4 Leslie Campbell | LEVELLING THE PLAYING FIELD
In seeking a fairer election process, for starters, follow the money.
10 Andrew Weaver | ON EMISSIONS, LNG, AND A NEW VISION FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
The shift to reducing emission intensity from absolute reductions is an illusion of action. What’s needed is a shift
in direction to develop clean tech industries.
12 David Broadland | END-OF-TERM REPORT CARD
Key votes at City Hall raise questions about the judgment of some councillors seeking re-election.
14 Judith Lavoie | STEPHEN ANDREW: NO POLITICAL BAGGAGE
Journalist Stephen Andrew’s candidacy was catalyzed by Mayor Fortin’s lack of answers about the Johnson Street Bridge.
16 Katherine Gordon | LISA HELPS: WELCOMING YOUR IDEAS TO CITY HALL
Helps wants the public more directly and meaningfully consulted before decisions are made by City Hall.
18 Judith Lavoie | IDA CHONG: READY TO TAKE CHARGE
An energetic downtown and fiscal restraint are among Ida Chong’s priorities.
20 David Broadland | RICHARD ATWELL: CRITICAL THINKING ON COMMUNITY ISSUES
Mayoral candidate would provide stronger leadership and open up Saanich and the CRD to greater public involvement.
24 Aaren Madden | AS SHE SEES IT
Artist Blythe Scott makes the familiar new again with personal impressions of place.
38 Monica Prendergast | ON THE ART OF WATCHING
Three productions in November illustrate how theatre helps us grow.
40 Amy Reiswig | REFLECTIONS OF CANADA AND DEMOCRACY
Elizabeth May’s new book is a call to take back Canada.
42 Gene Miller | VOTE FOR MAYOR SQUISHY
Who the hell thought up Ida Chong? And other insider tips...
46 Trudy Duivenvoorden Mitic | CREATING RESILIENCE
The surest ways to safeguard our neighbourhoods.
Edited by admin