensure all new health facilities already announced are completed. Start the discussion!
Not started Mental Health Address the fragmented mental health care system by creating a Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions to prioritise those patients, and ensure treatment is available, coordinated and effective for everyone who needs it. Start the discussion!
Not started Mental Health Ensure children and youth have timely access to the full spectrum of mental health and addictions care in every region of the province. Start the discussion!
Not started Mental Health Establish a long term plan so prevention activities and treatment can be secure and effective not just now, but into the future. Start the discussion!
Not started Mental Health Formally recognize the hard work of community-based and not-for-profit services in improving the lives of those with mental health and addictions and expand support for these services. Start the discussion!
Not started Mental Health Provide access to a wide range of evidence-based and regulated treatment. Start the discussion!
Not started Mental Health Provide access to a wide range of evidence-based and regulated treatment, including licensing our current recovery house system, enhancing supports post-detox, and improving access to harm reduction options that save lives. Start the discussion!
Not started Mental Health Reopen facilities on the Riverview lands to provide residential care where needed. Start the discussion!
Not started Mental Health The Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions will work with the Ministry of Children and Families, the Ministry of Health, local governments, First Nations and the education and justice systems so patients get treatment early and effectively. Start the discussion!
Not started Overdose Crisis Establish a province-wide strategy to ensure the widest possible availability of life-saving naloxone kits with people trained to use them. Start the discussion!
Not started Overdose Crisis Establish a special initiative with First Nations leaders and their communities to provide additional assistance where the impact of the crisis is greatest. Start the discussion!
Not started Overdose Crisis Provide more support to police efforts to disrupt the supply chain through measures to break up the major drug rings and send the perpetrators to trial. Start the discussion!
Not started Overdose Crisis Push for increased penalties for drug dealers who knowingly distribute death-dealing drugs like fentanyl and carfentanil. Start the discussion!
Not started Process Improvements Emphasize prevention and early treatment for all health issues, including metal health and addiction. Start the discussion!
Not started Process Improvements Implement province-wide coordination to manage and actively monitor waitlists to deliver the best outcomes and most timely care for patients. Start the discussion!
Not started Process Improvements Increase support for first responders, including counselling for PTSD and work-related stress. Start the discussion!
Not started Process Improvements Make team-based primary care the standard model for primary care delivery in BC and the top priority for the Ministry of Healt Start the discussion!
Not started Process Improvements Reestablish, implement and expand on innovative models like the Richmond project to help improve discovery of ways to reduce wait times and delivering higher quality care. Start the discussion!
Not started Process Improvements Reorganize and make more effective and efficient use of existing resources. Start the discussion!
Not started Seniors Broaden support for the Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters program. Start the discussion!
Not started Seniors Conduct a systematic review to establish and maintain safe staffing levels in residential care. Start the discussion!
Not started Seniors Create a capital fund for working with local governments and community partners to build and strengthen seniors' centres. Start the discussion!
Not started Seniors Demand accountability from providers to ensure that they meet staffing standards and provide seniors with the high quality, dignified care. Start the discussion!
Not started Seniors Develop an all-party Select Standing Committee on Seniors. This committee will be tasked with refreshing the Council on Aging and Seniors’ 2006 Report, making recommendations to the Legislature and monitoring and reporting on the implementation of those recommendations. Start the discussion!
Not started Seniors Expand the scope of services provided by home support visits. Start the discussion!
Not started Seniors Increase support for residential care. Start the discussion!
Not started Seniors Increase the length of home support visits. Start the discussion!
Not started Seniors Support relationship-based care, and ensure those relationships are not disrupted by contracting out or contract-flipping. Start the discussion!
Not started BC Ferries Allow BC shipyards to bid competitively on every new ferry built. Start the discussion!
Not started BC Ferries BC Ferries will be required to conduct comprehensive operating reviews to look for inefficiencies, fiscal mismanagement, and cost savings that do not impact services. Start the discussion!
Not started BC Ferries Freeze fares on major routes while we conduct a review of BC Ferries cost structures. Start the discussion!
Not started BC Ferries Reduce fares by 15 per cent on secondary routes. Start the discussion!
Not started BC Ferries restore the seniors’ discount on BC Ferries, making it free for seniors to travel from Monday to Thursday, except on holidays. Start the discussion!
