Green candidate came, he saw, he tweeted

From jobs to health care, Comox Valley Green Party candidate Chris Aikman joined the Comox Valley Record for a half-hour LiveTweet session.

From jobs to health care and everything in between, Comox Valley Green Party candidate Chris Aikman joined the Comox Valley Record on Friday for a half-hour LiveTweet session.

Here are some of the Q&As from the Twitter chat — to see the entire conversation, search @CVRecord on Twitter or #AskAikman.

Q: Raven coal mine. @ChrisAikman2 – your perspective on the project?

A: @ChrisAikman2 : We can’t do all the fossil fuel projects proposed without destroying Earth. Need moratorium first, better processes later.

Q: Can you explain what a community-based economy is?

A:  @ChrisAikman2 :Test: are those most affect actively involved in all stages of decision-making. Otherwise, the process won’t likely succeed.

Q: Baynes Sound as a Public Recreational Refuge to preserve its waters as a premier & permanent natural recreation site. Any ideas?

A: @ChrisAikman2 That would be an excellent approach. But it must be available for shellfishery also.

Q: Gas Tax – would the Green perspective to change it, lower, raise?

A: @ChrisAikman2 Might increase or decrease but must be broadened – eventually applied at point of extraction not retail.

Q: What do you think is the biggest challenge in the #comox Valley?

A: @ChrisAikman2 We need new infrastructure. New hospital is good! Safer water supply, more green energy!

 

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