Did You Know … Week of May 11, 2019

Must Reads from Last Week The Must Reads will not be publishing again for a while due to all available efforts being put into Mark de Bruijn’s election campaign. The hope is that the campaign will be able to put out a periodic newsletter, which all subscribers will get. Events around the riding   Comox Valley March for Climate Two great stories on the Youth Environmental Action March for Climate on May 3: Comox Valley Students ‘Stand Up, Fight Back’ for climate action and Orca and a dinosaur join Comox Valley youth in climate march. And this piece in the Comox Valley Record, profiling Nalan Goosen, one of the student organizers.. World Community film: What is the electric car? DATE/TIME: May 14, 7 pmLOCATION:  Stan Hagen Theatre, NIC, Courtenay campus This entertaining and educational film looks at some of the myths people have about electric cars (speed, range, etc.) and gives thought-provoking information to consider. Vendors, drivers, and enthusiasts share their views. People who watch this film may soon end up driving their own electric vehicle. Admission is by donation.To watch trailer – www.worldcommunity.ca Comox Valley’s first electric vehicle event DATE/TIME: Saturday, May 18, 10 am to 4 pmLOCATION:  Comox Valley Sports Centre parking lot Come check out everything you need to know about electric transportation in the Comox Valley! Test drive an electric car or ebike, talk to EV owners, see a Tesla up close and find out about incentives for purchasing electric vehicles. Sign-ups for test drives will be first come, first serve. (Hosted by Watershed Sentinel) Consent Culture training DATE/TIME: May 19, 10:30-5:30LOCATION:  TinTown (TBA) From Facebook:...

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