We review the last couple of months:
- staff & constituent concerns
- we're now at the "beginning of the middle"
- new concerns:
- how do we re-build?
- what is the new normal?
- how to transition the federal programs to a "new normal" Read the rest of this entry »
In this episode John and Kelly chat with Esquimalt-Metchosin MLA Mitzi Dean about some of the following topics:
- BC's restart phases
- Making more supplies locally
- The Buy BC Program (https://iafbc.ca/buy-bc/)
- Buy BC Partnership Program E-commerce Funding Stream (https://iafbc.ca/buy-bc/buy-bc-partnership-program-e-commerce-funding-stream/)
- What businesses will look like in the "New Normal"
- Schools and how will that work
- The challenges of Digital vs. Personal
Visit Mitzi Deans website here: http://bcndpcaucus.ca/mla/mitzi-dean/
Visit The Westshore Business main site: https://www.westshore.business/
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In this episode we talk to District of Highlands Mayor Ken Williams about the park closures due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and how the Highlands is British Columbia's most efficient municipality!
Record April 20th 2020
Thanks to View Royal Mayor David Screech for an overview of View Royal's response to the COVID health crisis. Highlights:
- 4 mile pub / 6 mile pub / casino - all major revenue sources for the municipality, all closed
- View Royal staff becoming the defacto information portal for the community
In our first "Recorded" Podcast with Esquimalt-Metchosin MLA Mitzi Dean we talk about a number of topics related to life in the Westshore and across our Province.
Both John and Kelly would like to express our sincere thanks and gratitude to everyone in MLA Deans office that continue to work and help local residents in this very stressful and challenging environment.
COVID-19 Topics and Links
- Small Business BC Covid Information - https://covid.smallbusinessbc.ca/hc/en-us
- WestShore Chamber of Commerce dedicated COVID-19 web page - https://www.westshore.bc.ca/covid19.html
Gender Equity in B.C.
- Mitzi Dean is the Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity - https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/gender-equityh
We also talked about the co-operative nature and communication between the Municipal, Provincial and Federal Governments.
Esquimalt-Metchosin Constituency Office