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Sarah Miller

Mother, Photographer and Activist

Sarah Miller is a full-time working mom and one of the organizers of the FACE (Families Against Cuts to Education) Nanaimo group. <br> <br> She's passionate about public education, health care, and the environment, which she feels is undermined and underfunded in British Columbia.
Why I Am Voting For The B.C.

Why I Am Voting For The B.C. NDP

This election I am voting NDP because I am tired of fundraising tens of thousands of dollars every year for basic supplies. I am tired of special needs students spending years on wait lists for support they need to fully participate in their education. I am tired of our school board having to decided which service or support they will cut every year. I am tired of attending consultations for school closures that pit communities against each other in fights over which school deserves to stay open.
05/03/2017 11:59 EDT
We Are All Linda, The B.C. Voter Christy Clark Turned Her Back

We Are All Linda, The B.C. Voter Christy Clark Turned Her Back On

I can't say that I was surprised to see your reaction to Linda when she approached you in the grocery store. The fact that you couldn't carry on a two-minute conversation with an average citizen simply because she won't be voting for you is a pretty clear example of how you feel about the majority of citizens in B.C.
05/02/2017 03:45 EDT
B.C. Liberals' Costs Deserve Same Scrutiny Afforded

B.C. Liberals' Costs Deserve Same Scrutiny Afforded NDP

Why are we not questioning the cost (both financially and socially) of our current Liberal government's policies? The cost aspect of a promise or platform is a justified question, but only if you hold every party to the same scrutiny.
04/17/2017 02:52 EDT
B.C. Liberals' Election Ads Don't Represent Province's True

B.C. Liberals' Election Ads Don't Represent Province's True Reality

Well we are a month away from the provincial election here in B.C. which is hard to miss considering the non stop Liberal ads running every day all day on the radio, TV and social media. I don't know about you but I am pretty sick of listening to how great the Liberals are and how B.C. is #1 in everything.
04/12/2017 04:01 EDT
The Problem With Big Money In B.C. Politics,

The Problem With Big Money In B.C. Politics, Explained

Eighty-six per cent of people in B.C. support banning corporate and union donations, with 76 per cent agreeing that the B.C. Liberals are only interested in helping their political donors and big businesses. The majority of us know that people don't just give away hundreds of thousands of dollars without expecting anything in return.
04/03/2017 12:39 EDT
B.C. NDP Is More Than Just Its

B.C. NDP Is More Than Just Its Leader

After all, you can hardly judge a book by it's cover, so why judge an entire party only on it's leader? As luck would have it every NDP MLA talked openly about anything we asked, and they all had issues they were passionate about.
03/27/2017 10:30 EDT
The 10 Biggest Deceptions Of Christy

The 10 Biggest Deceptions Of Christy Clark

As the provincial election is fast approaching it can be hard to keep up with or remember all the deceptions of Christy Clark and the B.C. Liberals. So let's take a look at 10 of the biggest ones.
03/24/2017 11:16 EDT
Clark's Political Donations 'Panel' Just Another Review For Her To

Clark's Political Donations 'Panel' Just Another Review For Her To Ignore

Christy Clark announced recently that IF she is re-elected she will form an "independent panel" to review the current policy in B.C. on political donations and make suggestions on how - or if - they need to change. Please tell me why we should believe that Clark would listen or take action this time?
03/15/2017 11:53 EDT
John Horgan Is B.C. Premier Christy Clark's Polar

John Horgan Is B.C. Premier Christy Clark's Polar Opposite

Listening to John speak and thoughtfully answering questions, you really did get a sense that he is just a regular guy who comes from humble beginnings, who at some point in his life decided that he wanted to make a positive difference. I for one am more then willing to give him that chance.
03/13/2017 03:17 EDT
Nothing Heroic About $25M 'Funding Increase' For Public

Nothing Heroic About $25M 'Funding Increase' For Public Schools

The B.C. Liberals have been cutting funding and supports for public schools. This year alone the government asked school board to find $25 million in "administrative cuts," last year it was $29 million. So this one-time funding announcement is not what I consider to be an addition to funding, but rather a reduction in this year's cuts.
06/03/2016 10:53 EDT
Clark's Donation Leaves More Questions Than

Clark's Donation Leaves More Questions Than Answers

John Horgan didn't hold back while questioning Premier Christy Clark on a rather puzzling $150k donation, that ended up indirectly benefitting her brother. A donation that appears to have no paper trail, policy, or even a record that the request for the donation was ever made.
05/30/2016 02:14 EDT
Dear B.C. NDP, Please Get Your S**t

Dear B.C. NDP, Please Get Your S**t Together

I have seen far too many supporters jump ship lately and the party that we know and love is fading into this mishmash of right and left policies, glazed over by a negative opposition tunnel vision that is getting us nowhere, fast. So please... listen to the people, build a strong platform and be the leaders this province so desperately needs.
04/12/2016 11:07 EDT
B.C. Education Grant Obscures Bigger Underfunding

B.C. Education Grant Obscures Bigger Underfunding Issues

Here in B.C. our students (if they even qualify) will get $1,200. This might get you one year of textbooks, hardly a progressive move by any means. But our government is using this grant to try and gain support, and they are spending public tax money to push these ads on TV, radio, Internet, newspapers and other media.
04/10/2016 07:58 EDT
Who Will Pay If Shawnigan Lake's Drinking Water Is

Who Will Pay If Shawnigan Lake's Drinking Water Is Contaminated?

A province known for its breathtaking mountains, lakes, rivers and scenery should be treasured, valued and protected. Unfortunately under the B.C. Liberals everything seems to have a price tag, and the only thing worth protecting is corporations and profits.
03/21/2016 02:19 EDT
Stop Downplaying The Underfunding Of B.C.

Stop Downplaying The Underfunding Of B.C. Schools

Dear Mike Bernier: If you truly believe there are no funding issues in our public schools, then I assume you think it is the job of parents and PACs to raise upwards of $30,000 a year to supply basic necessities for their children's school. Do you think that giving students in B.C. $1,000 less than the national average will offer them the best opportunities in their education?
02/29/2016 11:13 EST
B.C. Can't Take Another Four Years Of Christy

B.C. Can't Take Another Four Years Of Christy Clark

The people of B.C. are waking up, big time. I'm sure this scares the hell out of Clark, who might finally be coming to the realization that every scandal, misstep or moronic statement can't be fixed with a smiling photo op in a hard hat.
02/09/2016 11:23 EST
9 More Scandals Of Christy Clark, B.C. Liberal

9 More Scandals Of Christy Clark, B.C. Liberal Party

Recently it came to light that Clark and her government officials have a bad habit of triple deleting emails and records that should be protected under the Freedom of Information Act. This isn't the first time this problem has come up during Clark's time in office.
01/15/2016 11:56 EST
Stop Blaming B.C.

Stop Blaming B.C. Teachers

The saddest part to me is how much of the public buy into the "lazy, greedy" teacher persona that our government portrays in an effort to justify its constant underfunding of our public schools.
10/21/2015 02:06 EDT