Norm Macdonald

Premier’s patronage appointment reversed

I would talk about the ways the government has lessened the effectiveness of the Legislature over time.

MLA Report: A tax by any other name is still a tax

Here’s how it works. In order to ‘balance’ the budget, the BC Liberals simply require crown corporations to pay a dividend ...

MLA report: Gov’t has ‘absolute contempt’ for for public schools

'This government has shown absolute contempt for our public school system'

B.C. budget topics include water, liquor and gas

Norm Macdonald is the MLA for riding of Columbia River–Revelstoke.

Never underestimate the value of your participation in democracy

Columbia River—Revelstoke MLA Norm Macdonald says citizens must fight every attempt to remove them from decision-making process

MLA Macdonald: Who benefits from the BC Liberal Energy Plan?

NDP Columbia River—Revelstoke MLA: Was it simply incompetence by the BC Liberals, or was there a larger agenda at work?

MLA Report: Government interference in BC Hydro cause of rate increases

In his MLA Report, Norm Macdonald says government intervention in BC Hydro affairs is the cause of upcoming rate hikes.

Budget cuts put successful community literacy programs at risk

As a former educator, I believe that one of the most important things we can do is ensure that we have a fully literate population.

Keep faith by keeping the memory of those who sacrificed

On November 11, we will gather to honour those who sacrificed themselves to safeguard our freedoms and our rights.

MLA Report: We need to stand together for rural healthcare

I believe that we need to ensure that our province raises the revenue it needs to keep our system strong.

MLA Report: Getting accurate information about our financial situation

For Members of the Legislative Assembly, it was a somewhat unusual summer. The provincial legislature was in session.

MLA: Estimates budget debate will be critical

As your MLA, my role is to be your voice in Victoria. To be able to do that effectively, I need to hear from you.

MLA report: Norm Macdonald ready for return to opposition

Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Norm Macdonald prepares for return to opposition when British Columbia legislature resumes.

MLA promotes proposed government ad curbs

MLA Norm Macdonald promotes government advertising reform designed to strip partisanship, electioneering from gov't ads

Democracy continues after elections

The democratic process between elections cannot be taken for granted

Local involvement ensures public interest is served

One of the biggest issues that I am hearing about this week is the need for local involvement in decision making on the land base.

Gov’t ad campaign better spent on services

MLA says ad campaign money would have been better spent elsewhere.

Actions show we will never forget

Again this November 11th, communities across Canada will gather to honour veterans who have sacrificed so much for us.

MLA: Better future begins with honest appraisal of current financial situation

Part two of a multi-part series by MLA Norm Macdonald exploring provincial budgeting.

Forestry critic MLA Macdonald: British Columbians demand a reinvestment in our forest lands

MLA: Declining timber supply highlights need to reduce raw log exports, use currently wasted fibre and encourage B.C. manufacturing