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Did You Know … Week of January 26, 2019

Must Reads from Last Week Locally   World Community Film Festival The World Community Film Festival is back again, February 1-2, 2019. This is BC’s longest running social justice documentary film festival, and is presented annually in Courtenay. Global Warming: The...

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Did You Know … Week of January 19, 2019

Must Reads from Last Week Locally   Opportunity to mentor new Valley farmers The New Farmer Mentorship and Loan Program is ready to support more Comox Valley farmers in 2019. This is an opportunity to directly invest in local food security. They are looking for...

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Did You Know … Week of January 12, 2019

Must Reads from Last Week Provincially   Kwispaa LNG pipeline This blog has previously reported on this proposed pipeline, which would come through Powell River, undersea to Comox, and overland to Sarita Bay near Port Alberni. The Canadian Environmental Assessment...

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Did You Know … Week of December 15, 2018

Must Reads from Last Week The Must Reads is going into hiatus over the holiday period. The NIPR Greens wish you all a wonderful year end. Get ready for the 2019 election! Locally   Greens of North Island-Powell River December 2018 gathering Left to right: Doug...

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Did You Know … Week of December 8, 2018

Must Reads from Last Week Locally   Cumberland council looking to ban water bottling Read more. The November 3, 2018, edition of this blog carried a similar article in which the Strathcona Regional District also took a stand against water bottling, and the July 7,...

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Did You Know … Week of December 1, 2018

Must Reads from Last Week BC Electoral Reform Referendum   Youth reject big media disinformation on PR Referendum Throughout this referendum, “big media has been able to sow considerable confusion, but what has been the effect on the younger generation?  According to...

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Did You Know… Week of November 24, 2018

Must Reads from Last Week BC Electoral Reform Referendum – OMG! It’s going on longer??    The deadline for getting ballots in has been extended to 4:30 p.m., December 7, 2018, due to rotating mail strikes. Here is the link. More important news from Elections BC: There...

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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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