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Setting the stakes: 18 groups on what matters this election

It's not just jobs and taxes that matter in this upcoming B.C. election. The prospect of a new government already has many groups elbowing each other aside to state their agendas and get candidates on the record before voting day on May 14.

In our cover story today, The Tyee collected some of those perspectives and proposals, ranging from issues like the need for a ministry to support digital and creative media, to salvaging the middle class, to combating "energy poverty."

After surveying perspectives we received from environmental organizations, business councils, public interest advocates and more, Tyee commenters were quick to add their own perspectives.

Vox.Pop noted "anti-poverty" and "transparency" as top issues. Joe Public said the restoration of faith in the political system needs to be restored. Sarah_Buchanan weighed in with the "child care cries." hombreviejo suggested election reform as a topic meriting discussion.

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Allison Griner is completing a practicum at The Tyee. Robyn Smith is The Tyee's election editor.

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