Sunday, October 25, 2015

Whale watch vessel sunk

Story on Global and CBC

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Gord Johns Victorious !

http://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/ndp-s-gord-johns-defeats-longtime-tory-mp-john-duncan-1.2089962

Voting Results for the electoral district ofCourtenay—Alberni
PartyCandidateVotes
Marxist-LeninistBarbara Biley137
ConservativeJohn Duncan19,631
NDP-New Democratic PartyGord Johns26,595
LiberalCarrie Powell-Davidson15,166
Green PartyGlenn Sollitt8,190
Total number of valid votes: 69,719
Polls Reporting:272 of 272 (100 %)
Voter Turnout:69,719 of 90,998 registered electors (76.62 %) -- does not include electors who registered on election day.
Population:110,391
Number of electors on list:90,998

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Monday, October 12, 2015

Latest Local Polling Numbers -A Tight Race

NDP 35.7 %
CPC 34.3 %
LPC  16.7%
GPC  13 %

   Federal Countrywide Odds :

  • 50%chance that the Conservatives get the most seats
  • 0.3%chance that the NDP gets the most seats
  • 51%chance that the Liberals get the most seats
  • 17%chance that the Green party gets more than one seat
  • 2%chance that all three parties win 100 seats or more
  • 2%chance that any party gets a majority

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Friday, October 9, 2015

Latest Mainstreet Federal Po

October 9, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – A new national Mainstreet/Postmedia poll finds the Conservatives and Liberals in a close race for first as the Liberals surge in Ontario. The Mainstreet/Postmedia poll has a margin of error of 1.31%, 19 times out of 20.
Among Leaning & Decided Voters the Conservatives lead the Liberals by 1% – a statistical tie, 36% to 35% with the NDP well back at 20%.
“The Liberals have surged in Ontario while the NDP have been slipping – noticeably so in Québec where we now have them in third, behind both the Liberals and Conservatives though this is within the margin of error,” said Quito Maggi, President of Mainstreet Research.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Conservative Speaks Out On Indigenous Women

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/conservative-mp-says-lack-of-a-job-cause-of-missing-and-murdered-indigenous-women-1.3263597

Tofino School Gym Update

The Tofino school gym is run by the Wickaninnish Community School Society between 2:30 and 8:00 pm for four days a week.The focus is on youth and family use.
Any user groups wanting to use the gym after 8:00pm or on weekends should contact the school principal and School District 70.

   

Harper Halts Refugee Process

http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/syrian-refugee-crisis-stephen-harper-pmo-audit-1.3262902

The Prime Minister’s Office directed Canadian immigration officials to stop processing one of the most vulnerable classes of Syrian refugees this spring and declared that all UN-referred refugees would require approval from the Prime Minister, a decision that halted a critical aspect of Canada’s response to a global crisis.

NDP Trails In Latest Poll

The Liberals narrowly hold the edge in the CBC Poll Tracker, with 32.9 per cent support against 32.4 per cent for the Conservatives. The New Democrats stand at 24.3 per cent, with the Greens at 4.8 per cent support and the Bloc Québécois at 19.3 per cent in Quebec.
Locally Gord Johns continues to have a slim lead with 38.2 % support.John Duncan has 33.3 % .
Liberals are at 16.4 %and Greens at 12.6 %.