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For the coast

For the coast

I grew up fishing with my dad in our boat on the Saanich Inlet. Those experiences inspired my work in the legislature on wild salmon policy and over the next four years that work will definitely continue! The BC Green Caucus got wild salmon on the agenda during the last Parliament and what followed was a $142 million investment from both the...

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A governance solution for the Salish Sea

A governance solution for the Salish Sea

There are many issues in the Southern Gulf Islands that deeply trouble me. There are two that I will focus on in this post. Each took me time to investigate and understand the multi-jurisdiction complexity frustrating action. ISSUE #1: Anchorages in the Salish Sea For decades the waters surrounding the Southern Gulf Islands have provided...

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Eric Diller endorses Adam Olsen

Eric Diller endorses Adam Olsen

I am endorsing Adam Olsen of the Green Party because of his dedication to local environmental interests. The creation of Saanich Peninsula Environment Coalition is a testament to that. His support of peninsula businesses is also very helpful. In addition, is his support of the E&N railway is of great importance to Vancouver Island businesses and...

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Dr. Juliana Losier endorses Adam Olsen

Dr. Juliana Losier endorses Adam Olsen

The consequences of the climate crisis are a physical and mental health emergency. This crisis is affecting everyone - our friends, family, global citizens.The BC Greens are the only party that understands this issue to the core and takes continuous action to protect our present and future. There is no Plan or Planet B. If we remain silent about...

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David Suzuki endorses Adam Olsen

David Suzuki endorses Adam Olsen

Our species has become so numerous, technologically empowered and driven by consumption that we undermine the life support systems of the planet- the air, water, soil, sunlight and biodiversity. The cause of our destructiveness is the way we see the world which in turn determines the way we act.Today we place ourselves at the centre with...

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Elizabeth May, MP endorses Adam Olsen

Elizabeth May, MP endorses Adam Olsen

Hi, Elizabeth May here. You wouldn't believe I'm actually on Parliament Hill, we have trees and I want to send a shout out to the best MLA I have ever had, and I'm 66, so that is a lot of years of remembering MLA's. Adam Olsen is extraordinary, he's hard working, thoroughly ethical, actually he's inspiring, and as your MP I love having such a...

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Patricia Pearson endorses Adam Olsen

Patricia Pearson endorses Adam Olsen

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWeH5Vd3tEQ[/embedyt] Hi there, I'm Patricia Pearson, Councillor in North Saanich and co-owner of Hansell and Halkett Vintage Home Decor in Sidney, with just a week left to the provincial election I'm here to tell you why I'm supporting Adam Olsen of the Green Party for Saanich North and the Gulf Islands....

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Dr. Michael Byers endorses Adam Olsen

Dr. Michael Byers endorses Adam Olsen

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jk38vPPCxmg[/embedyt] Salt Spring Island and University of British Columbia political science professor Michael Byers endorses Adam Olsen for re-election as the Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) in Saanich North and the Islands. [Transcript] Hello my name is Michael Byers, I'm a long time resident...

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Dr. Deb Morrison endorses Adam Olsen

Dr. Deb Morrison endorses Adam Olsen

Adam has proven to be an exceptional collaborator in navigating the complex layers of governmental jurisdictions within the Gulf Islands to find ecosystem-based solutions to our changing climate and collaborative arrangements to foster reconciliation efforts. I will be voting for Adam to ensure his voice and perspectives remain central in the...

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Deborah Goldman endorses Adam Olsen

Deborah Goldman endorses Adam Olsen

I am very happy to have Adam represent me and the Southern Gulf Islands in the provincial legislature. Adam has a firm knowledge of the issues of concern to residents and conscientiously maintains contact with us to remain current and to provide us with updates on governmental activities. He has been a consistent support during the chaos of the...

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Candidate Forum hosted by Salt Spring Forum

Candidate Forum hosted by Salt Spring Forum

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPLKYbnkRRE[/embedyt] The three candidates in Saanich North and the Islands got together online for our first full candidate forum was hosted by the Salt Spring Forum. The Salt Spring Forum "brings diverse perspectives on important issues to a community known for its civic engagement and openness to new...

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Chief Don Tom endorses Adam Olsen

Chief Don Tom endorses Adam Olsen

I am proud to witness Adam represent Saanich North and the Islands in the Legislature. He stood with the WSANEC people to say NO! to LNG in the Saanich Inlet. I know Adam will continue to be on the right side of history. Adam is my only choice for Saanich North and the Islands!   Chief Don Tom Tsartlip Nation [siteorigin_widget...

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Lorna Crozier endorses Adam Olsen

Lorna Crozier endorses Adam Olsen

I am a proud resident of Adam Olsen’s constituency.He is smart, tough, and caring, and if anyone can help me figure out what I can do to move forward in my relationships with Indigenous people, it is Adam.He knows the Saanich peninsula in his bones and he will do the right thing for the land, the ocean, and the people who live and work...

