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Greg Hill Occupy Victoria and We Are Change Victoria

Posted On January 20, 2014By we_are_changeIn Local, Politics

WACV Featured in Victoria News!

Full article available on VicNews.com (http://www.vicnews.com/news/240852131.html) by  Daniel Palmer – Victoria News posted Jan 17, 2014 at 10:00 AM Tarps and tents transformed Centennial Square into an Occupy encampment more than two years ago. The leader-less group set up shop in early October 2011 outside Victoria City Hall, with several protests taking place on the legislature grounds and in front of financial institutions. And while the merits and impact of Occupy continue to be debated, the News caught up with some of Victoria’s key organizers to get their reflections onRead More
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Introduction: In Part I of this series we explored the David Suzuki Foundation’s involvement with Idle No More and how they neglected to disclose their stakeholder status in their letters to Prime Minister Stephen Harper. In Part II, we looked into the background of INM’s webmaster and his connections to a global “revolution industry” that helped bring activist violence back in vogue. In this instalment we’re going to kick things up a notch and start following the money. It’s a fascinating journey that will introduce many characters familiar to readersRead More
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Posted On January 6, 2014By we_are_changeIn Events, Local, Politics

Urgent! Harper is Island bound Tuesday the 7th!

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is going to be on Vancouver Island tomorrow Tuesday, Jan.7th, 2014, for an event hosted at Brentwood College (in Mill Bay). See Facebook event for more updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/645910825447307 Location: Brentwood College School Address: 2735 Mount Baker Road, Shawnigan Lake Time: 12:00pm (Be early) The extremely elusive Harper rarely shows itself in these parts. We’re very lucky to have this opportunity to see it up close. The monster who is known for its pillaging of civil liberties, war mongering, treasonous Trans-Pacific Partnership, build-up of private prisons, G20Read More
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Posted On April 28, 2013By we_are_changeIn Local, Politics

The Steffler Throw Down

Hello Champions, Our regular weekly meeting tonight starts at 7:00pm and we have two (2) special guests joining us. Hope to see you there! One of our guests is a world famous environmentalist and climatologist. The other guest is the Independent Candidate for Esquimalt-Royal Roads, Mr. Josh Steffler. Josh Steffler’s Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/JoshStefflerForIndependentMla Check out some of the recent video footage of Mr. Steffler:Read More
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On Thursday, April 11th, at the University of Victoria, several unnamed assailants disguised as journalists broke into the NDP Rally for Change and interrogated four unsuspecting Members of the Legislative Assembly. ;-P  Okay, maybe it didn’t go down just like that, but I get a snicker out of watching these ‘representatives’ squirm a bit. A few familiar faces from We Are Change Victoria took it upon themselves to create the opportunity for four MLAs to get some “tv” time. The dash for the camera and well-timed photo-op was too irresistibleRead More
End Statism in Victoria

Posted On April 2, 2013By we_are_changeIn Local, Politics

Cheaters Guide to Victoria Politics and Elections

Hello, I suspect that most people have little idea about who our ‘official government representatives’ are; let this be your guide. What is an Electoral District? (click link). Do I live in more than one electoral district? Yes, we have different district maps for each level of government including local, provincial and federal. CRD Board of Directors (City Councilors and Mayors): Find the contact information for the CRD Board of Direcotors: https://www.crd.bc.ca/about/who-we-are/board-of-directors Find your local Municipality in the CRD: https://www.crd.bc.ca/about/what-is-crd These links will take you to the municipality’s own website: Central Saanich | Colwood | Esquimalt | Highlands | Langford | Metchosin | North Saanich | Oak Bay |Saanich | Sidney | Sooke | Victoria | View Royal MLAs:Read More