BC Green leader Jane Sterk in Fort St. John

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Photo: BC Green Party Leader Jane Sterk spoke to a small but energetic crowed on Thursday night – Christine Rumleskie/Energeticcity.ca

BC Green Party Leader Jane Sterk attended a rally on Thursday for local Green MLA candidate Liz Logan.


Around 30 people came to show their support and listen to the party’s main platforms.

Sterk says the North Peace Oil and Gas industry won’t be harmed by the party’s proposed Tax Shift. She says the idea is to increase the taxation on gasoline, electricity and heating fuel, while other taxes will fall to compensate.

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Sterk says companies that choose greener methods will be able to lower their taxes.

However, Sterk says the Green Party is not in favor of the proposed Site-C on the Peace River. She says conservation is the preferred option.

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She says her dream is to see a society that is free from fossil fuels.

Sterk is running in upcoming elections for the Esquimalt-Royal Roads riding on Vancouver Island.