Tag Archives: North Island-Powell River

Shelley Downey running for Conservatives again

Long term Port McNeill City Coun. Shelley Downey will once again be the Conservative candidate in North Island-Powell River during the next federal election.

In response to Cortes Currents query about running again, Downey replied, “I will be representing the Conservative Party of Canada when the next election is called.”

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Wegg named Green Party candidate for North Island-Powell River

Human rights lawyer and climate activist Jessica Wegg will be the Green Party candidate for North Island-Powell River during the next federal election. 

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Bringing everyone to the table; the new Liberal Chair for our riding

The Liberals placed third in North Island- Powell River during the 2015 election. In 2019: they sank to fourth – just behind the Green party. While this is challenging, Michael Ballard, the new Chair of this riding’s Liberal Electoral District Association, has a larger vision. He says the keys to moving forward as a society, is bringing everyone to the table. 

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Budget 2021: Funding for salmon farms

It has been a year since the The Campbell River Business Recovery Task Force described fish farms as one of the city’s three key first dollar industries. Mayor Andy Adams said they are Campbell River’s largest economic driver. This is also a sector being phased out over the course of the next year. In the last of a series about the 2021 Federal Budget, North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney talks about funding for salmon farms

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