Correction Mark de Bruijn Campaign News August 21

Correction Mark de Bruijn Campaign News August 21 Apologies - please note correct time for Garden Party Campaign fundraiser is 5:00-8:00PM You’ve heard about our fabulous store front campaign office in Powell River no doubt? The intrepid Powell River team are hosting a Garden Party Campaign Fundraiser on Aug. 24, 5:00-8:00PM at 4310 Westview Ave, Powell River - come out for the art auction, the garden, the great food and wonderful entertainment! Bring friends, and your chequebook! Tickets available at the office, or at the garden gate. For details go to our NEW website.  If you can’t make it, donating to the campaign will help us to buy more signs, perhaps get a second office, enable more messaging… It’s easy to do from the website...

Mark de Bruijn Campaign News ~ August 21

Correction Mark de Bruijn Campaign News August 21 Apologies - please note correct time for Garden Party Campaign fundraiser is 5:00-8:00PM Only 61 days til Election Day and we are definitely ramping up! Door to door canvassing is starting in Comox on August 22nd from 5:00-7:00PM, and then again on August 29th. We have Mark’s new postcards, and packages of seeds to give away. People who canvass often say that it is surprisingly enjoyable - after all, you are listening to citizens and talking with them about a person you believe in and a party that will move us into a livable future! If you want to give it a try, but need a bit of training, Megan is offering sessions in Comox on August 26th (4:30-6:30PM) and on August 30th (4:30-6:30 PM). Contact Carol niprgreenvolunteers@gmail.com to get on board. You’ve heard about our fabulous store front campaign office in Powell River no doubt? The intrepid Powell River team are hosting a Garden Party Campaign Fundraiser on Aug. 24, 5:00-8:00PM at 4310 Westview Ave, Powell River - come out for the art auction, the garden, the great food and wonderful entertainment! Bring friends, and your chequebook! Tickets available at the office, or at the garden gate. For details go to our NEW website.  If you can’t make it, donating to the campaign will help us to buy more signs, perhaps get a second office, enable more messaging… It’s easy to do from the website www.markdebruijn.ca BIG organizing for Greens - a potluck and workshop with Thomas Teuwen, August 27th, 5:00-8:00PM, Black Creek Hall AND August 28th 5:00-8:00PM at the...

Mark de Bruijn Campaign News July 26

First 90 Days of the Mark de Bruijn Campaign On March 23rd, Mark’s campaign kicked off in Campbell River, with a packed house. Inspired by speeches given by Elizabeth May and Mark, supporters donated generously and dozens signed up to volunteer. Moderator and journalist Andrew Nikiforuk’s incisive questions and commentary topped off a highly successful campaign launch.   On May 4, 2019 Mark writes “I was invited to travel up Discovery Passage north of Campbell River aboard the fish boat Marinet. The trip allowed my team and I to learn firsthand how many Indigenous peoples experience the fish farms, and the impact the farms are having on traditional fisheries and culture, as well as the threat posed to the sport and commercial fishing economy of Campbell River. We thank Hemas Kla-Lee-Lee-Kla/Bill Wilson, Hereditary Chief of the Musgamagw Nation, and George Quocksister Jr., Hereditary Chief Gigame of the Laichkwiltach Nation for this invitation.” Thanks also to Chris Carter for filming the voyage. Mark in conversation with ‘Namgis Elder Vera Newman in Alert Bay. Vera shared some great stories about her family and… Posted by North Island - Powell River Greens on Friday, June 28, 2019   In June, the North Island Green Party Tour took Mark and some of his team to Port Alice, Port Hardy, Port McNeil, Sointula and Alert Bay. Canvassing on the main streets of these towns put Mark into contact with community members who gave the tour a warm welcome. Volunteers stepped up to carry the torch for the campaign in their local areas. The North Island Gazette coverage of the tour included a video interview. Canada...

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