The Federal Election is upon us and Howe Sound has been on people’s minds. Candidate’s and their party’s positions on Woodfibre LNG and the future vision for Howe Sound have been raised during All Candidate meetings and by the media.
The Member of Parliament representing this region has the opportunity to advocate within the following areas of government: (sample list)
Fisheries and Oceans – i.e. docks, species at risk, management of commercial and recreational fish, fish habitat, derelict vessels.
Environment – air quality, the environmental assessment process, water quality, greenhouse gas emissions, weather analysis, wildlife management
Transportation – shipping, marine traffic, vessel management, rail, safety and emergency response
Parks – National parks including marine protected areas.
Aboriginal Affairs – relationship between Squamish Nation and land use.
Natural Resources – Exploration and development of natural resources of national interest.
Local infrastructure – grants for community improvement projects
Health – water and air quality standards
We encourage people to take the time to know their candidates for the West Vancouver, …