BC NDP Candidate – Patti MacAhonic

Patti MacAhonic stopped by the school today to present the BC NDP platform to our students. Below is a video of the presentation along with 10 facts on why students should vote NDP on student Vote day, May 13th.

 

 

 

1. Increase funding for schools – teachers, support staff and technology
2. No to oil ports on the BC Coast
3. Create resources and specific funding for anti-bullying campaigns
4. Put more money into trades and apprenticeship programs
5. Reduce poverty – more affordable daycare, increase taxes for higher earners over 150 000 per year
6. Increase carbon tax and use that money to invest in alternatie forms of energy
7.  Preserve First Nations languages
8. Create new farming programs and open up new land for food production
9. Chilliwack needs safe water and is willing to talk further if elected
10. Against waste to energy incinerator – they would support it however the Fraser Valley Regional District said it would be okay and met all necessary standards

BC Liberal Party Candidate – John Martin

John Martin stopped by the school today to present the BC Liberal Party platform to our students. Below is a video of the presentation along with 9 facts on why students should vote for the Liberal on student vote day, May 13th.

 

 

1. Reduce British Columbia’s debt

2. No to the incinerator

3. Is for the pipeline from Alberta to BC but with safety conditions in place first

4. Wants to see results rather than just pumping extra money into healthcare

5. Slowly increase the cost of higher education – college/university

6. Aboriginal communities need to be consulted before before pipeline decisions are finalized

7. Cannot tell residents of BC what to do

8. Pay off debt by selling natural gas to Asia

9. Wants to control government spending