Articles Submitted from North Island - Powell River Members
by Gail Wolverton Been thinking about how important Proportional Representation is to our electoral system. I have no idea how many times I have heard…”why bother voting…nothing ever changes” and “by the time they count the vote here...read more
By Megan Ardyche September 2017 One of our supporters forwarded me a very interesting article in The Georgia Straight by Martyn Brown, a former Chief of Staff to Gordon Campbell. In this article, Brown is praising the NDP and the BC Greens for working out an...read more
By Pat Carl September 2017 The BC provincial election in the spring of 2017 was a watershed moment. Three Green Party candidates were elected. After the NDP succeeded in its courtship dance with the Greens, an agreement was signed. The Greens and NDP agreed to work...read more
On Friday, July 28, 2017, local Green Party members gathered for a delicious potluck and, afterwards, much food for thought by Comox Valley resident, Kelly Matthews.
Earlier this year, Kelly attended the Global Greens Congress and agreed to share with us some thoughts, feelings, and inspiration he took home from the event. In a passionate, well-prepared talk and slide presentation, he gave us challenging information, well thought-out perspectives, his motivation, and some thoughts on a way forward as we face the challenges of an ecologically stressed world, both locally and globally.read more