Patricia Pearson endorses Adam Olsen

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. I’m supporting Adam because of …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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Philbrook family endorses Adam Olsen

For our family, Adam Olsen is a candidate that makes sense. If you have a chance to meet Adam, you will feel his sincerity as someone that actually listens to understand and not just say what he thinks you want to hear.You will recognize his dedication to the issues our community faces. And you will …

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Participation in the Special Committee on Reforming the Police Act

I am honoured to be named to the Special Committee on Reforming the Police Act. Our society is grappling with deeply entrenched systemic racism throughout our institutions. The critical work of this committee has been needed for a long time. I’m thankful that the terms of reference of the committee extends beyond just the Police …

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Check these Text Map Tees out!

My friend Lucas Copplestone owns a screenprinting operation. A few days ago he let me know that he had created a new line of printed t-shirts featuring local place names. He has branded them “Text Map Tees” and is selling them online at http://textmaptees.com. The initiative was in part a response to the call from …

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Focus on child care

As a father of two children in elementary and middle school, childcare has been a constant concern for our family over the last decade. Like many of my peers, balancing the demands of work and family is difficult and requires many sacrifices. In addition to increasing cost of living – housing, food, transportation, clothing, hydro …

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Investing in communities on the Saanich Peninsula

On Tuesday morning, I attended a breakfast event hosted by the Saanich Peninsula Community Foundation. I have watched their work over the past couple of years as the dedicated volunteer Board have been working to grow the foundation for the benefit of the Saanich Peninsula communities. Aligned with Giving Tuesday, following the growing “consumer day” …

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