Not started Roads Complete Highway 1 upgrades to the Alberta border. Start the discussion!
Not started Roads Eliminate tolls on the Golden Ears bridge. Start the discussion!
Not started Roads Eliminate tolls on the Port Mann bridge. Start the discussion!
Not started Roads ICBC - Stop the 42% increase in rates. Start the discussion!
Not started Roads ICBC will be required to conduct comprehensive operating reviews to look for inefficiencies, fiscal mismanagement, and cost savings that do not impact services. Start the discussion!
Not started Roads Partner with communities to make travelling safer for people walking, using mobility aid devices, riding bicycles and using other forms of active transportation. Start the discussion!
Not started Roads Upgrade interchanges and crossings to make our roads safer. Start the discussion!
Not started Translink Fund 40% of the capital costs for every phase of the Mayors' Council 10-Year Vision for Metro Vancouver Transportation. Start the discussion!
Not started Translink Lead and promote efforts to fix the E&N railway tracks so that commuter rail can become an option to eliminate gridlock in the capital region. Start the discussion!
Not started Translink Make much-needed investments in capital projects and buses to support transit in the region. Start the discussion!
Not started Translink Work with Metro municipalities to develop a new Translink governance model that provides the structure, the funding model and the certainty to make good transportation decisions. Start the discussion!
Not started Translink Work with TransLink and BC Transit to find long and lasting solutions to improve HandyDART service, reduce trip denials, and ensure that seniors and people with disabilities get the rides they need. Start the discussion!
Not started Accessibility Mandate local hiring, including First Nations, on government projects. Start the discussion!
Not started Accessibility Work with interior and northern communities to ensure they have the technology infrastructure they need to attract and support technology companies and to create good jobs for tech workers, locally. Start the discussion!
Not started Childcare $10 a Day, expand to include all pre-kindergarten children. Start the discussion!
Not started Childcare $10 a Day roll-out to children under the age of two. Start the discussion!
Not started Childcare All children, including those needing extra support to meet their needs, will be welcome. Start the discussion!
Not started Childcare Build childcare spaces in communities across the province, as part of $10 a Day Childcare. Start the discussion!
Not started Childcare Include the First Nations, federal government, municipalities, businesses and partners in the development and delivery of the $10 a Day service. Start the discussion!
Not started Childcare Invest the $10 a Day proceeds into the Early Childhood Educator workforce through training, education and fair wages. Start the discussion!
Not started Childcare Invite existing childcare services into the new system without mandating conformance. Start the discussion!
Not started Childcare Offer full-day care for $10, part-time care for $7, and $0 for families with a join income below $40,000. Start the discussion!
Not started Foreign Workers Break down barriers to success by improving the processes used to assess and recognize the credentials of foreign-trained professionals. Start the discussion!
Not started Foreign Workers Bring in a Temporary Foreign Worker registry similar to Manitoba’s to give government the information it needs to protect workers. Start the discussion!
Not started Foreign Workers Create a Centre for Newcomers, similar to the one in Calgary, that will help coordinate and educate skilled newcomers in their fields. Start the discussion!
Not started Foreign Workers End the collection of illegal recruitment fees from Temporary Foreign Workers by requiring recruiters and employers to register to recruit Temporary Foreign Workers, using legislation similar to the Manitoba “Worker Recruitment and Protection Act” and the Saskatchewan “Foreign Worker Recruitment and Immigration Services Act.” Start the discussion!
Not started Housing Build 114,000 rental and co-op homes. Start the discussion!
Not started PowerBC Freeze BC Hydro rates. Start the discussion!
Not started Review BC Hydro will be required to conduct comprehensive operating reviews to look for inefficiencies, fiscal mismanagement, and cost savings that do not impact services. Start the discussion!
Not started Review Task the Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth to review the recommendations of the Independent Representative for Children and Youth to identify recommendations that have not been met and how to address them. Start the discussion!
Not started Support Bring together disability advocates and organizations, people living in poverty, poverty reduction groups and others who are committed to a Better BC to develop a poverty reduction strategy and examine the full scope of poverty reduction initiatives. Start the discussion!
Not started Support Build 114,000 new rental, co-op and social housing units, reducing the cost of housing and providing, affordable homes. Seek partnership with First Nations in this matter. Start the discussion!