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Bob Peart endorses Adam Olsen

Bob Peart endorses Adam Olsen

I am honoured to endorse Adam Olsen, BC Green incumbent candidate for the Saanich North and the Islands riding for the upcoming Provincial election October 24th.Since meeting Adam, a number of years ago, I have been impressed by his interest and belief in community. Adam has served our community well in the B.C. Legislature speaking up on such...

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Jane Sterk endorses Adam Olsen

Jane Sterk endorses Adam Olsen

I was leader of the BC Green Party from 2007 to 2013. I was delighted when Adam took over as Interim Leader after my departure. He brought tremendous positive energy to the party and created the groundwork to strengthen the party and set the stage for his (and Sonia’s) win in 2017.Adam has been an amazing MLA. He approaches his constituents with...

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Logan McMenamie endorses Adam Olsen

Logan McMenamie endorses Adam Olsen

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYJZdFEc2u4[/embedyt] My name is Logan McMenamie, and I am very pleased to be able to endorse Adam Olsen as the MLA for Saanich North and the Islands. Adam has served us well in the legislature and served all of British Columbia well over these last number of years. I respect Adam's way of building...

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Mavis Underwood endorses Adam Olsen

Mavis Underwood endorses Adam Olsen

I want to express my support for the re-election of Adam Olsen.I know he is someone I can count on to serve with energy and commitment. His values are strong and emphasized in his honouring of family, community and history. He demonstrates the importance of identity and sense of belonging and how that is a solid foundation in times of stress and...

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Olsen debates climate policy with Heyman and Milobar

Olsen debates climate policy with Heyman and Milobar

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYZwZKM1LA4[/embedyt] On Thursday October 8, 2020, I joined BC NDP Environment Minister George Heyman and BC Liberal environment critic (former) Peter Milobar to debate climate policy. The description below is quoted from the Pembina Institute website. If you would like a summary of the 60-minute forum...

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Earl Claxton Jr. endorses Adam Olsen

Earl Claxton Jr. endorses Adam Olsen

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAsqrU4qPrU[/embedyt] Good morning. ÍY C̸EĆIL in SENĆOŦEN. I would just like to say that I support Adam Olsen running for the, in the provincial election. And I have to say that I didn't know Adam earlier in his life, when he was living here at Tsartlip reserve, or First Nation, and I learned of him when...

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Mike Davis endorses Adam Olsen

Mike Davis endorses Adam Olsen

I endorse Adam Olsen because I trust him to do his best to defend the environment and all species that inhabit our world.Mike DavisLong time friendSidney, BC [siteorigin_widget class="Jetpack_Subscriptions_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget]

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Susan Simosko endorses Adam Olsen

Susan Simosko endorses Adam Olsen

As a long-time Sidney business owner and the immediate past president of the Sidney Business Improvement Area Society, I am continually impressed with Adam’s commitment to our community and his dedication to making sure things get done!He is a true steward, not just of our environment, but of the needs and interests of the people who live, work...

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Hunter Lastiwka endorses Adam Olsen

Hunter Lastiwka endorses Adam Olsen

Adam Olsen has proven to be one of the strongest leaders for Saanich North and the Islands ever. This is due to the genuine connection he develops with all residents. Beginning when I was only 15 years old, Adam has included my opinion in conversations that affect our riding and province.He has consistently proven to me that every voice does...

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Chief Tanya Jimmy endorses Adam Olsen

Chief Tanya Jimmy endorses Adam Olsen

I am a proud WSANEC woman from Tseycum First Nation. I am pleased to endorse Adam Olsen, my WSANEC relative from Tsartlip, in his bid to be re-elected as the MLA for Saanich North and the Islands.Adam has worked hard for this place and I know he will continue to work hard. Please remember to vote on October 24th and let’s re-elect Adam...

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Mark Aston endorses Adam Olsen

Mark Aston endorses Adam Olsen

I first met Adam several years ago at the Salt Spring Film Festival, where we shared a table at lunch. This was before Adam first ran as an MLA for the BC Green Party. At the time he seemed to me to be a person of integrity who not only had interesting ideas on how to solve some of society’s problems and challenges, but also someone who actively...

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Briony Penn endorses Adam Olsen

Briony Penn endorses Adam Olsen

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oE8Fi8FShBo[/embedyt] My name is Briony Penn, I'm a writer and a community organizer and I am voting for Adam Olsen again, as an MLA for Saanich and the Gulf Islands because he is so accessible and you can take any issue to Adam from local issues to reconciliation to climate change and he'll give you an...

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Meredith Boyd endorses Adam Olsen

Meredith Boyd endorses Adam Olsen

Adam is very passionate about the Salish Sea. He has a deep connection and cares deeply about the place where we live and the people who live here.I really appreciate his work on the UNDRIP Act, because it is a critical issue right now and I feel he has taken the action and initiative needed to make something as big as this Act happen.It is also...

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