gilakas’la / čɛčɛ haθɛč,  I am grateful and honoured to live work and play in the water, on the land and through the forests that are the unceded territory of the K’ómoks First Nation

‘Advocate for youth voices and their unique needs’

Although Covid created some barriers to public engagement, some council members did connect regularly with the Comox Youth Climate Council and supported aspects of their comprehensive ‘Green New Deal’ – a document with targets and actions incorporating environmental sustainability, equity, and more.

After Arden Elementary students presenting pedestrian safety concerns to council several years ago to previous councils, the current council has directed staff to work on implementation of a pedestrian path along Lake Trail Road.