NDP candidate Rachel Blaney said she is honoured to represent North Island-Powell River for a third term.
“I’m just incredibly grateful for the opportunity to continue this work that I really love,” she said.
Continue reading Rachel Blaney on her re-election and the NDP
Though they believe vaccine passports violate Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms, anti-vaxers will find this very difficult to prove in court, a lawyer with UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law says.
The key question in this debate is whether vaccine passports are mandated or an option.
Continue reading The COVID vaccine passport and Charter rights
CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Twenty activists from Campbell River, Quadra Island and Comox turned out for “Canada is still on Fire – 350.org day of Action” in Campbell River on Wednesday Sept. 8.
Continue reading Election 2021: Activists gather for climate change event in Campbell River
This week features current M.P. Rachel Blaney of the NDP. (Last week was with the Green Party candidate, available on folku.ca/podcasts) Invites out to the other candidates and awaiting response.
Continue reading Real Talk with the Candidates on Folk U: Rachel Blaney
National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Incumbent NDP candidate Rachel Blaney wants to continue to hold the government accountable and secure what her constituents and Canadians need to navigate tremendous challenges such as climate change and COVID-19 recovery.
Continue reading Election 2021: NDP best bet to get stuff done in Ottawa, says North Island candidate Rachel Blaney