Your Green Team
Giovanni Abati in Windsor—TecumsehFull resolution image
Giovanni Abati was born in Windsor, Ontario, and has dedicated his life to the environment. During his time as a Mapping Technician, he identified environmentally sensitive and hazard prone lands, which have been protected from potential development under provincial legislation. He also worked in the waste management field, with time spent between recycling, composting and landfill facilities...Read more
Jennifer Alderson in EssexFull resolution image
Jennifer Alderson lives in Belle River with her husband and eight year old daughter. She works as a human resources professional for a local automotive parts manufacturer in Lakeshore. She also teaches youth and adult cooking classes in the evening at the local arena. Jennifer is an advocate for the local sustainable food movement which encouraged her to create the Belle River Farmers’...Read more
Nahed AlShawa in Salaberry—SuroîtFull resolution image
Nahed AlShawa is a writer, business consultant, publisher, speaker and team builder who is passionate about making an impact in society by helping others, organizing cultural events and promoting humanitarian values.
Nahed earned an MBA from the University of Liverpool, and a BSc in Computer Science and Mathematics from Richmond University, London. To satisfy her love for art and...Read more
Raheem Aman in Stormont—Dundas—South GlengarryFull resolution image
Raheem Aman is a passionate community leader and environmental activist. He holds a Bachelor’s of Justice, Political Philosophy and Law from McMaster University, and hopes to pursue a career in law enforcement.
A proud Black Canadian, Raheem was born in Mississauga, raised in Brampton and educated in Hamilton. His family are immigrants from Barbados and Jamaica, and...Read more
Brogan Anderson in Kings—HantsFull resolution image
Brogan Anderson has called the Annapolis Valley home for the past 18 years, and is active in the community with the local chapter of the Sierra Club and the Council of Canadians. She works at the Annapolis Valley Regional Library, where you may have seen her in the last decade and a half reading stories to children or matching a reader with a new book. She and her partner Peter Gillis have two...Read more
Jonathan Arnold in York—SimcoeFull resolution image
Jonathan Arnold lives in Mt. Albert, Ontario, with his wife Alexis and two children, Ophelia and Elton. Working alongside his parents at the family business —Shady Lane Expert Tree Care, which just entered its 42nd year of business— has instilled in him the values of hard work, dedication to his community, and commitment to teamwork. Both at the family business and at home,...Read more
Payton Ashe in BourassaFull resolution image
Payton Ashe is a Nova Scotian descendent of Black Loyalists; her rich roots trace back 250 years into Canadian history, and inform all aspects of her work. She is a university student studying political science and minoring in environmental sustainability, and has won several academic awards throughout her career. Payton is also a professional model and server. She is an activist who has...Read more
Travis Ashley in Kelowna—Lake CountryFull resolution image
A faithful Okanagan resident, 26-year-old small-town man is looking to the future with compassion and empathy. He has experienced abuse, addiction and death with his friends and family throughout his life. He knows it is within these hardships that give him strength compassion to stand up to the injustice in Canada’s systems. He currently lives in lake Country with his wife Josie, his...Read more
Jenica Atwin in FrederictonFull resolution image
Jenica Atwin is a Researcher and Program Coordinator for a First Nations Education Organization in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Her work has touched First Nations communities throughout the province with a commitment to providing better educational outcomes for all students. Born and raised in the Fredericton area, Jenica received her formal education at the University of New Brunswick with a...Read more
Jamil Azzaoui in Laurier—Sainte-MarieFull resolution image
Jamil Azzaoui is a Quebecker of Moroccan-French origin. He arrived in Quebec forty years ago, at the age of eighteen, alone with a guitar. Since then, he has strived to make an impressive contribution to Quebec society. Over the last twenty years, he has collaborated with more than 200 artists as a promotion agent, manager and producer. Jamil has contributed to 44 Félix Trophy Victories...Read more
Clement Badra in Mount RoyalFull resolution image
A young professional and committed citizen, Clément Badra is very active and always looks to push for change in our society and help develop its resiliency and prosperity, regardless of the major challenges coming in the future.
Clément holds a master’s degree in environment and sustainable development, and has been focusing on complex issues mixing social, economic...Read more
Tanya Baertl in Fleetwood—Port KellsFull resolution image
Tanya is passionate about social justice, inequality and caring for the needs in her community. She’s an avid supporter of the important work that is done both globally and locally to raise children out of poverty. Concerned for the financial hardship of many in her community, Tanya began a financial mentoring program in partnership with a local organization to offer support to...Read more
Walter Bauer in Newmarket—AuroraFull resolution image
Walter Bauer is a newcomer to politics who decided to throw his hat into the ring because he believes that the most important issues today are climate change and income inequality, and that only the Green Party has prudent policies to confront these concerns.
