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The Leadership Race Officially Opens Campaign Round One

The Leadership Race Officially Opens Campaign Round One

On November 19, Green Party of Canada members will elect our new Leader. Over the next 80 days there will be a variety of events designed to allow members to get to know each candidate. We are very honored and excited to announce that the 2022 Green Party of Canada...

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Comox Nautical Days Volunteer Team

Comox Nautical Days Volunteer Team

Want to make an impact while having fun? Join our Comox Nautical Days Volunteer Team and help make sure the compost, recycling, and garbage is placed in the correct bins during the July 30th to August 1st weekend. If you are interested, please send an email to...

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Volunteer in the Leadership Contest

Volunteer in the Leadership Contest

The leadership race has started. In support of the efforts to host a professional and accessible contest, we are once again reaching out to our members and asking them to share their talents, skills and time to make this the most transparent and inclusive race of any...

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The Green Party is looking for new leadership

The Green Party is looking for new leadership

As the planet ventures further into the climate crisis unfolding before us, we need someone to bring Canadians together and lead the charge for substantial and positive change in the ways we govern ourselves. Potential candidates are encouraged to apply now. The...

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Help with the NIPR booth at Courtenay Canada Day festivities

Come and join in the Canada Day festivities in Courtenay! NIPR will be hosting a booth at the Canada Day fair in Simms Park, along with our Green friends from the Courtenay-Alberni riding next door. This will be a great place for people from all over the Comox Valley...

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The Continuing Saga of BC’s Salmon Farms

The Continuing Saga of BC’s Salmon Farms

The Struggle to Save our Wild Fish Salmon researcher Jody displays a sample of juvenile wild salmon virtually free of lice. The fish were collected from a location near a former fish farm, just one season after it was phased out of operation. (Barnes Bay, Discovery...

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Saratoga Speedway Opinion Piece Evokes Criticism

In the recent (revived) NIPR newsletter I posted an opinion piece on the Saratoga Speedway proposal for a new campground in the Black Creek community. As noted in the article, the proponents of the project ultimately chose to withdraw their rezoning application, and...

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Shipbreaking in Baynes Sound – Town Hall Meeting

Location:         Union Bay Community Hall - 5401 Island Highway South Date:               Sunday May 29, 2022 Time:               1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Union Bay Industries Ltd. (UBIL) at 5084 Island Highway South was a log sort for over 30 years.  UBIL was sold to...

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Notes from the Reconnection Tour

Notes from the Reconnection Tour

Our interim leader, Dr. Amita Kuttner, recently undertook a tour of the North Island Powell River riding as part of a larger Reconnection Tour. Here are a couple of articles covering the NIPR tour and Dr. Kuttner’s message. Amita Kuttner delivers Green Party message...

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