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“I am a Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong, or free to choose those who shall govern my country. This heritage of freedom I pledge to uphold for myself and all mankind.” ~~ John G. Diefenbaker

BC GREEN PARTY – Were you able to catch the debate? Don’t worry, it’s not too late to check it out

Were you able to catch the debate? Don’t worry, it’s not too late to check it out. You can see the entire debate by clicking either of the links below:

Our three candidates covered a wide range of topics from Indigenous relations, to COVID-19 relief measures, to youth engagement, and gave the viewers an idea of what the BC Greens could do under their leadership.

Thank you to our community advocate groups who submitted questions to our candidates: Jill Tipping, the President and CEO of BC Tech; Veronica Martisius with BC Civil Liberties Association; and Scott Bernstein, Director of Policy with Canadian Drug Policy Coalition. These questions allowed for a diverse conversation and expansion on some very important issues.

I’d also like to thank Global News Reporter/Anchor Neetu Garcha for doing a fantastic job moderating the debate.

I really enjoyed listening to questions from people all across BC; it made me excited for the future of the BC Greens and this entire province to have leadership that truly represents everyone who calls BC home. 

Thank you to everyone who submitted questions for our candidates to address during the debate. We received over 500 submissions! Although it wasn’t possible to cover them all, we were able to address some of the common themes throughout the questions.

And finally, a reminder ... tomorrow, Sep 2nd at 11:59 PM is the last day to register to vote in the leadership contest. 

Members are automatically registered to vote in the contest. So, if you are already a member, you’re all set. 

Don’t miss out on your chance to have a say in choosing the next leader of the BC Greens.

Thanks so much for checking out the debate and participating in the Leadership 2020 contest. I can’t wait to vote with all of you starting Sep. 5th at 1:00 PM until Sep 13th at 11:59 PM.


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