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Did You Know … Week of November 17, 2018

Must Reads from Last Week BC Electoral Reform Referendum Quote pick of the day, from York University professor, Dennis Pilon: “There’s lots of arguments in favour of our current system - it’s just they’re not democratic ones. They’re...

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Did You Know … November 10, 2018

Must Reads from Last Week BC Electoral Reform Referendum   Top B.C. court rejects group’s attempt to stop electoral reform referendum Remember the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association? “The lobby group representing over 2,000 companies wanted a...

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Did You Know … Week of November 3, 2018

Must Reads from Last Week   BC Electoral Reform Referendum   Proportional Representation lawn signs Members of Fair Vote Comox Valley are getting a lot of questions about why there aren’t pro-PR signs around the Valley. The No side has lots of signs – and a lot of...

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Did You Know … Week of October 27, 2018

Must Reads from Last Week BC Electoral Reform Referendum   Understanding the referendum – information sessions Courtenay DATE/TIME: November 12, 4:30 pm LOCATION:   Courtenay Public Library  DATE/TIME: November 15, 2:30 pm LOCATION:   Courtenay Public Library...

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Did You Know … Week of October 20, 2018

Must Reads from Last Week BC Electoral Reform Referendum   Fair Vote Canada/BC is buying some major newspaper ad space Monday October 23: We’re buying the front page of the Province - it’s a wrapper like Jim Shepard did so we get the inside page, too. (We...

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Did You Know … Week of October 13, 2018

Must Reads from Last Week BC Electoral Reform Referendum Understanding the referendum – upcoming information sessions DATE/TIME: October 15, 7-9 pm LOCATION:   Fanny Bay Hall, 7793 Old Island Hwy DATE/TIME: October 27, 1:30-3:30 LOCATION:   Rotary Room, Florence...

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Did You Know … Week of October 6, 2018

Must Reads from Last Week BC Electoral Reform Referendum   New video explaining the three systems The BC Conservative Party comes out on the side of clarity and honest discourse Here’s an absolutely stellar video from Justin Greenwood, Deputy Leader of the BC...

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Newsletter January to September 2018

Message from the CEO by Mark de Bruijn On June 16, the EDA of the North Island-Powell River (NIPR) Greens began a brand-new year with the election of a new, seven-member Board of Directors. As the CEO of our riding, I invite all green-minded citizens to consider...

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Did You Know … Week of September 22, 2018

Must Reads from Last Week There will be no Must Reads next week as much of the NIPR Executive will be at the Green Party of Canada biennial general meeting in Vancouver. BC Electoral Reform Referendum   Who do you trust in the electoral reform debate? Take this week’s...

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Did You Know … Week of September 15, 2018

Must Reads from Last Week BC Electoral Reform Referendum   Here’s a brief video on the power of proportional representation Dogwood has weighed in on the referendum Dogwood has put out a blistering post on “Why lying politicians love first-past-the-post.” How do...

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