As the 2015 Federal Election campaign ramps up, candidates are showcasing their parties’ platforms.

Glenn Sollitt is the Green Party candidate in the riding of Courtenay-Alberni.

He says his local upbringing and past work experience will help him in this year’s election.

Sollitt says he has a deep connection to the entire Island.

He adds the Courtenay-Alberni riding is a big sector, and he wants to be a direct representative for the constituents in the riding. Sollitt explains why you should go out and vote green.

The 2015 Federal Election goes on October 19th.