Lobbying Activity Report


Organization: BC Poverty Reduction Coalition
Associated registration: 1336-515-19
Lobbying Activity date: 2020-09-22
Arranged a meeting: No
Posted date: 2020-12-09

In-house lobbyists who participated in the lobbying activity: Viveca Ellis
Senior Public Office Holders who were lobbied in this activity: Harry Bains, Minister
Labour, Labour Footnote1

Lisa Beare, Minister
Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Tourism, Arts and Culture Footnote1

Stephen Brown, Deputy Minister
Ministry of Health, Health

Doug Caul, Deputy Minister
Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Footnote1

Katrine Conroy, Minister
Ministry of Children and Family Development, Children and Family Development

Judy Darcy, Minister
Ministry of Mental Health and Addiction, Mental Health and Addictions

David Eby, Attorney General
Ministry of the Attorney General, Attorney General Footnote1

Rob Fleming, Minister
Ministry of Education, Education Footnote1

Dr. Bonnie Henry, Provincial Health Officer
Health, Health

Carol James, Minister
Ministry of Finance, Finance Footnote1

Melanie Mark, Minister
Ministry of Advanced Education, Advanced Education, Skills and Training

Bruce Ralston, Minister
Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology, Jobs, Economic Development and Competitiveness

Selena Robinson, Minister
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Municipal Affairs and Housing

Shane Simpson, Minister
Ministry of of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, Social Development and Poverty Reduction

Jinny Sims, Minister
Ministry of Citizens' Services, Citizens' Services Footnote1
Subject Matter of the Lobbying Activity
Specific Topics of Lobbying Communications Intended Outcomes Associated Subject Matters
Advocacy related to the COVID-19 pandemic regarding the implementation of a program providing $10-a-month Internet access for all living in British Columbia below the Market Basket Measure poverty line, and all those accessing any form of education in the province. Advocacy to also implement, as a part of this Internet affordability initiative, a BC Technology Fund to provide access to technology for all in the program, as well as increased province-wide training in safety, security and online digital literacy. Footnote1
  • Development of any legislative proposal by the government of British Columbia, a Provincial entity or a member of the Legislative Assembly
  • Development or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Advanced Education, Arts and Culture, COVID-19, Children and Families, Colleges & Universities, Education, Employment and Training, Health, Housing, Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, Information Technology, Mental Health and Addictions, Poverty, Senior Citizens, Telecommunications, Workplace Literacy Footnote1
Senior officer who filed this Lobbying Activity Report: Viveca Ellis
The above name is that of the most senior paid officer who is responsible for filing a Lobbying Activity Report for the organization (the Designated Filer), whether that person participated in this lobbying activity or not.
  1. Footnote1  Indicates new information that was added through a Lobbying Activity Report.

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