Category Archives: Politics

Gardens, Greenery…. and Gall. The Power of Community to Overcome Greed.

Grow a Garden, It’s Important. This past Sunday I had the honour and privilege to cut the ribbon (it was even red!) at the Official opening for the Community Garden built by the Young Professionals of the Alberni Valley at 4th … Continue reading

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Transport, Climate Committee, Strange LNG Answers and AVICC Conference

Here we go! VIEA Intermodal Transportation Forum On Tuesday March 31st I went down to Victoria with Councillor McLeman for the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance forum on Transportation.  This was a very exciting event. You might be wondering what the VIEA … Continue reading

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Budget nearing End – More Public Hearings – Transportation Lobbying – Food Security and Climate Change Committee Thursday

I’m still working on making the updates here more frequent!  Still trying to work out a regular timing for these that captures the information I’d like to give you and produces it in a timely manner.  I’ve had some very … Continue reading

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Budget Rants – Community Grants – Sewage Plants

Budget fun continues! We had a great session last Wednesday night with the public where everyone was able to give their opinions on what they thought would be good projects for the City to do, or services to cut.  Some of … Continue reading

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More Dept. Budgets – Plus Planning! Co-Op on 10th Avenue

The long march of budget meetings continues with multiple departments this morning at 10AM (unfortunately I cannot attend) with Admin Services, Corporate Services, Finance and Reserves, and the ERRF gets its own (that stands for Equipment Replacement Reserve Fund) then the … Continue reading

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