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Campaign Blog - Day 19

Saturday, 22 Aug 2015 - 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 Thursday for...

Campaign Blog - Day 18

Friday, 21 Aug 2015 - 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 plan for...

Campaign Blog - Day 17

Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 - 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 go to get...

Campaign Blog - Day 16

Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 - 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 green jobs, for...

Campaign Blog - Day 15

Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 - A striking headline caught my attention today: “The Closing of the Canadian Mind.” It’s a piece in the New York Times written by Stephen Marche. Among many chilling sentences, you can read, “Mr....

Campaign Blog - Day 14

Monday, 17 Aug 2015 - What a Red Letter Day for Greens! We started with a press conference in Daniel Green’s campaign headquarters – featuring both Green Deputy Leaders – Daniel Green and Bruce Hyer – as well as Jici...

Campaign Blog - Day 13

Sunday, 16 Aug 2015 - I write this on board the flight to Montreal. Tomorrow is Montreal Pride Parade and we have a big announcement. Meanwhile I spent my morning and early afternoon knocking on doors in the Broadmead...

Campaign Blog - Day 12

Friday, 14 Aug 2015 - Up with the sun to be sure of a spot on the 7:30 AM ferry from Brentwood Bay to Mill Bay and the drive to Nanaimo. Today the national Green focus was on veterans and the shabby way the Harper...

Campaign Blog - Day 11

Friday, 14 Aug 2015 - In this election, Greens are showing that we are not a one-issue party. And we are showing we are not a one-person party. Green candidates across the country are passionate about our planet, our...

Campaign Blog - Day 10

Thursday, 13 Aug 2015 - Today was International Youth Day, and what could be more appropriate than meeting with impressive young women from across Canada. Jo-Ann Roberts and I enjoyed a lively conversation at the Lilith 400...