Not started Support Conduct a province-wide homeless count and commit to reduce the homeless population through permanent housing and services as part of our action plan on housing. Start the discussion!
Not started Support Encourage and support assistance recipients as they re-enter the workforce by allowing them to keep an additional $200 a month in earnings exemptions. Start the discussion!
Not started Support Ensure Delegated Aboriginal Agencies are supported to offer services at the same level offered to non-Aboriginal children. Start the discussion!
Not started Support Ensure that initiatives in other areas such as mental health, social assistance, justice, safety, health, and more are tied into the action plan. Start the discussion!
Not started Support Ensure that there is a plan for every child, especially First Nations, in care to connect them with their culture and communities, and that there is a plan for permanency. Start the discussion!
Not started Support Fully restore the BC Bus Pass program for people with disabilities. Start the discussion!
Not started Support Implement the recommendations from Grand Chief Ed John’s report and provide better supports to keep Aboriginal children at home and out of care. Start the discussion!
Not started Support Increase funding for Agreements with Young Adults by an additional $10 million Start the discussion!
Not started Support Partner with the federal government, local municipalities, agencies and community groups to create a homelessness action plan, which includes a provincial poverty reduction plan. Start the discussion!
Not started Support Provide reliable, dedicated funding and support for Friendship Centres. Start the discussion!
In progress Support Provide renters an annual rental home credit of $400. Start the discussion!
Not started Support Provide support to Indigenous communities seeking to revitalize connections to their languages. Start the discussion!
Not started Support Raise all income assistance and disability rates by $100 per month. Start the discussion!
Not started Wages Phase in a $15/hour minimum wage by 2021, with increases each year. Start the discussion!
Not started Wages When minimum wage reaches $15 an hour, it will be indexed to inflation. Start the discussion!
Not started 77 Help promote wildlife viewing tourism. Start the discussion!
Not started Agriculture Sector Bring back an enhanced Buy BC marketing program to help local producers market their products in BC and for export. Start the discussion!
Not started Agriculture Sector Establish a BC beer, wine and spirits advisory panel, composed of industry leaders, experts and entrepreneurs. Start the discussion!
Not started Agriculture Sector Help hospitals and care facilities increase their use of BC grown and processed foods. Start the discussion!
Not started Agriculture Sector Help young farmers access land, and work with primary producers on initiatives like ensuring bee populations stay healthy to pollinate crops, and supporting fruit and nut growers and processors. Start the discussion!
Not started Agriculture Sector Revitalize the land reserve and the Agricultural Land Commission for the 21st century. Start the discussion!
Not started Agriculture Sector The new Innovation Centre will work to link local food producers with new technology and expand their access to world markets. Start the discussion!
Not started Agriculture Sector Work to expand the use of BC food products in all government facilities. Start the discussion!
Not started Agriculture Sector work with growers, processors, colleges and universities to develop a BC Food Innovation Centre to innovate in the processing, packaging and marketing of BC food products. Start the discussion!
Not started Agriculture Sector Work with local producers to expand market access in the rest of Canada and abroad, including providing marketing support through the renewal of Buy BC. Start the discussion!
Not started Capital Sector Re-invigorate the Innovative Clean Energy (ICE) Fund to boost investments in groundbreaking new energy technologies, climate change solutions, and community-focused energy projects. Start the discussion!
Not started Capital Sector Strengthen existing venture capital and tax credit programs to encourage investment in BC companies. Start the discussion!
Not started Creative Sector Double the province’s investment in the BC Arts Council over four years. Start the discussion!
Not started Creative Sector Improve the competitiveness of BC’s domestic film and TV industry within Canada by ensuring that BC film and TV makers get their fair share of federal investments from Telefilm, and other federal government programs. Start the discussion!
Not started Creative Sector Increase investments in Creative BC to support BC musicians, publishers, authors, artists, digital media, indigenous storytellers, and the film and TV industries. Start the discussion!
Not started Creative Sector Provide incentives for film producers to use BC based writers, including in their development work, by expanding BC’s film labour tax credit to include BC writers. Start the discussion!
Not started Creative Sector Provide space for BC artists to create by investing in an arts infrastructure fund, mobilizing federal cultural infrastructure dollars. Start the discussion!
Not started Forestry Sector Invest in the future by expanding investments in reforestation across BC. Start the discussion!
