A citizens’ assembly would be a great idea for our area too

… imagine bringing everyone together to have their voices heard on how to better govern Greater Vernon, not just our politicians:

“The 48 members selected by civic lottery are expected to reflect the population of the two municipalities, with an equal proportion of men and women and proportionate numbers of renters and homeowners, urban and rural residents, and ­members of First Nations.”

Read more here: https://www.castanet.net/news/BC/420028/Citizens-assembly-on-Saanich-Victoria-amalgamation-back-on-track