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  • My support for the anti-speculation tax proposal - Duration: 9 minutes, 47 seconds.

    • 2 weeks ago
    • 380 views
    22 Oct 2018 - My speech on the housing speculation tax bill in the BC Legislature. I still can't understand why the BC Liberals oppose this basic step to crack down on housing speculation and vacan...
  • Shaw constituency report on Vancouver Point Grey - Duration: 27 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 115 views
    4 April 2017 - My constituency report interview for Shaw TV from March, with the lovely and talented Marielle Tounsi. Shaw does this as a community service, and Marielle is a BC NDP caucus staff me...
  • Discriminatory Provisions (Historical Wrongs) Act - Duration: 6 minutes, 13 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 74 views
    13 March 2017 - Speaking in support of the Discriminatory Provisions (Historical Wrongs) Act in British Columbia that repealed several historic, racist pieces of legislation.
  • A quick stepping Housing Minister won't answer the question - Duration: 5 minutes, 27 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 280 views
    16 March 2017 - The Housing Minister, for the fourth day in a row, dodges the demand to release documents related to two major BC Housing projects closely tied to BC Liberal major donors.
  • Minister promises BC Housing documents "within a week" - Duration: 112 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 311 views
    16 March 2017 - In this clip from Thursday morning, the Housing Minister promises my colleague Shane Simpson he'll release the documents on two BC Housing projects closely related to major BC Liber...
  • Release the documents, Minister. - Duration: 9 minutes, 39 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 385 views
    14 March 2017 - Asking the Housing Minister, again and again, to release the minutes, contracts and documents behind the Brenhill and 288 East Hastings BC Housing financing deals that involve major...
  • Congratulations to outgoing and incoming UBC AMS exec - Duration: 2 minutes, 5 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 704 views
    14 March 2017 - My statement thanking the outgoing AMS executive and congratulating UBC's new AMS executive after the 2017 elections. I look forward to working with you all.
  • Defend our coast debate 1 of 2 - Duration: 7 minutes, 12 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 41 views
    13 March 2017 - First of two parts of debate concerning the province's plan to expand heavy oil tanker traffic sevenfold in Vancouver's harbour, massively increasing the risk of a major spill.
  • Defend our coast debate 2 of 2 - Duration: 3 minutes, 9 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 12 views
    13 March 2017 - Second of two parts of debate concerning the province's plan to expand heavy oil tanker traffic sevenfold in Vancouver's harbour, massively increasing the risk of a major spill.
  • Questions about BC Housing financing for BC Lib donor - Duration: 8 minutes, 6 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,280 views
    17 March 2017 - Asking whether a major BC Liberal donor was paid a multi-million dollar administration fee and was given interest free construction financing to build something they had to build an...
  • How much access does the Chief Fundraiser get to the Premier? - Duration: 9 minutes, 9 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 597 views
    8 March 2017 - In this clip from question period, I ask the Premier how much access and influence her chief fundraiser Bob Rennie had to her, related to her "foreign buyer tax" and the fact that sh...
  • Motion to demand the legislature address growing homeless camps - Duration: 5 minutes, 21 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 38 views
    6 March 2017 - My Motion that the Legislature act urgently to address more than 70 homeless camps across Metro Vancouver and the Lower Mainland by housing those living outside urgently.
  • Dr. Jennifer Simons: Champion for peace - Duration: 2 minutes, 7 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 42 views
    6 March 2017 - A two minute statement celebrating the work of my constituent Dr. Jennifer Simons. Dr. Simons is a world-recognized advocate for peace through her work with the Simons Foundation.
  • My response to the "forget everything" budget - Duration: 30 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 54 views
    27 February 2017 - My response to the BC government's "forget everything, we're different now" budget. Topics covered include schools, pipelines, political donations, homelessness, fraud and money ...
  • A centre for excellence for BC's deaf and hard of hearing community - Duration: 2 minutes, 1 second.

    • 1 year ago
    • 43 views
    28 February 2017 - My two minute statement about the Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, BC's centre for excellence in deaf and hard of hearing services and technologies, located in...
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  • Spies are us - Duration: 116 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 277 views
    27 February 2017 - The unbelievable story, since confirmed by government, that Christy Clark sent a government researcher to secretly film a small group discussion I had with a group of teenagers i...
