Author Archives: chrisale

Thank You So Much! We did it! I’m In! Now the work begins.

I don’t think it will quite hit me until the first orientation meetings this week…. but I am extremely honoured and excited to have succeeded in this campaign.  I will be keeping this website and my Facebook page up so … Continue reading

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Will you vote on Wednesday?

Your first opportunity to vote in an advance poll is Wednesday November 5th! So exciting! I will likely be voting sometime around 9AM. The Advance Poll for City voters will be at City Hall from 8AM to 8PM. If you … Continue reading

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Bike racks at 6PM. Foot/bike bridge and Nanaimo foot ferry at 7PM

Just a quick note that if you are in support of more bike and pedestrian friendly infrastructure in our City today might be a good day to head to City Hall. At 6PM there will be an official public hearing … Continue reading

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Social Planning Council Questions

The Alberni Valley Social Planning Council sent these questions out to candidates last week.  With their permission, I’ve reproduced them here with the answers I provided.  Our poor, and mentally and physically challenged, and especially our disadvantaged children need support. … Continue reading

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From 1995 – The effects of greenhouse gases on the biosphere of Canada

The following is an essay I wrote for Biology 150 at UVic in my first year in 1995.  I only recently rediscovered this essay when I was going through some old digital files on a very old Atari ST computer … Continue reading

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