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Answers to the Green Forum questions - May 9, 2013

Land Use Planning

Land Use Planning can make an important contribution to effective use of resources and to ensuring watersheds are protected and fish habitat is maintained and restored. We need a land and resource management plan.  It would help all parties to know where they stand and create the basis of a trust based relationship.  I am prepared to work with all parties to move us forward.

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Answers to the Green Forum questions - May 9, 2013

To Jason Hertz and The SCCA

Thank you for your invitation to take part in the SCCA Environmental Issues Forum 2013.  As requested, I have laid out my responses to your ‘Questions for Candidates’ as follows:

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The SCCA is sponsoring an Environmental IssuesForum at Greencourt Hall (5583 Ocean Ave.) in Sechelt on Thursday, May 9th at 7:30 pm. Please come out to hear the candidates speak about issues relevant to Sunshine Coasters in this lead-up to the provincial election.

Advance questions for candidates have been prepared on three topics: Land Use Planning, Drinking Water Protection and Restoration of the Salmon Fishery. Following these questions, there will be opportunity for questions from the audience.

Written responses from the candidates:

 

Answers to the Green Forum questions - May 9, 2013

1. A high level plan is essential to the Sunshine Coast. Without some meaningful dialogue and land use agreements, we will continue to cycle through the pattern of proposal and protest.  I have worked hard in conjunction with the public to get this issue on the government's agenda.  I have continued to work hard to get it on the NDP platform, and am pleased that there is a commitment to such processes.

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Happy Earth Day!

the SCCA published some photos on the back page of the spring 2013 newsletter. Titled "Where in Our World", the images were included to challenge readers to identify the locations.

Here are the answers:

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