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Tribal Journeys in K’omoks, August 3, 2017

The Green Party is represented at a second location on Tribal Journeys.  It was a great experience to be part of the volunteer group in K’omoks.  Just for washing grapes alone, we had 6 or 7 people.  And then there were the people making mountains of spaghetti sauce and cooking pasta, or the people putting together the food bags for the paddlers as they landed.  Let me tell you, those food bags were heavy!  K’omoks was not the final location and not all the canoes stopped here, but still there was a huge number of people involved to make it happen.  Being part of a huge effort like that was inspiring.

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Campbell River Canada Day 2017

Truly Reflective of Green’s environmentalist roots, NIPR volunteers once again organized and staffed the recycling program at the 2017 Campbell River Canada Day festivities. Shown here are Carol Thatcher and Mark de Bruijn, with Mark’s brther Roland from...

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Saanich-Gulf Islands EDA Annual General Meeting

Photo caption: “Six Greens from the Courtenay-Alberni and North Island-Powell River federal electoral districts travelled to Sydney yesterday (June 10) to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Saanich-Gulf Islands (SGI) Green Party of Canada Electoral District...

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Earth Day on Mitlenatch Island

Green Party members Mark de Bruijn and Carol Thatcher, with friends Elizabeth Karunaratne and Chris Farah, spent Earth Day as part of the week of April 16-23 as volunteer stewards on Mitlenatch Island in the middle of the Salish Sea. This little island oasis is a...

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Quadra Island Earth Day Beach Clean Up

The NIPR EDA joined dozens of Quadra residents for their 20th annual Earth Day Beach Clean Up on April 23, 2017. This completely volunteer driven event is hosted by the Sierra Club of Quadra Island and involves hundreds of volunteer hours. Trucks to haul the garbage...

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AGM 2017

The 2017 AGM featured guest speakers Andrew Nikiforuk (Canadian journalist and investigative author), Ernie Sellentin (Provincial Green Party candidate for Courtenay-Comox) and Sue Moen (Provincial Green Party candidate for North Island – Powell River). CEO Leroy...

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