Did You Know … Week of February 17, 2018

Must Reads from Last Week BC Electoral Reform Referendum The BC government consultation site for the 2018 referendum is up.  They are looking for feedback between now and February 28, 2018, at 4 p.m.  Everyone please check out the questionnaire and make a written submission if you think some of the questions are too confusing or obscure.  There are links to read about different systems, the questionnaire, and for written submissions to citizenengagement@gov.bc.ca. Go to http://www.fairvote.ca/bc-government-consultation-survey-guide/ first, and it will take you to the survey. BC Electoral Reform Referendum:  Get involved locally Check out Fair Vote Comox Valley Facebook page and Fair Vote BC’s page. Fair Vote Comox Valley is also now accepting donations.  If you can’t give your time, here’s how you can support this campaign over the next year.  E-transfers can be made to:  fairvotecomoxvalley@gmail.com.  If you do an e-transfer, please put your name in the Note field and some sort of contact information so we can thank you.  If you’d like to write a cheque, send an email to fairvotecomoxvalley@gmail.com and we’ll give you the address. We need your help to get to 50 + 1 in this referendum.  We’ve got a great group, but we need more people. Get in on the action!  Contact Megan at m.ardyche@gmail.com to get involved. Let’s Make Every Vote Count Don’t miss this event:  FVCV is hosting an information night on March 14, 2018, at the Stan Hagen Theatre at North Island College.  Speakers will include Barb Berger of FV Comox Valley, Elizabeth May as a previous member of the Federal Committee on Electoral Reform, and Sheldon Falk of the...

Did you know … Week of February 10, 2018

Must Reads from Last Week BC Electoral Reform Referendum Part 1:  The BC government consultation site for the 2018 referendum is up.  They are looking for feedback between now and February 28, 2018, at 4 p.m.  Everyone please check out the questionnaire and make a written submission if you think some of the questions are too confusing or obscure.  There are links to read about different systems, the questionnaire, and for written submissions to citizenengagement@gov.bc.ca. Go to http://www.fairvote.ca/bc-government-consultation-survey-guide/ first, and it will take you to the survey. Part 2:  BC Electoral Reform Referendum:  Get involved locally Check out Fair Vote Comox Valley Facebook page and Fair Vote BC’s page. Fair Vote Comox Valley is also now accepting donations.  If you can’t give your time, here’s how you can support this campaign over the next year.  E-transfers can be made to:  fairvotecomoxvalley@gmail.com.  If you do an e-transfer, please put your name in the Note field and some sort of contact information so we can thank you.  If you’d like to write a cheque, send an email to fairvotecomoxvalley@gmail.com and we’ll give you the address. We need your help to get to 50 + 1 in this referendum.  We’ve got a great group, but we need more people. Get in on the action!  Contact Megan at m.ardyche@gmail.com to get involved. Part 3:  The BC Alliance of Make Every Voter Count is up and running! Their first article just ran in the Vancouver Sun. Part 4:  Hmmm…where have we seen this promise before?  Jagmeet Singh Promises Next Election Will Be Last Under First-Past-The-Post?! Read more             Locally: Local Hero An...

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