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Campaign Blog - Days 25 and 26

Saturday, 29 Aug 2015 - (OTTAWA) - ‎My blogging fell by the way-side in the avalanche of activities on days 25 and 26 of the marathon election campaign. With town hall meetings in the evening, canvassing and traveling...

Campaign Blog – Day 24

Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 - (OTTAWA) - We had a media-filled today with our statement on hydraulic fracturing. As with so many of the fossil fuel emitting projects on the table, fracking is not a job-creator. We can call this...

Campaign Blog - Day 23

Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 - (OTTAWA) - We had a great day launching our plan for a national housing strategy in Vancouver. A bunch of Green candidates and team headed over from Vancouver Island on the 7 am ferry as we had a...

Campaign Blog - Day 22

Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 - (OTTAWA) - Another day, another debate cancelled.  The “Up for Debate” coalition (including Amnesty International, Oxfam, YWCA, Native Women’s Association of Canada, Canadian Labour Congress, Council...

Campaign Blog - Day 21

Monday, 24 Aug 2015 - Today I campaigned in three ridings on southern Vancouver Island. My own as well as in Cowichan Malahat Langford for Fran Hunt-Jinouchi and in Victoria with Jo-Ann Roberts. What a dynamic team. The...

Campaign Blog – Day 20

Saturday, 22 Aug 2015 - (OTTAWA) - It’s hard to imagine the sloppiness of Conservative staff.  In the tight bubble around Stephen Harper every event is planned to the last detail... except for the announcement of $15...

Campaign Blog - Day 19

Saturday, 22 Aug 2015 - (OTTAWA) - Earlier this week, I swore out my affidavit to the National Energy Board (NEB) to support the many reports and exhibits I was submitting to the Kinder Morgan hearings. The deadline was...

Campaign Blog - Day 18

Friday, 21 Aug 2015 - (OTTAWA) - The mainstream parties favour different forms of funding to childcare spaces. As Greens we support universal child care, reducing stress on families, supporting parents’ choices. We have a...

Campaign Blog - Day 17

Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 - (OTTAWA) - Even knocking on doors in my own riding, questions about Mike Duffy and Nigel Wright and the trial keep popping up on the doorstep. Many people have asked me if there is an easy place to...

Campaign Blog - Day 16

Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 - (OTTAWA) - We took a strong stand today against the failed misguided economic strategies of Stephen Harper. We took a strong stand for safe and unpolluted coasts and rivers, for clean energy and...