Walter graduated from the University of Waterloo and worked for twenty years in the construction industry before starting his...Read more
Glen Beaton in CardiganFull resolution image
Glen Beaton has been a resident of the Cardigan riding for his entire life. He is an experienced community leader, lifetime member of his community council, former school teacher, retired government department director, and a tireless volunteer throughout his community. Glen currently lives in his Alexandra family home where he and his wife Mary raised their four children.
Normand Beaudet in Thérèse-De BlainvilleFull resolution image
Father of three children who are now adults, Normand Beaudet has been a resident of Blainville for nearly thirty years. He studied at McGill University in renewable natural resource management and environmental sciences. Passionate about international security and peace issues, he co-founded the Centre de ressources sur la non-violence, one of the leading violence prevention...Read more
Diane Beauregard in RepentignyFull resolution image
While studying Political Science and Business Administration, specializing in Marketing, Diane came to realize just how incompatible our current rates of consumption are with a healthy lifestyle and a clean environment. Diane strongly believes that we must do everything we can to protect our environment because we will leave our planet for those we love.
James Beddome in Winnipeg-South CentreFull resolution image
James Beddome grew up on a mixed livestock farm in the heart of the Little Saskatchewan River Valley near Rapid City, Manitoba. This upbringing instilled in him a strong appreciation for nature.
James moved to Winnipeg in 2001 to pursue his education, graduating from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in political studies and economics. After...Read more
Aline Bégin in Abitibi—TémiscamingueFull resolution image
Aline Bégin is an activist and community leader who has a long track record of social commitment. She was born and raised in western Quebec and is lucky to come from a family of founders, politicians, committed women and entrepreneurs who all helped develop the Abitibi territory.
As a child growing up near the shores of Lake Abitibi, Aline was already involved, representing the...Read more
Frédérik Bernier in DrummondFull resolution image
A native of Quebec City, Frédérik Bernier has his roots in Drummondville, where his parents and close family still live. Working for the past 20 years in the field of video communications as director of photography and cameraman, his work has taken him around Quebec and Canada, where he has been able to learn about the various layers of society and the realities of each. He has...Read more
Claude Bertrand in PontiacFull resolution image
The second of three children from a French-speaking family, Claude Bertrand grew up between Ottawa and Chicoutimi, before the family settled in Alma in Lac St-Jean. In 1973, he began learning English by moving to Calgary for a summer, followed by studies at John Abbott College in Sainte-Anne de Bellevue. He studied at McGill University but took a break from his studies in 1979 to discover the...Read more
Louis Bérubé in Madawaska—RestigoucheFull resolution image
Louis Bérubé is a singer-songwriter who has had a long-standing interest in politics, as well as the defense of social justice and the environment. In New Brunswick, Louis is also known for his advocacy for public access to lands operated by Irving, a hot battle he has been fighting for several years.
Louis was born in 1969 in Saint-Quentin, New Brunswick. At the age of...Read more
Paul Bettess in Winnipeg SouthFull resolution image
Paul Bettess has worked on behalf of a healthy environment for 25 years. Now, the professional climate scientist wants to put his skills to work for the voters in Winnipeg South and all Canadians to care for the only Earth home that we all share.
“The people, animals, and the environment we live in and with, are increasingly under threat, and I want to share my information,...Read more
Lisa Birtch-Carriere in OxfordFull resolution image
Lisa Birtch-Carriere is an herbalist and a complementary health care practitioner. She has spent her professional life focused on companion animals and on helping them and their humans improve the quality of their lives. Lisa is an avid gardener, bicyclist and nature photographer.
Lisa's father was a teacher and the family spent the school year living in several small communities...Read more
Jason Blanch in Cumberland—ColchesterFull resolution image
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Jason Blanch has served as a Town Councillor in Amherst, Nova Scotia, since October 2016. He sits on Amherst’s Audit Committee, Planning Advisory Committee and Municipal Alcohol Planning Committee, and as a Commissioner on Amherst’s Board of Police Commissions. Jason has been an Addiction...Read more
Thana Boonlert in Calgary CentreFull resolution image
Born in Gatineau, Quebec, Thana spent his childhood in Ottawa, Ontario, where he grew up speaking fluently in French, English and Thai. He attended the University of Guelph, where he was actively involved in student politics and graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering degree focused on environmental engineering.
Thana has worked as an environmental scientist in Calgary for almost...Read more
Ceylan Borgers in Rivière-des-Mille-ÎlesFull resolution image
Ceylan Borgers is a recent CEGEP graduate from Marianopolis College. She entered her first year of university in September, planning to major in international relations and political science. After earning her bachelor’s degree, she wishes to attend law school to eventually pursue a career in environmental or international law.
