Bob Simpson

Some breathing room?

Now that the long-winded and obscenely expensive American presidential election is over there are three things to watch.

Gatherings held to protest pipeline proposals

This week more than 3,000 people gathered on the lawns of the BC Legislature to protest both the Enbridge and the Kinder Morgan pipelines

We must have debate

Now that our better-paying manufacturing jobs are moving offshore, we’re starting down a whole new “free trade” path.

Stumbling blindly into the future

This week the BC Liberal government released its response to this summer’s Special Committee on Timber Supply.

Let’s fix this mess

In 2005, one of my first public policy challenges as an MLA was Victoria's decision to regulate BC’s “farm gate” sales of meat products.

On the road again

MLA Bob Simpson, in his column, talks about the various meetings he has attended, including the B.C. Union of Municipalities convention.

End the ‘sick’ culture

MLA Bob Simpson, in his column, discusses democracy and the legislature.

Volunteer appreciation

MLA Bob Simpson, in his column, commends volunteers.

Abandoning ship?

Bob Simpson, in his column, discusses the resignation of various cabinet ministers,

A welcome promise

The auditor general of B.C. revealed that the Legislative Assembly account is not being managed to the same standards.

The 10 per cent solution

Columnist and MLA Bob Simpson talks about the CUPE event that took place in Quesnel.

The answer is no

Bob Simpson, in his column, discusses a consistent message heard at the Timber Supply hearings in Vancouver.

The effort is appreciated

MLA Bob Simpson, in his column, reflects on the Special Committee on Timber Supply hearings in the region.

Out of the black hole

Column from MLA Bob Simpson talks about the legislature, a.k.a. the "black hole."

Roads, roads, roads

MLA Bob Simpson, in his weekly column, discusses Highway 97, the Likely-Wells connector road, and resource roads.

End corporate welfare

MLA Bob Simpson, in his column, discusses care for seniors, people with disabilities, and vulnerable families.

Improving seniors’ care

Over the past few years my office has been dealing with more and more seniors care issues.

Politicians always get it wrong

I had the privilege of speaking to a school group the other day, and a student asked me why I ran for public office.

Maximizing our potential

The Cariboo region has an abundance of opportunities to expand mineral exploration and extraction as a means to offset any falldown.

So many bills, so little time

Much attention is being paid to the federal budget bill and the limited time MPs have to debate that massive piece of legislation.