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Campaign 2021: Election vandalism in North Island-Powell River

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Large numbers of election campaign signs have been stolen or vandalized the riding of in North Island-Powell River.

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Editorial: This is not what Democracy looks like

Local resident Ashley Zarbatany posted in Tideline a fierce remonstrance with vandals who have been removing or destroying campaign signs on the island:

You have now destroyed at least three NDP signs that I’m aware of. You have also destroyed Green signs. You drove into at least two and you were obviously motivated to destroy this newest one.  […] This intolerant and antidemocratic behaviour is part of the breakdown of civil discourse. Civil discourse or debate is essential in a democracy and without it people are unable to make informed or wise choices. 

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