Comox Valley Council of Canadians December 2017 e-newsletter
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In the Chapter's November newsletter:
The Community Action Award Recipient - Project Watershed
Project Watershed host Kus-kus-sum Public Info Night
Link Arms With Us - Fish Farms Out
Chapter Launches YouTube Channel

Pledge to Make Every Vote Count in BC
Fair Vote Facebook links
Ruth Masters Celebration of Life
Tide Change
Upcoming Events
Annual General Meeting

The Community Action Award Recipient


Chapter Member Linda Safford presents the 2017 Community Action Award to Paul Horgen, Chairperson of  Project Watershed.

Bio-remediation to protect Baynes Sound, salmon studies and enhancement on the Puntledge River, eel grass restoration, salt-marsh construction, and the lagoon breech at the Airpark are a few of the many initiatives Project Watershed has spearheaded over the past 24 years.

Their current undertaking, Kus-kus-sum, is one of the largest, most high-profile initiatives in local conservation history. It is a partnership with the K’omoks First Nation and the City of Courtenay to “unpave paradise” and restore the former Fields sawmill site on the Courtenay River to estuary salt-marsh and riverside forest. The name Kus-kus-sum honours an early First Nations village in that area. See website for details. 
Project Watershed Hosts Public Info Night
Thursday, Nov. 30, 7pm at the Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College, Project Watershed will host a public forum - Unpave Paradise: The Past, Present and Future of Kus-kus-sum.
To register for this event click here. For more on the evening see editorial.
Link Arms With Us - Fish Farms Out
Support the Observers! 

In response to the successful evening and screening of Salmon Confidential, you can visit the Chapter's website for ways to take action in support of the observers.

Sign the petition! Support the removal of open-net fish farms from the Broughton Archipelago. 

Write letters - see Chapter's website for details and writing points.
The Chapter has launched a YouTube Channel!
Link Arms With Us is the inspiring video documenting Council of Canadians supporters making the journey to the Broughton Archipelago, to stand in solidarity with First Nation observers.

“For me it was one of the most powerful actions I have participated in, in my many years of activism,” says Dawn Christian, Circulation Manager for Watershed Sentinel.

Click here to view Link Arms With Us. Visit the Chapter website for more details.
                            Pledge to make every vote count in BC!    
Sign the pledge to make every vote count:
Proportional systems can deliver stronger REGIONAL & LOCAL representation!

Help spread the word and open the dialogue on PR - join the LOCAL Fair Vote Team - Comox Valley. Contact Barb Berger via email for further information.  

In the fall of 2018 British Columbians will vote in a referendum on Proportional Representation.

This is our chance to make every vote count!

FOLLOW FAIR VOTE NEWS: Stay current with issues, comments and updates on Proportional Representation with Fair Vote Facebook:

Fair Vote Canada
Fair Vote Canada - BC
Fair Vote - Comox Valley
Ruth Masters, May 7, 1920 – November 7, 2017

Celebration of Life - Sunday, December 10

1:00 - 4.30 pm      Doors open 12:30
Florence Filberg Centre - 411 Anderton Ave., Downtown Courtenay

The Passing of a Vancouver Island Icon - Judy Hagen

Special to the Record
The Tidechange website is designed to serve the people of the Comox Valley by regularly delivering current, relevant, hyper-local content.

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upcoming events
Nov. 30 - 7pm NIC - Project Watershed Kus-kus-sum info night
Dec. 3 - Annual Estuary Carol Walk
Dec. 5 - 7pm NIC - World Community film screening

Dec. 10 - 1 - 4:30 pm - Ruth Masters' Celebration of Life
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