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North Island-Powell River Green Party members have vetted candidates for the upcoming October federal election
As of 8.20 a.m. Wednesday morning, 34.2 percent of registered voters in British Columbia had returned ballots in the referendum on electoral reform.
Newly-elected Courtenay Mayor Bob Wells has been elected to chair the Comox Valley Regional District board. Arzeena Hamir was elected as vice-chair.
A former Comox Valley resident who now lives in New Zealand, which uses the mixed-member version of proportional representation, answers three common arguments against voting in favor of electoral reform in BC
Chris Hilliar writes about ‘relational voting,’ which he learns is a simple concept – friends talking to friends. And without the individual’s participation democracy unravels.
No wood stove would pass a basic vehicle emissions test, yet the Comox Valley allows them to burn day and night, for weeks and months, with almost no regulation, polluting our air and posing serious public health risks
PR helps young people feel invested in politics Editor’s note: Katie Betanzo was raised in the Comox Valley and New Zealand. She’s a former editor of The Breezeway, the now defunct award-winning student newspaper at G.P. Vanier High School. Betanzo moved to New...
Regional District CAO Russell Dyson says a Human Rights Tribunal settlement agreement entered into by the CVRD and Kabel Atwall includes a clause that Area C Director Edwin Grieve did not make any racist comments
Will British Columbians embrace electoral reform? Comox Valley residents have already started voting in the referendum that ends on Nov. 30. Readers of Decafnation have been sending us their thoughts on electoral reform. Here are three of them ….