Born and raised in Montreal, Ceylan has always...Read more
Conner Borlé in Red Deer—Mountain ViewFull resolution image
Conner Borle has called the Red Deer area home since first moving there in 1999. Though he has been away for periods due to school, work, and travel, he has always returned to this community.
In 2014, he co-founded a residential contracting business with a focus on sustainable construction, which he continues to operate with his brother. Since earning his B.Ed. from the...Read more
Remo Boscarino-Gaetano in Mississauga—Erin MillsFull resolution image
Remo Boscarino-Gaetano was born and raised in Mississauga, Ontario, and currently attends the University of Guelph where he is completing his bachelor’s degree in zoology with a minor in philosophy. Remo grew up with a natural curiosity for life and has been encouraged throughout his childhood to pursue his passion. This has led to a deep understanding and appreciation of life on this...Read more
Lyne Bourdages in JonquièreFull resolution image
Lyne Bourdages is originally from Kenogami and has always lived there.
In the 1970s, she led and educated young people in the Youth Environment group in the Kénogami sector. A few years later, as part of the Katimavik project, she had the opportunity to go to British Columbia and Ontario. This has allowed her to volunteer in English-speaking communities. Some links are still...Read more
Louise Boutin in Vancouver GranvilleFull resolution image
Louise Boutin has been a Realtor with the Realestate Board of Greater Vancouver for the last 11 years. She works at RE/MAX Crest Realty in Vancouver and loves the freedom of working in her own business. She is passionate about helping her clients achieve their goal of home ownership, and has received the Medallion Award and is in the top 10% of Realtors in the Vancouver region. In her spare...Read more
Michele Braniff in CambridgeFull resolution image
Michele Braniff has had a varied career that included stints as a lawyer and mediator, middle manager of a non-profit mental health service provider, and as a professor at the post-secondary level. This involved teaching courses on social justice as part of a social service program at the college level, and as an adjunct professor teaching business law, governance, conflict resolution and...Read more
Jesse Brown in Vancouver CentreFull resolution image
Jesse Brown has been involved in Vancouver Centre’s local community for more than a decade, first as a volunteer and educator with YouthCO – a youth-led organization that works on issues related to sexual health and harm reduction. Later, he served as the organization’s Community Engagement Manager, then Executive Director (2011-2016). He is currently serving as the Executive...Read more
Kira Brunner in LakelandFull resolution image
Kira Brunner was born and raised in Elk Point, Alberta. She attributes many of the values she holds today to her experience growing up in a small and supportive community. Kira is an active member of her community in the Lakeland, including as a member of the Community Advisory Policing Committee, and through multiple clubs.
Kira is a strong advocate for access to...
Abra Brynne in Kootenay—ColumbiaFull resolution image
Abra Brynne is a nationally respected agriculture and food systems consultant with twenty-eight years of direct involvement in the sector. While her focus is on the communities and food systems of the Kootenays, where she has lived for twenty-nine years, she works with organizations and communities across Canada as a volunteer, a mentor, and on contract.
She has been deeply...
Teresa Burgess-Ogilvie in Brampton EastFull resolution image
Teresa Burgess-Ogilvie spent a thirty-year career as a public servant in the military, municipal government and public-private sector in both Canada and the United States. Having served many years as the Manager of the Office of Emergency Management for the City of Mississauga, she understands the on-the-ground sustainability issues for those engaged in emergency and disaster preparedness....Read more
Bridget Burns in Vancouver EastFull resolution image
Bridget Burns was born and raised in Vancouver to a single working mother, attending public elementary and high schools in Vancouver East where she was also the recipient of local afterschool programs. These formative experiences instilled in her a commitment to strong social programs and community supports.
Bridget has worked in the hospitality industry for over twenty years...Read more
Kiara Cabana-Whiteley in Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—EeyouFull resolution image
Kiara Cabana-Whiteley is a young Inuk woman from Kuujjuaq, Nunavik. After watching the devastating impact that climate change is having on local ecosystems and the Inuit, Kiara decided to run for the Green Party of Canada. As a young Indigenous activist, she would like to bring change to her community in Kuujjuaq as well as other communities across Abitibi-Baie-James-Nunavik-Eeyou. Kiara is...Read more
Amanda Cain in Scarborough SouthwestFull resolution image
Amanda is running to be your Green Party candidate in Scarborough Southwest.
Amanda Cain, 40, a Scarborough resident, was born and raised in Scarborough South West. With an education in Corporate Communications, Amanda has being managing Youth Economic Development Programs for the past 15 years and worked in the arts and entertainment industry prior to her work in the...
Chris Caldwell in Etobicoke—LakeshoreFull resolution image
Christopher Caldwell holds a Master’s in Adult Education (M.Ed.) from the University of Toronto and a Master’s in Environmental Studies (MES) from York University in urban planning and sustainability. He also completed a graduate diploma in Business and Environment from Schulich Business School and received a national award for research on human impacts on the environment.
