Michelle Mungall

COLUMN: B.C. needs a poverty reduction plan

Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall's latest column focuses on poverty.

COLUMN: The wrong approach for education

Premier Christy Clark seems to be taking advice from Machiavelli when it comes to funding schools, Michelle Mungall writes.

COLUMN: A day in BC legislature life, part two

Frequently, Kootenay residents ask what my days in BC’s legislature look like.

COLUMN: A day in BC legislature life, part one

Frequently, Kootenay residents ask what my days in BC’s legislature look like.

COLUMN: Government giveth and government taketh away

Since the legislature resumed its work a month ago, I've been brining Kootenay values and voices to Victoria.

COLUMN: By-elections send message about cost of living

On Tuesday, two new women were elected to the BC Legislature.

COLUMN: 2016 a year for poverty reduction

While poverty lives in every community all year round, the holidays have come to be a time when generosity is greatest.

COLUMN: Reducing greenhouse gases leads to brighter future

The news has been dominated by the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris.

COLUMN: ‘Delete, delete, delete’ should be Liberal motto

MLA Michelle Mungall asks: How deep is the Clark government culture of delete and deception?

COLUMN: End the disability clawback

MLA Michelle Mungall says working people on disability have their benefits taken away when on maternity leave.

COLUMN: A sad summer session

This summer saw BC’s MLAs return to the legislature for a rare and short six day session over two weeks. I wish I had better news.

COLUMN: People power keeps Jumbo wild

After 25 years, our region received some very good news last month.

COLUMN: The legislature’s highs and lows

Nelson Creston MLA Michelle Mungall reflects on the past session of the legislature.

COLUMN: Bill 11 attacks BC education

We all know how important education is to any person’s success in life. It’s equally imperative to the wellbeing of our communities.

COLUMN: Premier needs to come clean about plans for aboriginal treaty-making

MLA Mungall: "Failing to work with First Nations partners in this decision is disrespectful,unacceptable and just plain wrong."

COLUMN: Clawback’s end a victory for children

Margaret Mead once said “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,…

COLUMN: New year will likely bring changes

With many new faces in the Kootenays’ local governments, there will likely be some changes in how our communities are governed.

COLUMN: Bringing the Kootenay voice to a rare fall session

Although the legislative calendar has your provincial government going to work in Victoria every fall, normally the Liberals cancel it.

COLUMN: BC needs a plan to lift people out of poverty

Poverty is a reality in our communities, but there is something we can do to change that.

COLUMN: It was not a collaborative event

For the first time in my experience, I saw the Liberal government break with their practice of collaboration and antagonize municipalities.