Not started Forestry Sector Join with BC’s forest industry and research organizations, like FPInnovations, to expand efforts to market BC’s high quality wood products to the world. Start the discussion!
Not started Forestry Sector Maximize the use of innovative BC wood products in infrastructure projects, like schools, hospitals and rental housing construction and ask the federal government to do the same. Start the discussion!
Not started Forestry Sector Offer incentives to BC builders that use engineered wood products and to BC companies starting innovative wood manufacturing operations. Start the discussion!
Not started Forestry Sector Partner with colleges and universities to train the designers, engineers and tradespeople needed to put these wood products to use. Start the discussion!
Not started Forestry Sector Stand up for BC wood products in softwood lumber negotiations with the United States and fight hard for a fair deal for BC that protects and creates jobs here in BC. Start the discussion!
Not started Forestry Sector Support industry in evaluating and meeting building material safety tests for export markets, and in giving the global building industry confidence in these products. Start the discussion!
Not started Forestry Sector Work with BC’s forest industry to find fair and lasting solutions that keep more logs in BC for processing. Start the discussion!
Not started Forestry Sector Work with industry, local governments and First Nations to expand wood manufacturing capacity and create new jobs. Start the discussion!
Not started LNG Sector Eliminate the $500 million LNG Fantasy Fund. Start the discussion!
Not started LNG Sector Require that all projects must complete a made-in-BC environmental assessment, and achieve the highest environmental standards while respecting our commitments to combating climate change. Start the discussion!
Not started LNG Sector Require that all projects must offer jobs and training for British Columbians, especially jobs for local people. Start the discussion!
Not started LNG Sector Require that all projects must secure full partnerships with local First Nations. Start the discussion!
Not started LNG Sector Require that the people of BC must get a fair return for our resources. Start the discussion!
Not started Manufacturing Sector Coordinate with colleges, technical institutes and other post-secondary institutions to connect students with manufacturers for training. Start the discussion!
Not started Manufacturing Sector Partner with manufacturers to develop a multi-year growth strategy to support the sector in meeting its staffing needs and to expand exports. Start the discussion!
Not started Manufacturing Sector Provide incentives to manufacturers to become post-secondary institution training partners. Start the discussion!
Not started Mining Sector Assess mining applications with an improved, properly resourced approvals process, to get to good decisions faster. Start the discussion!
Not started Mining Sector Establish a BC Mining Jobs Task Force, mandated to work with the mining industry and mining communities to make jobs secure and mines viable as commodity prices fluctuate. Start the discussion!
Not started Mining Sector Expand the role of the BC Geological Survey (BCGS) and use GeoScience and BCGS data to inform land use planning initiatives in partnership with First Nations. Start the discussion!
Not started Mining Sector Increase exploration and development activity by removing the PST from electricity used in mining. Start the discussion!
Not started Mining Sector Increase exploration and development activity with continued support of the mineral exploration tax credit. Start the discussion!
Not started Mining Sector Increase exploration and development activity with continued support of the mining flow-through share tax credit. Start the discussion!
Not started Mining Sector Increase industry safety, by establishing an independent oversight unit, and providing it with the resources to do its jobs thoroughly, effectively and in a timely way. Start the discussion!
Not started Renewable Sector Improve investment opportunities to bring wind, solar, and other clean energy projects back to BC, while including communities in the benefits of these projects. Start the discussion!
Not started Renewable Sector Redirect focus on maximizing capacity of current hydro infrastructure. Upgrade existing dams, rather than creating new ones. Start the discussion!
Not started RENEWABLE SECTOR Seek partnerships with First Nations in meeting renewable energy targets through PowerBC, building on First Nations’ demonstrated leadership on solar energy. Start the discussion!
Not started Small Business Sector Create a small business task force to advise government on strengthening the small business sector and its role in creating jobs in BC. Start the discussion!
Not started Small Business Sector Give credit unions their tax status permanently and support their request to lift the cap on their lending. Start the discussion!
Not started Small Business Sector Listen to the concerns of small business owners and work hard to help them succeed. Start the discussion!
Not started Small Business Sector Reduce the small business tax rate from 2.5% to 2.0%. Start the discussion!