Nick Capra in Parkdale—High ParkFull resolution image
Nick Capra is a businessman, husband, father, and musician with deep roots in both the Green Party and his home riding of Parkdale-High Park. He is a long-time Green Party organizer, well-known within his community, and a leader in several charitable projects. Nick is a life-long learner who continues his education at every opportunity. He is currently pursuing a degree in Public...Read more
William Carnegie in Calgary Forest LawnFull resolution image
William Carnegie started his political engagement at a young age, first working in his Alderman's office at the age of fifteen as a summer intern. He has carried that engagement through his life and later began volunteering with various community organizations, organizing community events, assisting in political campaigns and serving as the President of the Forest Lawn Community...Read more
Pierre Carrier in Beloeil—ChamblyFull resolution image
Pierre Carrier was born in Lévis in 1946, and has had a diverse and successful career that took him from the public service to event planning. Amongst other things, Pierre was a civil servant at the Department of the Secretary of State in Ottawa; owned and operated a sheep farm in rural Québec; and founded Agnus Dei Traiteur, a successful catering and event planning company that...Read more
Danny Celovsky in Bay of QuinteFull resolution image
Daniel “Danny” Celovsky resides and works in Picton, Ontario, and finds himself constantly in awe of the sense of community this town provides. With three grown children and a grandchild, he believes that fostering and enhancing that sense of community and ensuring a clean healthy environment is their right, and our obligation to provide, in order that they can experience a...Read more
Gaël Chantrel in Laurentides—LabelleFull resolution image
Born in France to a family of the politicized middle-class, Gaël Chantrel has been immersed in politics all his life, especially by campaigning with his father for the Green Party and the French Socialist Party.
A graduate in hotel management, Gaël was Chef and founder of a culinary services company. His desire to discover more made him immigrate to Quebec, where he...Read more
Max Chapman in Algoma—Manitoulin—KapuskasingFull resolution image
Max Chapman lives in Little Current, Manitoulin Island. He was raised on Manitoulin, and considers himself to have been shaped by the rural landscapes and community driven lifestyle of the Island. A graduate of Manitoulin Secondary School, and a student at Queen’s University, Max was motivated to run for the Green Party of Canada by a commitment to make his community an even more...Read more
Nicole Charette in Mégantic—L'ÉrableFull resolution image
A graduate in linguistics, Nicole Charette has been a research professional at the Université de Sherbrooke for ten years. In 1994, she and her husband founded their own publishing company, Paragraf. She also took on the role of production director at the Théâtre des petits lanternes in Sherbrooke, a theater of intervention for community groups.
As Executive...Read more
Andre-Philippe Chenail in Saint-JeanFull resolution image
Andre-Philippe Chenail is a teacher of history and international politics in search of action and results. After a few years of teaching, André-Philippe wanted to "write the story" before telling it. This is how he launched himself into the field of bilateral relations with China, where he will be involved body and soul for the period between 2013 and 2019. On the strength of...Read more
Candice Christmas in Kingston and the IslandsFull resolution image
Candice Christmas is motivated by work that addresses issues of equity, social justice and civil society in Canada and abroad. With fifteen years experience in project management of interdisciplinary research in the private and public sectors, Candice is an expert in knowledge translation and exchange.
Candice has a dual major DEC degree in psychology and philosophy from John...Read more
Alex Clark in EgmontFull resolution image
Alex Clark is a young entrepreneur who currently has two small businesses located in Summerside; OpenEats and Evermoore Brewing Co. Alex is also a graduate of the UPEI Business program.
He shares his voice on two tourism associations; Explore Summerside and North Cape Coastal Drive. These boards are a place he can express his views and opinions of support for small businesses in the...Read more
Bill Clary in Cypress Hills—GrasslandsFull resolution image
Bill Clary was born and raised in Leader, Saskathewan. At 20, he moved to the west coast to attend Langara College in Vancouver. He spent the next 25 years living in the Greater Vancouver Regional District. Bill worked for BC Housing for several years and then spent 14 years working for BC Transit as a transit operator. He became involved with an active group of individuals concerned about...Read more
Sarah Climenhaga in Toronto—St. Paul’sFull resolution image
Sarah Climenhaga is a longtime St. Paul's resident and a committed environmental advocate with a long history of work in the nonprofit sector and as a community volunteer. She is a mother of three who passionately believes in the need to ensure our economy protects that which our physical, mental and emotional health depends upon – clean air, pure water and a healthy natural...Read more
Tyler Colbourne in LabradorFull resolution image
Tyler Colbourne is a strong leader with a commitment to community development as an employee in the non-profit and eco-tourism sectors, as a life-long volunteer, and as an engaged citizen. In 2015, he was awarded the Governor General's Caring Canadian Award and in 2016 he was awarded the Sovereign Medal for Volunteers for his dedication to volunteerism and community development. Growing up...Read more
Hannah Conover-Arthurs in DavenportFull resolution image
Hannah Conover-Arthurs is a passionate and forward-thinking environmentalist born and raised in Toronto's east-end. The daughter of a Jamaican immigrant father and a city-born visual artist mother, she was immersed in arts and culture from a very young age.
