Current News for the North Island - Powell River Riding

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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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Hug The Mountain

Hug The Mountain

Join together Saturday May 7 (Mother’s Day weekend) to stand against the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion and protect the planet! Save the date and Sign-up for The Burnaby Mountain Hug! Hug The...

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Amita Kuttner addresses the Feb 12, 2022 NIPR AGM

Amita Kuttner addresses the Feb 12, 2022 NIPR AGM

Jessica Wegg starts us off by describing her experience as the NIPR candidate in the 2021 federal election. Jessica then introduces Amita Kuttner, interim leader of the Green Party Canada. Amita provides us with an update and then takes questions from...

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Message from the President of the Green Party of Canada

Message from the President of the Green Party of Canada

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors: we borrow it from our children.”- unknown Aaani, Bonjour and Hello Dear Members; Here we are at the time of Mnidoo-giizis, the first moon in the 13 moon Anishinaabe calendar. Mnidoo-Giizis is also known as the...

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What’s Happening with Salmon Farms in the Discovery Islands?

What’s Happening with Salmon Farms in the Discovery Islands?

In December, 2020 the federal Government finally decided that it was time to get the salmon farms out of the channels of the Discovery Islands near Campbell River. As Greens, we are delighted with this decision; it has long been Green policy to get the farms out and...

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