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- Current profile of members and supporters does not reflect the diversity in the province
- Greens may be perceived as not being as diverse as other major parties
- New Canadians not aware of social and economic elements in BC Greens platform and may drift to parties that purport to have a focus on the economy
- Some BC Greens’ issues such as environmental issues, drug policies, LGBTQ2+ or socialism do not resonate well with some ethnic groups
- Few young candidates, most are middle aged
- Current profile of members and supporters does not represent the diversity in the province
- Other parties are more established, perceived to have a more diverse caucus, and supporters having had a longer time frame to develop effective outreach to ethinic communities
- Many Green supporters are well-educated, urban and of European heritage
- Most candidates are middle aged or interested in older issues. There are few young candidates
- Economic factors are the most important thing to new immigrants,many perceive that BC Greens are not concerned about the economy
- Public is not broadly aware of the social and economic elements of the BC Greens platform
- BC Greens associated with issues such as environmental issues, drug policies, LGBTQ2 or socialism which do not resonate well with some ethnic groups (e.g. BC has a pristine environment compared with China!)
- Single member representative democracy do not lend themselves to being representative
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