With lifelong participation in both visual and performing arts, she is a strong supporter of continued and expanded funding...Read more
Jean-Luc Cooke in NepeanFull resolution image
Jean-Luc Cooke founded an information security consultancy firm after graduating from Carleton University with a degree in engineering. He has since moved on to a several I.T. ventures, again focusing on security and combinatorics.
Jean-Luc is aware that we need to act now to confront climate change and create a brighter future. This is why he has been actively involved with the...Read more
William Crumplin in SudburyFull resolution image
William “Bill” Crumplin credits his appreciation for nature to spending time with his paternal grandfather and reading National Geographic Magazine together when he was a kid. He has been a professor of geography and environmental studies since 1992.
Bill has taught at the Corner Brook Campus of Memorial University, Algoma University in Sault Ste. Marie, and has been at...Read more
Tom Cull in London—FanshaweFull resolution image
Tom Cull is an environmentalist, poet, creative writing professor, community organizer, dad, and
partner. He completed his PhD at York University in 2012, and now teaches writing classes at Western University and King’s University College.
Tom recently completed a two-year term as Poet Laureate for the City of London where he served as a promoter of London’s literary...Read more
Iain Currie in Kamloops—Thompson—CaribooFull resolution image
Iain Currie is the father of three and a lawyer. Born and raised in Kamloops, he returned to his hometown after law school to serve the public as a prosecutor for nearly eighteen years at the Kamloops Crown Counsel office. Now in private practice, Iain has heard the call to join the Green wave of Canadians standing up to demand immediate concrete action to combat the climate emergency.
Liana Canton Cusmano in Ville-Marie—Le Sud-Ouest—Île-des-SoeursFull resolution image
Born and raised in Montreal/Tiohtià:ke, Liana Cusmano is a writer, filmmaker, spoken word artist and arts educator who works in English, French and Italian. They grew up in a large Italian family where sharing meals, preserving traditions and being of service to others were the foundation for a close and vibrant community. A graduate of McGill University, Liana received a Bachelor of...Read more
Domenic Cusmano in Honoré-MercierFull resolution image
Domenic Cusmano is a communication professional, journalist and educator. As a photojournalist for an international NGO since 2009, Domenic has witnessed and documented humanitarian and migration crises in such places as Chiapas State in Mexico, the Brazil–Venezuela border, the slums of Nairobi, South African townships, and the Mediterranean.
Domenic Cusmano is the co-founder and...
Norbert D'Costa in Brampton NorthFull resolution image
Born and raised in India, Norbert D'Costa went to work in Saudi Arabia after completing his Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and Mathematics from the University of Mysore. He immigrated to Canada in 1991, and has been a resident of Brampton, Ontario, ever since.
While at university in Mysore, Norbert was a member of the All India Catholic University Federation (AICUF) and...Read more
Normand Dallaire in Brome—MissisquoiFull resolution image
Normand Dallaire has been a chemist and a member of the Order of Chemists of Québec since 1994 and served on the Board of Directors of the Order for one term. In addition, he holds two graduate degrees in environmental studies from the Université de Sherbrooke.
Owner of a consulting firm specializing in environmental management and occupational health and safety since...Read more
Jane Davidson in Brampton WestFull resolution image
Jane Davidson is a veteran communications professional and writer/editor. After working for national media at the Globe and Mail Report on Business and the Toronto Star, Jane moved into public relations work while she raised her family as a single mother. After years as an award-winning communications specialist with Du Pont Canada in Mississauga, Jane brought her family to Peterborough to be...Read more
Mark de Bruijn in North Island—Powell RiverFull resolution image
Mark de Bruijn and his family moved to Calgary from Holland when he was just three-years-old, and he spent the next thirty years in Alberta. Then, at the age of thirty-four, he moved to Cortes Island and has called beautiful British Columbia home ever since. He has now been in the North Island—Powell River area for just over twenty years, most of that time living in the Bates Beach area...Read more
Greg De Luca in Brossard—Saint-LambertFull resolution image
Greg De Luca is an acclaimed education advisor as well as a veteran language instructor. He currently works for the Champlain Regional College in addition to other independent contracting work. Apart from his professional duties in education, Greg is also the Champlain Professionals’ Union President and is the FPPC representative on the Brundtland Green Establishments Network, a group...Read more
Suzanne De montigny in New Westminster—BurnabyFull resolution image
Suzanne de Montigny was born in Vancouver, and raised in the Fraser Valley. An environmentalist, author, musician and former teacher of 20 years in the Vancouver School Board, she is a very active Green Party member who is impassioned about the future of Canada and is dedicated to meeting the The Paris Agreement on greenhouse gas emissions.
