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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...

Campaign Blog – Day 9

Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 - Campaigning in the spectacular West Vancouver- Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country riding – with events in Lions Bay, West Vancouver and Squamish. Momentum is building for Ken Melamed, Green candidate...

Campaign Blog - Day 8

Monday, 10 Aug 2015 - Lovely to be home in BC, even if I have not yet been able to get to my own place!  We were up before the sun and in the ferry line-up by 5:30 AM to get from Salt Spring to Vancouver.  We made the...

Campaign Blog - Day 7

Monday, 10 Aug 2015 - And on the seventh day, she rested –NOT! Sunday August 9 I clocked my first 21 hour day of the campaign, rising at 4 AM in Thunder Bay (1AM BC time) and hitting my pillow at my adopted mom’s place on...

Campaign Blog - Day 6

Sunday, 09 Aug 2015 - Spent the day in Canada’s second Green riding – Thunder Bay-Superior North. A happy report – everywhere you look there are Green lawn signs for Bruce Hyer running for re-election. It was my second...