VIU student Colleen Haddad enjoys some cake while she learns about the Green Party platform. Photo by Catherine Charlebois

On September 8, the VIU Greens hosted a garden party on VIU’s Nanaimo campus to provide information about the upcoming federal election and to promote the Green Party’s platform. Students had the opportunity to meet and talk with Green Party leader Elizabeth May and Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP candidate Paul Manly.

A meet-and-greet with opportunities for students to talk one-on-one with candidates from each party will take place at VIU on September 24, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m..Candidates from Nanaimo-Ladysmith as well as Cowichan-Malahat-Langford will be in attendance.