  • Jim Taylor, Q.C.: Community Builder at UBC - Duration: 113 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 26 views
    27 Feb 2017 - My two minute statement about the contributions of Jim Taylor, Q.C. to British Columbia and the University Neighbourhood Association community.
  • How many patients were put at risk at Nanaimo Hospital? - Duration: 3 minutes, 53 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 34 views
    20 February 2017 - Asking BC's Health Minister why it took the provincial government almost a year to shut down an electronic medical system at Nanaimo Hospital that doctors and nurses said was cau...
  • Cheering for our UBC Thunderbird basketball teams - Duration: 2 minutes, 9 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 203 views
    15 February 2017 - My statement in the legislature supporting our UBC Thunderbird men and women's basketball teams as they head into the playoffs after an exceptional regular season. Go Birds Go!
  • The pre-sale condo loophole - Duration: 5 minutes, 20 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,053 views
    27 July 2016 - In which the Finance Minister attempts to explain why flipping pre-sale condos was not included in the Premier's new tax on "foreign nationals" or her supposed "crack down" on Shadow...
  • Congratulations to our international math champions! - Duration: 117 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 166 views
    27 July 2016 - My speech about how proud Canada is of the UBC University Neighbourhood's international math champions, Andrew Lin and Ruizhou Yang.
  • Save the Park Petition - Duration: 19 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 98 views
    26 July 2016 - Presentation of postcards from the residents of the University Endowment Land concerned that the provincial government is not renewing a lease for the existing site of the works yard...
  • Part 2: My response to Christy's flip flop on housing - Duration: 26 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 2,054 views
    25 July 2016 - Part 2 of my response to the sudden realization of the provincial government that they had no idea what they were talking about with respect to housing in Metro Vancouver.
  • Part 1: My response to Christy's flip flop on housing - Duration: 13 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 372 views
    2 July 2016 - Part 1 of my response to the BC government waking up to the crisis caused by international money in our housing market.

    In two parts because I was interrupted by the legislature clo...
  • No action planned on money laundering, tax evasion in real estate - Duration: 5 minutes, 17 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 986 views
    25 July 2016 - The Premier ducks questions about her political donor's alleged money laundering and tax evasion. The Finance Minister defends government's refusal to set up an integrated real estat...
  • Warning: Very Frustrating Exchange on Housing Crisis - Duration: 46 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 2,632 views
    18 May 2016 - My frustrating forty-five minutes trying to nail down BC's Finance Minister on where the government stands on the housing crisis in Metro Vancouver.
  • Tax evasion red flags all over Metro Vancouver real estate market - Duration: 5 minutes, 57 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 3,127 views
    16 May 2016 - In this clip, BC's Finance Minister confirms that he has added no additional resources to chase tax evasion or fraud in Metro Vancouver's real estate market despite months of media co...
  • Vancouver's Parent Advocacy Network for Public Education - Duration: 2 minutes, 9 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 204 views
    12 May 2016 - My statement supporting the hard working parents of the Parent Advocacy Network for Public Education, raising awareness of the dramatic underfunding of our public education system.
  • Students buying mansions, and Vancouver's poor young folk - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 8,700 views
    12 May 2016 - My questions about a $31.1m mansion sale to a student, and the fact that BC has the lowest discretionary income for 25-35 year olds of any city in Canada.
  • BC won't restrict int'l speculation in Metro Vancouver housing market - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 3,957 views
    10 May 2016 - BC's Finance Minister demonstrates the remarkable depth of the denial of our provincial government about the impact of international speculation on the housing market in Metro Vancouver.
  • Five amazing young volunteers in our community - Duration: 2 minutes, 6 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 62 views
    4 May 2016 - My legislature speech recognizing five amazing youth volunteer leaders in the UNA community: Eric Lin, Alice Hong, David He, Jessie Ou, and Eric Luo.
  • UBC Peninsula road, crosswalk and sidewalk updates - Duration: 8 minutes, 7 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 27 views
    26 February 2016 - Raising local provincial transportation issues with the Minister of Transportation. UEL crosswalks, UBC/UNA sidewalks, and 16th Ave speed limit updates.
  • Premier takes $300k from her party, won't ban the practice - Duration: 3 minutes, 44 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,234 views
    28 April 2016 - The Premier at first refused to answer why she won't ban taking $300,000 from the political donations sent to the BC Liberal party by saying it's not a commission. Whatever you call...
