North Island-Powell River candidates Q&A

Candidates reflect on issues like fish farms, housing affordability and more

In an effort to inform the North Island-Powell River riding constituents, we have supplied all candidates with a series of questions. Each week, we published their answers to questions pertinent to this riding.

Meet the candidates

In this article, the five North Island-Powell River candidates have been given the opportunity to introduce themselves to the riding.

Marine traffic and ocean protection

How do you envision your party’s role in dealing with increased marine traffic along B.C.’s coast, particularly with regards to oil and gas industry shipping routes?

Fish farms

What is your position on the impact of salmon farms on the B.C. coast and how Fisheries and Oceans Canada is managing that impact?

Housing affordability

Housing prices on Vancouver Island continue to rise, pricing some people out of the market and creating challenges in tourism areas that are in need worker housing. What is your party’s plan to address affordable housing in the North Island-Powell River?

Other issues of importance

Other than the topics already discussed, what do you feel is the most important issue in your constituency?