Minister Peter Fassbender

Minister visits North Island

Minister Peter Fassbender was visiting the North Island this week

Minister of C o m m u n i t y , Sport, Cultural Development and Minister Responsible for Translink Peter Fassbender is on the North Island this week.

“With responsibility for local government, the Minister visits B.C.’s local communities throughout the province regularly.

These visits provide opportunities to meet with the local representatives of municipalities and regional districts and give him the chance to meet and listen to citizens face to face,” said a spokesperson from the Minister’s office via email.

The Port McNeill & District Chamber of Commerce and the Port McNeill Rotary Club will be hosting a joint luncheon with Fassbender today (Aug. 31). He will also meet with Port McNeill council and the Regional District of Mount Waddington board of directors.

Fassbender will be meeting with District of Port Hardy council on Thursday, Sept. 1 at 9 a.m. at the Municipal Hall. He will then be going to the Kwa’lilas Hotel and visit the Museum.

He will also meet with local governments in Sayward and Port Alice, and tour the U’Mista Cultural Centre in Alert Bay.

Fassbender previously served as Minister of Education and currently serves on the Cabinet Committee on Secure Economy, the Priorities and Planning Committee and the Cabinet Working Group on Climate Leadership.

Fassbender was elected MLA for Surrey-Fleetwood on May 14, 2013.

In his business career, he worked in radio and television as well as a number of other communications fields.

Prior to his election to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Fassbender served as a Councillor for the City of Langley for three years before being elected as Mayor in the November 2005, 2008 and 2011 Civic elections.

 

Just Posted

North Island Eagles select head coaches for upcoming season

“We appreciate the commitment each of you make to the club and to your teams”

Ribbon cutting ceremony at Hardy Bay Senior Citizens’ new greenhouse

“if it wasn’t for the volunteers this project wouldn’t have happened”

Port Hardy Pride Day will arrive in September

Port Hardy will be celebrating Pride Day on Sept. 14 at Carrot Park.

Woss man attacked by black bear on remote logging road

“we are just monitoring the situation now”

Port McNeill Mayor Gaby Wickstrom wants to see previous cuts to public libraries reversed

The Ministry of Education has, over 10 years, reduced provincial library funding by $6 million.

VIDEO: B.C. MLA Michelle Stilwell takes first steps in nearly 30 years

‘It actually felt like walking. It’s been 27 years… but it felt realistic to me’

Report of dead body in B.C. park actually headless sex doll

This discovery, made at Manning Park on July 10, led police to uncovering two other sex mannequins

Grand Forks fire chief found to have bullied, harassed volunteer firefighter: report

WorkSafeBC, third-party human resources investigation looking into allegations complete

Dog recovering after being drenched in hot coffee, B.C. man charged

Man was taken into custody, charged, and released pending a court date

Taekwondo instructor, 21, identified as B.C. bat rabies victim

Nick Major, 21, an instructor at Cascadia Martial Arts in Parksville

Science expedition to Canada’s largest underwater volcano departs Vancouver Island

Crews prepared for a two-week research mission to the Explorer Seamount

B.C. shipyard to get one-third of $1.5 billion frigate-repair contract

The federal government has promised to invest $7.5 billion to maintain the 12 frigates

15-year-old with imitation gun caused ‘dynamic’ scene at Nanaimo mall

No one was harmed in Monday’s incident, say Nanaimo RCMP

Worried about bats? Here’s what to do if you come across one in B.C.

Bat expert with the BC Community Bat Program urges caution around the small creatures

Most Read