Category Archives: Family

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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A Letter to Council about the Beach

I sent a letter to the City and Council about Canal Beach this morning urging them to pursue a public input process before making any more decisions about the Plywood site.  It is at the bottom of this post. I … Continue reading

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So, the Beach!?

Update: May 1 The Beach cleanup and appreciation is at 10AM Saturday. As is often the case with hot-button topics, this topic just got hotter. The Peak is reporting that the City, Port Authority and a local business have signed … Continue reading

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