Suzanne believes each and every Canadian...Read more
Reuben DeBoer in Eglinton—LawrenceFull resolution image
Reuben DeBoer is passionate about advancing Canadian politics to better consider social needs, fiscal prudence, and environmental responsibility. Reuben is grateful for the opportunity he has had to live in many areas across Canada. He is eager to bring the lessons he has learnt about the issues that impact Canadians to his work representing the people of Eglinton-Lawrence. Reuben is proud to...Read more
Craig DeCraene in DeltaFull resolution image
Craig DeCraene lives in Delta, British Columbia, with his wife and two daughters. They moved to Delta three years ago from Vancouver looking for a place to raise their young family.
Craig has enjoyed a long career in the trades and automotive repair sector, and only recently joined the world of politics through his environmentally conscious independent campaign for Delta City Council...Read more
Brian Deheer in Fort McMurray—Cold LakeFull resolution image
Brian Deheer has lived in Lac La Biche, Alberta, for twenty-seven years, and has shown his commitment to a different approach to government and the environment. He has been a member of the Green Party of Canada since 2009, and has run federally as a candidate for the Green Party twice before.
Brian’s environmental work began in 1993, as a founding board member of Northern...Read more
Patty Deitch in Miramichi—Grand LakeFull resolution image
Patricia (Patty) Deitch has been a registered nurse since 1973. In the past 20 years she has worked in the community with the Mental Health Clinic. From 2007-2018, Patty joined the Faculty of Nursing, University of New Brunswick as a senior teaching associate. In both her practice and teaching careers, Patty has demonstrated a commitment to working with those who are marginalized. A passion...Read more
Jean Désy in Rosemont—La Petite-PatrieFull resolution image
Originally from Trois-Rivières, Jean Désy obtained a bachelor's degree in political science from the Université de Montréal in 1989. He obtained a certificate in archival studies from the same university in 1990.
After a few years working in the City of Montreal's Culture Department, Jean had the opportunity to take up a new challenge...
Dale Dewar in Regina—Qu'AppelleFull resolution image
Dale Dewar is no stranger to challenges. From public speaking in 4-H to teaching in Northern Iraq, she has had a wealth of experiences that have prepared her for the stresses of participating in a general election. As a candidate, she can give a voice to issues of environment, justice and health. Dale admits that running in opposition to a sitting party leader makes this challenging but states...Read more
Macarena Diab in Louis-HébertFull resolution image
Macarena Diab holds a Master's in International Relations from Hautes études internationales de l'Université Laval, and has been working for three years at DevAlto Technologies, a Quebec company that specializes in the implementation of software for international development projects.
Director of Programs for Canada's Young Diplomats, Macarena is also a...Read more
Guy Dostaler in GatineauFull resolution image
Guy Dostaler was born and raised in Gatineau, and now calls the municipality of Val-Des-Monts home. A carpenter and owner of a company specializing in the installation of commercial doors and hardware, he has been working in the construction industry for 32 years. As part of the team responsible for the restoration of the East Block on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Guy has recognized...
Clive Doucet in Cape Breton—CansoFull resolution image
Clive Doucet has been fighting for more sustainable cities all his life. He began as a student in Toronto with Jane Jacobs and the Stop Spadina Movement. He believes that mall/sprawl is the single most important producer of a carbon loaded atmosphere and the only way around this is to build cities differently, not with high rises but integrated, balanced low rise as the old streetcar centre...Read more
Dennis Drainville in Gaspésie—Les Îles-de-la-MadeleineFull resolution image
Dennis Paul Drainville is the retired Bishop of Quebec, in the Anglican Church of Canada. He is widely known for his past work as a politician, social activist, and teacher.
