Tri-Level Funding for Improved Drinking Water Systems

July 29, 2015

To view original News Release: click here   Lions Bay Gets Funding for Safety Improvements for Magnesia and Harvey Creek Water Intakes Project approved under Canada’s Small Communities Fund Lions Bay, British Columbia July 29, 2015 Residents of Lions Bay will benefit from upgraded drinking water infrastructure thanks to joint funding from the governments of ...

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Bike Ridership Hits Record Highs

July 27, 2015

Source: Vancouver Sun By Brian Morton, Vancouver Sun July 23, 2015 Bike usage is up sharply across Vancouver this summer, with record numbers recorded at eight of the city’s 10 protected bike routes in June. According to a bulletin released Thursday by the City of Vancouver, there was also a notable jump in bike volumes ...

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John discusses Abandoned Vessels on CBC Radio

July 15, 2015

Click here to listen to John discussing his Private Member’s Bill on Abandoned Vessels with CBC On The Island.      

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Up to Half a Million Invested in Tenderfoot Creek Hatchery

July 13, 2015

Government of Canada to Improve Facility’s Infrastructure July 9, 2015 – Brackendale, British Columbia John Weston, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced that the Government of Canada is investing up to $500,000 in the Tenderfoot Creek Hatchery ...

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Big Boost for Marine Safety Centre in Vancouver

July 13, 2015

To watch coverage of this event on the Global BC Newshour for July 6th (starts at 18:45 mark): click here To view original press release: click here July 6, 2015, Vancouver, BC – The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, along with John Weston, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver — Sunshine Coast — Sea to Sky Country, announced ...

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STATEMENT on BC Wildfires and Tragic Death of Roberts Creek Tree-Faller

July 7, 2015

I join personally in offering shared condolences to the friends and family of John Joe Phare of Roberts Creek, who died valiantly fighting the fire at the Old Sechelt Mine. As we contemplate an unimaginable wave of over 180 wildfires in BC, we can truly say that each firefighter is standing there for you, me, ...

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John Weston Helped Pass Reform Act

July 3, 2015

We were pleased to host MP Michael Chong in the riding to promote his bill on May 31, 2014, where concerned citizens like you were able to meet with him and discuss relevant issues with us in a public forum.   Michael Chong letter appearing June 30, 2015 in The Local Weekly: On June 22nd, ...

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Birthday Tribute to Canada by Conrad Black

July 2, 2015

Source: National Post by Conrad Black June 27, 2015 As we observe the 148th anniversary of Confederation, there are a few facts civic-minded Canadians should remember. However humdrum it may seem at times, this system has served us well and there have been fewer than 100 deaths in that time from political disputes, an astonishingly ...

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Happy Canada Day!

June 30, 2015

John wishes his constituents and all Canadians a Happy Canada Day — celebrating 148 years as a nation!       See John’s video from his day in the riding celebrating 148 years as a nation with you, his constituents!    

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MP John Weston Tables Legislation to Tackle Prescription Drug Abuse

June 20, 2015

June 11, 2015, Ottawa – John Weston, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast- Sea to Sky Country, introduced a private member’s bill that will make National Prescription Drug Drop-off Day formal and create a national framework for dealing with prescription drug abuse. Weston tabled the bill at a time when Canada has become the ...

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