Give Green Party a chance

She’s right to be feeling scared and hopeless and depressed

Give Green Party a chance

Although I think Alistair MacGregor has done a fine job as our MP, I haven’t been able to make up my mind as to how I should vote this time around.

To me, it’s crucial that the government we elect is one that puts the future of my kid, and your kids, first and foremost because they’re the generation that is burdened with the mess their parents and grandparents are still making. So the other day I called my 26-year-old daughter and asked her who she wants me to vote for. She said the Green Party, because she trusts Elizabeth May to do what needs to be done. Like countless millions of young people around the world, my daughter looks into the future and is terrified by what she sees. She’s right to be feeling scared and hopeless and depressed because the state of the planet is getting worse every single second and meanwhile, her elders, who should know better, keep electing governments that seem to think financial prosperity is their (and our) only agenda. I want my daughter, and your daughters, and your sons, and your grandchildren, to wake up every morning feeling hopeful, and ready to work hard to save this beautiful planet we share. Let’s give the Green Party a chance this time around — because goodness knows they might well be our ONLY chance.

T.E. Taylor

Duncan

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Land purchase brings early treaty benefit to Halalt First Nation

Ownership taken of Crofton Corners and Chemainus River Storage

RCMP remind drivers of school zone safety as classes resume

Keep your foot off the gas or police might get their hands… Continue reading

Centennial Hall upgrade, parking lot paving among postponed capital projects in Lake Cowichan

Council lowers tax increase for the year due to COVID-19 crisis

Mill Bay students petition for formal graduation

“We have a few realistic ideas in mind that could provide a safe and healthy grad celebration”

800 meals donated for Cowichan frontline workers

They were at Cowichan District Hospital on May 25 handing out prepared meals to grateful workers

Only four new COVID-19 cases, 228 active across B.C.

Health officials watching as activities ramp up

List of cancelled Cowichan Valley community events

An ongoing list of events that have been cancelled in the Cowichan Valley due to COVID-19

Feds looking at ways to reunite families amid COVID-19 border restrictions with U.S.

Some families with members of dual-citizenship have become separated due to the pandemic

B.C. aquaculture farm’s employees sweat it out to raise funds for food banks

For every five minutes of exercise recorded, Cermaq Canada is donating a dollar to local food banks in communities they operate

Condition in kids with possible COVID-19 link being studied in Canada

This month, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an alert to doctors about MIS-C

‘I knew what he wanted’: Kootenay man spends hours in tree as black bear patrols below

Francis Levasseur is no stranger to the outdoors, but a recent run-in with a bear caused quite a scare

COVID cancelled their wedding plans, so they married on a BC mountaintop

Ceremony was live streamed to friends and family around the world

Stepdad able to walk bride down the aisle days before he passes away

Ceremony held amidst pandemic in order to fulfill bride’s wish to have stepdad give her away

Trudeau acknowledges racial unrest in U.S.; ‘We also have work to do in Canada’

‘Anti-black racism, racism, is real; it’s in the United States, but it’s also in Canada,’ Trudeau says

Most Read