A graduate of Trinity College, Toronto, Bishop Drainville was ordained to the priesthood in 1983. Over the years he has served in several rural multi-point parishes, as an associate priest at Christ Church...Read more
Emily Drzymala in Edmonton—WetaskiwinFull resolution image
Emily Drzymala has lived in Alberta for over 30 years. Emily holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees as well as a Doctorate from the University of Calgary. Emily moved to Alberta from the Yukon to pursue graduate studies with the intention of returning to the Yukon. Instead, she and her three children made Alberta their “forever” home, and Emily’s family has...Read more
Denis Ducharme in Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-LoupFull resolution image
Denis was born in Montreal in 1960. He is the youngest in his family and has two older sisters named Louise and Michele. His parents, Janine and René, bought a country inn in Saint-Paul-de-Montminy when he was 3 years old. He worked in a mill and hotel until 1986. He then moved to Montreal to work in construction and met his wife with whom he had 2 children: Dérick and Fannie. He...Read more
Stéphanie Dufresne in Saint-Maurice—ChamplainFull resolution image
Stéphanie Dufresne has been working in the environmental field for more than fifteen years. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Geography from Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, a Master's degree in Environment from the Université de Sherbrooke, and training courses in journalism and philosophy.
Stéphanie has worked as an...Read more
Rob Dunbar in St. Albert—EdmontonFull resolution image
Rob Dunbar is running for election in the riding of St. Albert—Edmonton.
While Edmonton has been Rob’s home for over 25 years, he grew up in small town Alberta in an entrepreneurial home where economics and politics were equally important. He was taught what it takes to run a small business and what a leader needs to do to make the business succeed. He learnt...
Marie Duplessis in Trois-RivièresFull resolution image
Marie Duplessis came of age in an environment committed to politics and advocacy. As far back as she can remember, ecological and social awareness was at the heart of her mission in life.
For the past ten years, Marie has been working in the agricultural sector. In addition to being directly dependent on climate stability, she also knows that Canadian farmers must be able to rely on...Read more
Steve Dyck in GuelphFull resolution image
Steve Dyck is the founder and President of Guelph Solar, and has played an instrumental role in creating green economy jobs in Guelph since 2009. His company was presented “The Excellence in Business Award” from the Guelph Chamber Commerce in 2016, in recognition of their pioneering work. It is Steve’s dedication to community and future generations that drives his commitment...Read more
Carol Dyck in London North CentreFull resolution image
Carol Dyck is a dedicated community leader who is actively involved with several local non-profit organizations and committees. She entered into politics during the 2015 federal election after she witnessed first-hand Canada’s tarnished reputation on the international stage due to the then government’s foot-dragging on climate action, their dismantling of environmental regulations...Read more
Anthony Edmonds in Sackville—Preston—ChezzetcookFull resolution image
Campaign Office Address: 273 Windsor Junction Road, Windsor Junction
Anthony Edmonds is an aerospace engineer with a background in community service and political activism. His career in aerospace has provided ample experience working closely with government, and his engineering background contributes to a practical, evidence-oriented perspective. Anthony values participatory democracy...Read more
Beverley Eert in Portage—LisgarFull resolution image
Nine years ago, Bev and her husband returned to Manitoba to realize their retirement dream: to design and build a self-sufficient home powered and heated by the sun and protected by the earth. Through cutting-edge green design, they have successfully built a near net-zero home. An organic garden, greenhouse and orchard provide much of their food. This experience has served as a reminder that...Read more
Dalila Elhak in Beauport—LimoilouFull resolution image
Dalila Elhak was born and raised in Tunisia, where she started her career as a journalist and communications professional. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the Institute of Press and Information Sciences in Tunis, and a master's degree in political science and government from the Université du Québec à Montréal.
After moving...Read more
James Elwick in OakvilleFull resolution image
Dr. James Elwick was born in British Columbia and has lived in Oakville since 2003, with his wife Sue and his two children in this community. It is for them, and for other Oakville youth, that he runs for the Green Party of Canada.
Elwick’s commitment to Oakville - and also to real reconciliation between Canada and its Indigenous, Métis and Inuit peoples - is demonstrated...
Janet Errygers in Flamborough—GlanbrookFull resolution image
Janet Errygers is a young environmentalist and professional. She is passionate about Canadian politics and bringing the triple bottom line into the discourse — that is, an accounting framework that acknowledges social, environmental and financial considerations.
Janet has a dual Bachelor of Arts and Science degree from the University of Guelph, where she studied...
Paul Falvo in Northwest TerritoriesFull resolution image
The Northwest Territories has been Paul Falvo’s home since 2001. Paul was elected to two terms on Yellowknife Council - where he was known for listening and responding to the concerns of his constituents.
A graduate of Royal Roads Military College, Paul served in the Navy before coming North. In Yellowknife, he was a member of the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary and a paid on-call...
Kaija Farstad in Langley—AldergroveFull resolution image
As a librarian working with children and young adults, Kaija Farstad is devoted to teaching, learning, and living the widest possible variety of experiences. She commends the youth working to promote climate awareness and is committed to the idea that purposeful living, ecological sustainability and social equality are key to our future happiness and productivity.
