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Elizabeth May comes to Campbell River: Why Greens matter

Green Party leader Elizabeth May flew in from Ottawa on Saturday, May 6. She was the feature speaker at the North Island – Powell River Electoral District Association (EDA) AGM at the Maritime Heritage Centre in Campbell River. Around 60 people from Campbell River, Comox, Powell River, Port McNeil, Quadra Island and Cortes Island were in attendance.  

This is an edited transcript of her speech, and a couple of excerpts from the subsequent remarks made by local Green Party candidate Jessica Wegg.

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Elizabeth May coming to Campbell River for local Green AGM; Jessica Wegg to run in next election

Elizabeth May, co-Leader of Canada’s Green Party, will be the guest speaker at the North Island-Powell River riding AGM in Campbell River this Saturday, May 6, 2023.

This is the first riding in Canada to announce its candidate for the next Federal election. Jessica Wegg (JW) was also the Green candidate for this riding in the 2021 election.    

Cortes Currents asked her, “Is this meeting open to the public?” 

JW: “Yes, it’s open to the public. If you want to vote on anything, you have to be a member of the Greens, but you can join today, or tomorrow. If you’re not a member,  you can still come.” 

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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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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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Election 2021: Conservative candidate refuses to sign Wet’suwet’en group’s pledge as it may contravene Elections Act

Terrace Standard, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Claire Rattée, the Conservative candidate for Skeena–Bulkley Valley said she will not be signing an online pledge put forth by a Wet’suwet’en Gidimt’en clan asking candidates to commit to not provide federal funding for LNG Canada and Coastal GasLink projects in Northern B.C. 

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