Not started Tech Sector Appoint a Chief Talent Officer who will bring focus to government’s efforts to train, repatriate and recruit the talent necessary for our tech sector to grow. Start the discussion!
Not started Tech Sector Create new innovation centres across the province, in partnership with universities and with all five components of our tech sector—clean tech, digital media, engineering, information and communications technology, and life sciences. Start the discussion!
Not started Tech Sector Ensure every child in BC is given the opportunity to learn to code, even if they don’t have a computer at home. Start the discussion!
Not started Tech Sector Expand tech-sector co-op programs offered through BC's colleges and universities. Start the discussion!
Not started Tech Sector Introduce a cap on the value and the length of government IT contracts. Start the discussion!
Not started Tech Sector Make government IT and software development procurement work better for companies that hire locally and have a local supply chain. Start the discussion!
Not started Tech Sector Partner with local governments in northern and rural communities to ensure local digital infrastructure is affordable, accessible and business ready, and that innovation is driving job growth in local industries. Start the discussion!
Not started Tech Sector Streamline and simplify the many incentive programs and credits offered to the tech sector to better support smaller companies. Start the discussion!
Not started Tech Sector Work to close the digital divide, increasing the participation of women, First Nations and people from low-income families in the high technology workforce. Start the discussion!
Not started Tourism and Recreation Sector Ensure that all short term rental operators are contributing fairly to tourism marketing programs. Start the discussion!
Not started Tourism and Recreation Sector Include representatives of BC’s tourism sectors on all trade missions. Start the discussion!
Not started Ensure employment standards are applied evenly, and that they are enforced in way that recognizes the changing nature of the workplace. Start the discussion!
Not started Make workplace safety a priority, and enforce workplace safety rules. Start the discussion!
Not started Negotiate with First Nations leadership and communities about expanding opportunities for their share of BC’s gaming industry. Start the discussion!
Not started Offer networking grants to start-ups and early stage companies to allow startups to attend investor conferences and networking events, with the intent of bringing investment home to BC. Start the discussion!
Not started Recognize and support the work of organizations working to increase First Nations participation in mining, forestry, technology, manufacturing, fishing and energy. Start the discussion!
Not started Budget Aim to balance the budgets of 2018/19 and 2019/20, but not at the expense of children seniors, families, and the vulnerable. Start the discussion!
Not started Budget Balance the budget in 2017/18. Start the discussion!
Not started Electoral Finance Protect whistleblowers, strengthen conflict-of-interest legislation and improve access to information rules. Start the discussion!
Not started Electoral Finance Work with the auditor general to set strong standards for advertising spending. Start the discussion!
Not started Electoral Reform Hold a referendum on changing our voting system to a proportional system, so that every vote counts. Start the discussion!
Not started Immigration Improve supports for refugees to ensure that they can build happy and successful new lives in our province. Start the discussion!
Not started Immigration Work with the federal government to increase BC’s quota under the Provincial Nominee Program and to increase the province’s control over the terms of qualification. Start the discussion!
Not started Incarceration, Rehabilitation and Reintegration Recognize culture for its role in rehabilitation and recovery and will provide culturally diverse and appropriate programming in prisons, particularly for Aboriginal people. Start the discussion!
Not started Incarceration, Rehabilitation and Reintegration Work with First Nations to set targets and take action to reduce the number of Aboriginal people facing our justice system and to reduce incarceration rates. Start the discussion!
Not started Taxes Increase the general corporate income tax by one percent, from 11% to 12%. Start the discussion!
Not started Taxes Introduce speculation tax of 2% on the housing market. All revenue will go into the BC Housing Affordability Fund. Start the discussion!
Not started Taxes Reverse the $150,000 tax bracket cut. Start the discussion!
Not started Truth and Reconciliation Accept and act, with the First Nations and Government of Canada, on the 94 Calls to Action in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s final report. Start the discussion!
Not started Truth and Reconciliation Adopt the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Start the discussion!
Not started Truth and Reconciliation We will include a requirement in the Ministers’ mandate letters that they review policies, programs and legislation to determine how to bring the principles of the "UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples" to action in British Columbia. Start the discussion!
Not started Truth and Reconciliation Will work with, as a priority, First Nations’ to improve relations, to reduce conflict on the ground and in the courts by ensuring decisions affecting land, air and water respect the law, and allow all British Columbians to benefit from the sustainable development of natural resources while also preserving healthy lands, resources and ecosystems for present and future generations. Start the discussion!
