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Poll finds most Canadians want a just transition — and not a dollar more for TMX

By John Woodside,  National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

As Parliament gears up for a new legislative session, a new poll from Abacus Data shows Ottawa lagging behind what a majority of Canadians want when it comes to climate action and implementing a just transition for fossil fuel workers. 

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Wegg talks about COVID, the election and ‘next time’

After a strong showing in 2019, the 2021 election seems like a step backward for the Green party, but Jessica Wegg is already talking about the next election. 

“There is too much at stake for us to loose hope or lose sight of that the goal is,” she said. “I think Vancouver Island is uniquely situated for Greens to do very well.” 

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Annamie Paul leaves a struggle ‘for the soul’ of the Green Party

By John Woodside, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Annamie Paul says there’s a fight over the future of the Green Party, and she’s not up for any more punches.

On Monday morning, after months of infighting and a federal election campaign that saw the party’s support drop to 2.3 per cent of the popular vote from the 6.5 per cent it recorded in 2019, Paul announced she would begin the process of stepping down as leader.

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Canada’s climate plans ‘highly insufficient’ in global ranking

By John Woodside, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The independent Climate Action Tracker (CAT) has crunched the numbers on countries’ updated 2030 Paris Agreement targets and found Canada’s “highly insufficient,” pouring cold water on Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s campaign emphasis on expert endorsements.

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Tidemark Theatre reopens with ‘the Magnitude of All Things”

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Campbell River’s Tidemark Theatre is reopening at 7 PM Friday, September 17th with a showing of Vancouver film maker Jennifer Abbott’s ’The Magnitude of All Things.’

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