Category Archives: Family

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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Jobs Jobs Jobs – And “Jobs” vs. “Green”

Jobs. People have often asked me questions like “Chris, you’re for the environment, but what about jobs?  Will environment always come before creating jobs?” I don’t see the two as mutually exclusive.  There are a myriad of ways to create jobs, … Continue reading

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On the 100th Anniversary – Memories of Vimy Ridge

August 5th 2014, marks the first full day of the United Kingdom and the Commenwealth’s war against Germany and the start of the First World War. To honour and remember that I am reposting a story I wrote of my own pilgrimage … Continue reading

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Updated: Beach is symbolic of Port Alberni’s potential and needed direction

June 9: I’ve added more info and a letter to the bottom of this post… Scroll down to check it all out.  The June 9 Agenda includes the full contract to be signed with PAPA. In a week’s time Council … Continue reading

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