Not started Women Increase funding to support women who experience domestic violence, sexual assault and other crimes by $8 million a year. Start the discussion!
In progress Uphold the Confidence and Supply Agreement between the NDP and Green Caucus. Start the discussion!
Not started Accessibility Change regulations to allow colleges and universities to build affordable on and near-campus rental housing. Start the discussion!
Not started Accessibility Expand BC’s apprenticeship and trades training programs. Start the discussion!
Not started Costs Continue to support the UPass. Start the discussion!
Not started Costs Eliminate fees for Adult Basic Education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL). Start the discussion!
Not started Costs Eliminate interest on all current and future student loans. Start the discussion!
Not started Costs Enforce a cap on tuition fees at colleges and universities. Start the discussion!
Not started Costs Invest $50 million over two years to create a new graduate scholarship fund. Start the discussion!
Not started Costs Properly fund classrooms and school equipment, so parents don’t have to fundraise for classroom essentials. Start the discussion!
Not started Costs Work with universities and colleges to expand the tuition fee waiver program and provide enhanced supports for former youth in care who pursue post-secondary education. Start the discussion!
Not started Counselling Ensure students can access specially trained adolescent mental health professionals within the school system. Start the discussion!
Not started First Nations Curriculum Developin consultation with First Nations, a curriculum for Indigenous languages and for Indigenous history in Canada and British Columbia. Start the discussion!
Not started First Nations Curriculum Implement the entire K-12 education Calls to Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission report. Start the discussion!
Not started Funding Create an ongoing capital fund for school playgrounds. Start the discussion!
Not started Funding Ensure our K-12 system has the resources to help youth-in-care graduate with their peers. Start the discussion!
Not started Funding Provide $30 million per year to our school system specifically for school supplies. Start the discussion!
Not started Improvements Help inspire innovation by partnering with universities, colleges, technical institutions and businesses to build and fund specialized innovation centres in the interior and northern BC that will help us grow and strengthen our traditional industries, like mining, agriculture and forestry. Start the discussion!
Not started Improvements Invest $100 million to expand technology-related post-secondary programs and invest in information and communications, digital media and entertainment, life sciences and health, clean-tech, IT and engineering and more. Start the discussion!
Not started Incentives Create a competitive, merit-based graduate scholarship program designed to attract and retain the best graduate students. Start the discussion!
Not started Incentives Introduce a Graduate Student Scholarship fund to encourage excellence. Start the discussion!
Not started Incentives Partner with First Nations to increase the number of skilled First Nations. Start the discussion!
Not started Incentives Provide incentives to employers to increase the number of women in apprenticeships. Start the discussion!
Not started Incentives Provide incentives to public sector employers to hire and train apprentices. Start the discussion!
Not started Incentives Provide students a $1,000 completion grant. Start the discussion!
Not started Infrastructure Accelerate the seismic upgrade program for BC schools. Start the discussion!
Not started Infrastructure Invest in energy efficiency and lighting upgrades for our schools, and reinvest all saving back into the school system. Start the discussion!
Not started Infrastructure Replace portables with real classrooms by building new schools in Surrey, Coquitlam and other fast-growing communities. Start the discussion!
Not started Infrastructure Wherever possible, build new schools with made-in-BC manufactured wood products. Start the discussion!
Not started Infrastructure Work with local governments, First Nations and communities to build and upgrade schools in every region of British Columbia. Start the discussion!
Not started Process Improvements Mandate effective apprenticeship ratios on government-funded projects. Start the discussion!
Not started Process Improvements Work with school districts to successfully implement BC’s new school curriculum, by providing new technology, lag equipment, learning materials and professional development support for teachers. Start the discussion!
Not started Research and Development Partner with universities throughout BC to build technology and innovation centres in key areas of BC’s economy. Start the discussion!
Not started Review Enact a comprehensive review of BC’s current K-12 funding formula to move BC’s school system to a better, stable and sustainable model for investing in education. Start the discussion!
Not started Training & Certification Mandate government training and apprenticeship programs to prioritize training for First Nations in British Columbia. Start the discussion!
Not started Training & Certification Strengthen credential requirements, as training improves. Start the discussion!