Did You Know … Week of April 27, 2019

Must Reads from Last Week Around the riding   Comox Valley: March for Climate DATE/TIME: May 3, 2019, 1-4 pmLOCATION: Courtenay City Hall “On May 3rd (time TBA), In front of Courtenay City Hall we will protest the climate crisis facing our planet. Join us on our march to bring attention to the urgency of the situation to city hall, local financial institutions and the office of Ronna Rae Leonard and Gord Johns. Help strike for climate!” (Hosted by Youth Environmental Action) Forests + Climate Change: Town hall Meeting, Community Dialogue DATE/TIME:  May 10, 2019; 6:30-9 pmLOCATION:  Native Sons Hall, Lower Level Please join Sierra Club BC, the Wilderness Committee and local Comox Valley activists for an evening of presentations on the climate crisis, the state of old-growth and second-growth forests on Vancouver Island and how these two relate to each other, followed by group discussions about how we can build a just and sustainable future in the Valley and across the Island! Climate change and decades of mismanagement of forests in and around the Comox Valley are and will continue to be major challenges into the future. How can we build interest in meaningful change on both these interconnected issues simultaneously, and with the speed required? How can we do this in a way that benefits everyone and respects the sovereignty of the First Nations in whose territories we live? These are the questions we want to dive into. All perspectives are welcome, and we want to issue a challenge that everyone interested taking part in this conversation: try to bring one other person who may not otherwise...

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