  • Premier brings in her lawyer in question period - Duration: 4 minutes, 41 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,560 views
    27 April 2016 - Here's what happened when I asked the Premier to disclose how much money she's taken off the top each year from political donations to the BC Liberal party. The answer? Turned out t...
  • In praise of public school librarians - Duration: 2 minutes, 2 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 80 views
    26 April 2016 - In praise of the librarians at the schools in Vancouver Point Grey. Teaching and inspiring our kids while giving them critical skills for the new economy. Thanks librarians!
  • Opposing dangerously increased carbon pollution - Duration: 13 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 42 views
    6 April 2016 - My speech about Bill 19, a new law that strips what few anti-carbon pollution provisions existed in BC's laws regulating the yet-to-exist LNG industry.
  • Introducing Joe Wiebe in the Legislature. - Duration: 30 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 139 views
    13 April 2016 - Introducing BC craft beer expert and Craft Beer Revolution author Joe Wiebe in the legislature. Read more of Joe's work at ThirstyWriter.com
  • When will we see Bayview Elementary seismic upgrades? - Duration: 3 minutes, 8 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 63 views
    13 April 2016 - Asking the Education Minister about seismic upgrades for Bayview Elementary.
  • Fraud allegations in Metro Vancouver real estate market - Duration: 5 minutes, 9 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,073 views
    13 April 2016 - I ask the Premier, repeatedly, to ask the police to investigate serious fraud allegations involving Vancouver's largest real estate organization, New Coast. She responds by saying I...
  • "I have no expectation to demand anything of Translink" - Duration: 5 minutes, 7 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 256 views
    12 April 2016 - A clear explanation of why there is no accountability for Translink in British Columbia. Minister responsible has "no expectation to demand anything of Translink."
  • Cheering on UBC e-Sports Association - Duration: 117 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 676 views
    4 April 2016 - My two minute statement supporting UBC's internationally recognized e-Sports Association, and wishing them luck in the collegiate League of Legends semi-finals in Austin. Go team go!
  • Maple Ridge Mattress Store Shelter Scandal - Duration: 6 minutes, 26 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 274 views
    4 April 2016 - My motion demanding accountability from the provincial government for continually failing the community and the 30 people living in an old mattress store in Maple Ridge set up as a t...
  • Community questions for the "Mayor" of the UEL - Duration: 9 minutes, 44 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 82 views
    17 March 2016 - Happy St. Patrick's day! My questions, with my Grade Eight green tie on, to the notional Mayor of the University Endowment Lands about community issues there. Water, infrastructure,...
  • BC Housing Minister explains "micro market" causing unaffordability - Duration: 13 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,106 views
    17 March 2016 - BC's Minister responsible for housing policy says there isn't a housing crisis in the Lower Mainland, but that there's a "micro market" in one area of Vancouver causing all the prob...
  • Tabling petition against Grizzly Bear trophy hunt - Duration: 23 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 37 views
    17 March 2016 - Tabling a petition with 1,500 signatures from a constituent opposing the trophy hunt for Grizzly Bears and supporting the Grizzly Bear watching tourism industry.
  • Housing Minister benched on questions of affordability in Metro Vancouver - Duration: 2 minutes, 24 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 167 views
    7 March 2016 - Looks like Housing Minister Rich Coleman has been benched on questions of affordable housing in Metro Vancouver. The file has been taken over by Finance Minister Mike de Jong, who of...
  • Our "Housing" Minister has no answer on vacant homes - Duration: 67 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 88 views
    3 March 2016 - During question period, I asked the Housing Minister why the province wasn't supporting Vancouver's request for help with vacant homes being held as investments. Despite this being a...
  • Probably the most important speech I'll give this year - Duration: 21 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 834 views
    15 February 2016 - This is my response to the BC Liberal budget for fiscal 2016. Enough is enough.
  • BC Liberal government applauds high housing prices hurting Metro Vancouver firms - Duration: 5 minutes, 57 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,003 views
    16 February 2016 - During this remarkable exchange in the legislature, the BC Liberal government actually applauds that Metro Vancouver technology firms are having trouble recruiting workers becaus...
  • Supporting OUTweek and the UBC Pride Collective - Duration: 2 minutes, 3 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 84 views
    10 February 2016 - My statement in support of UBC Pride Collective, UBC students, faculty, staff and administration denouncing Pride Flag burning on campus over the Family Day long weekend.
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