Civic Issues

  • Powell River Voices has sent the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority a petition with 1184 names of people living in the Powell River area asking for changes to the food service at our local hospital and extended care facilities. The problems with the food served at our local facilities were highlighted in 2016 when Boost was […]

  • Election Backgrounder – Taxes A downloadable PDF is available here: Summary Powell River City Council has provided a tax break for Catalyst and paid for this tax break by shifting taxes to homeowners and small businesses, and maintained a “flat tax”, a tax that charges all homeowners the same regardless of the value of their […]

  • This post by Janet Newbury was originally published in Policy Note on April 2, 2013. Powell River citizens talk forestry: democracy in action With a provincial election just around the corner and municipal elections to follow shortly thereafter for many BC communities, this is a good time for us as citizens to think about how we […]