Cowichan Valley (seen in the middle of the chart from Civix, was only one of the ridings where students chose Green candidates. (Submitted)

Cowichan Valley students also ‘vote’ Green

In mock votes carried out at a variety of schools, Valley students picked Sonia Furstenau

The BC Student mock vote carried out in a variety of Cowichan Valley schools showed that kids are up on politics here.

As the result of 2,509 votes cast at mock polls at Chemainus Secondary, St. Joseph’s Elementary School, École Cobble Hill, Bench Elementary, Drinkwater Elementary, Alex Aitken Elementary, Island Oak High School, École Mount Prevost, Queen Margaret’s School, Sunrise Waldorf School, Cowichan Valley Open Learning Co-operative, Queen of Angels School, Cowichan Valley Open Learning Co-operative on James Street, Duncan Christian School, Lake Cowichan School, Frances Kelsey Secondary School, Brentwood College School, George Bonner Elementary, Discovery Elementary and Shawnigan Lake School came in to, it was clear.

It was time to take the Cowichan Valley seat for the BC Greens’ Sonia Furstenau.

Across the province, students called for an NDP majority government with 60 seats, a Green opposition with 14 seats, plus 12 Liberals and a single independent.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Brentwood jr. girls playing at B.C. hoops championship

Brentwood College School’s junior girls basketball team is making history this week.… Continue reading

Lake Cowichan, Duncan to host Masters Curling Championship

Begining next Tuesday and running until March 8

North Cowichan to seek suggestions from First Nation in renaming street

Section of Humbird Street in Chemainus was to be renamed MacMillan Street

Cowichan’s Mikrogiannakis a finalist for BCHL MVP and top defenceman

Cowichan Valley Capitals defenceman Dimitri Mikrogiannakis is a B.C. Hockey League all-star,… Continue reading

Cowichan Tribes to get $750,000 for erosion projects on Cowichan River

Funding comes from the province’s Community Emergency Preparedness Fund

VIDEO: Reconciliation is dead: Wet’suwet’en supporters vow to keep protesting at B.C. legislature

Supporters say they will continue ongoing action to hold government accountable

VIDEO: Province promotes ‘lifting each other up’ on 13th annual Pink Shirt Day

Students, MLAs, community members gathered at B.C. Parliament Buildings Wednesday

Prepare for new coronavirus like an emergency, health minister advises

About 81,000 people around the world have now become ill with COVID-19

B.C. residents in Wet’suwet’en territory have right to police presence: Public Safety Minister

Nevertheless, Bill Blair said officials remain ‘very anxious’ for the barricades to come down

Winnipeg police investigating graffiti on RCMP and other buildings

Manitoba Justice Minister Cliff Cullen denounced the vandalism

Nanaimo woman to compete in new season of ‘Big Brother Canada’

Carol Rosher, a cancer survivor, is one of 16 houseguests appearing on reality TV show

B.C. seniors’ watchdog calls for better oversight after recent problems at Retirement Concepts care homes

‘There is no financial incentive right now to be a good operator’ - Isobel Mackenzie

Blockade reroutes traffic on Pat Bay Highway

About 80 people from four major Peninsula First Nations blocking major highway

Trucking company fined $175K for Kootenay creek fuel spill

Decision handed down last Friday in Nelson court

Most Read