News

New federal Liberal riding

The new Federal Liberal Riding of Vancouver Island North/Comox/Powell River has launched a new team ready for the next election slated for Oct. 15, 2015.

The new executive includes:  President: Janice Cashin, Vice President: Peter Schwarzhoff, Vice President Powell River: Kim Barton-Bridges, Treasurer: Mike Hendren, Secretary: Sandra Harrison, Organization: Hugh Stainsby, Membership: Gaye Doyle, Policy: Vivian Lochridge, Communication: Shannon Myers, Election Readiness: Dove Hendren, Volunteers: Debra Whitehouse.

The addition of the three new ridings that affect the North Island and Powell River: Courtenay/ Alberni, West Vancouver/Sunshine Coast and Vancouver Island North/Comox/Powell River has created confusion in many areas, the most vital one being the complicated changes in boundaries. This wide area, that includes a ferry ride, will be difficult for all parties to negotiate.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Island residents blast cuts to BC Ferries
 
Tour de Rock begins today
 
Human Rights Tribunal rejects smart meter complaint
Miller still surprised he landed with Canucks
 
Reaching worldwide to unravel a Victoria mystery
 
Decorate for charity: Festival of Trees

Community Events, September 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 19 edition online now. Browse the archives.