Within British...Read more
Franco Fiori in La Pointe-de-l'ÎleFull resolution image
Franco Fiori began his legal career in a national law firm. He then joined a major trade union organization and acted as its spokesperson during the renewal of Quebec’s public sector collective labour agreement – he represented more than 25 000 workers during those negotiations. His duties also consisted of negotiating insurance contracts and litigating, as well as coordinating...Read more
Timothy Flemming in Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond HillFull resolution image
Timothy has lived virtually his entire life in York Region and he is extremely passionate about the community, the people and the environment. He grew up in Richmond Hill, raised his family in various locations in Aurora and recently moved slightly north to Newmarket. He has been a very proactive participant in many engaging areas across the region to improve the quality of life...Read more
Peter Forint in Pickering—UxbridgeFull resolution image
Having worked in the tech sector for most of his career, Peter Forint transferred his talents for “consultative sales” into “consultative teaching” in the entrepreneurship and small business program at Seneca College in Toronto. He now plans to utilize those same talents in bringing Canadians together to tackle today’s economic, societal and environmental...Read more
Josiane Fortin in BeauceFull resolution image
Josiane Fortin is from Saint-Jules in Beauce. She completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree at McGill University in 2006 and an MBA in e-Business from Laval University in 2015. She has worked in marketing, manufacturing, information technology and economic development, and she currently works as a business consultant.
Josiane has lived in Saint-Georges since 2009 with her husband and two...Read more
Lois Foster in Sydney—VictoriaFull resolution image
Lois Foster is a registered nurse who works as a Continuing Care Coordinator with the Nova Scotia Health Authority. Since 1983, she has provided exceptional healthcare services to Sydney residents.
Lois is the president of NSGEU local 104, responsible for representing its members and voicing their concerns. She has lived in the Sydney-Victoria region for over 40 years. She...Read more
Stephen Fowler in AbbotsfordFull resolution image
Stephen Fowler has been a teacher in Abbotsford, British Columbia, for over 20 years. He is an environmentalist, bike rider, reader and social activist who has lived in the Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland for over 50 years. He believes climate change is a threat to the existence of humankind, and that it can be defeated through leadership that places the importance of society and the...Read more
Elizabeth Fraser in Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—BrockFull resolution image
Elizabeth Fraser was born in Bowmanville and raised in Bethany, Ontario. She is currently pursuing a degree in environmental studies and is actively involved in student politics at Carleton University in Ottawa. During this time, she has gained dynamic experience working for various government departments and in championing eco-justice causes, such as supporting a sustainable economy and...Read more
Karen Fraser in Brampton SouthFull resolution image
Karen Fraser has lived in Niagara Falls for the last 30 years. Before retirement, Karen accumulated extensive experience in the field of administration working as a clerk for the Unemployment Insurance Commission; as a bookkeeper and receptionist for H&R Block; as a medical receptionist; and as a fundraising agent. Karen completed her high school diploma at Cameron Heights in Kitchener,...Read more
Tamela Friesen in Regina—WascanaFull resolution image
Tamela Friesen has always had a keen interest in serving her community, becoming more passionate and knowledgeable about social, environmental and democratic justice along the way. She worked three years as Community Development Coordinator in inner-city Winnipeg, fostering food security and interdependence among residents. She spent ten years in rural Manitoba owning and operating a...
Raquel Fronte in Vaughan—WoodbridgeFull resolution image
For the past 17 years, Raquel Fronte has been enjoying her career as an International Flight Attendant. She feels fortunate to have the opportunity to be a part of a work culture that combines camaraderie with the learning experiences of travel.
With a post-secondary education in film studies, Raquel has been working on an ongoing passion project visiting, researching and...Read more
Julie Gagnon-Bond in Lac-Saint-JeanFull resolution image
Artist Julie Gagnon-Bond wears several hats. Multidisciplinary artist, woman, mother and committed citizen. A native of Alma, she has been living in Saint-Prime au Lac-Saint-Jean for 10 years with her husband and two teenagers. She studied visual art at the Cégep de Sainte-Foy and took advanced courses. She believes in the good work of art and advocates sustainable development. ...Read more
Victoria Galea in Hamilton West—Ancaster—DundasFull resolution image
Victoria Galea is a dedicated volunteer, community leader and political researcher. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from McMaster University, and is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in International Relations at the same institution.
In addition to her responsibilities as a Teaching Assistant at McMaster, Victoria is an avid volunteer. Over the last five years,...Read more
Dany Gariépy in Pierre-Boucher—Les Patriotes—VerchèresFull resolution image
Dany Gariépy first remembers getting involved in politics around 1976, when he was caught up in the enthusiasm and optimism of his father and other activists who had helped campaign for the PQ. The wind of change they brought helped him realize that politics can be a field of positive change that brings people together in pursuit of a common cause.
In 1985, wanting to do his...Read more
Marie-Claude Gaudet in Portneuf—Jacques-CartierFull resolution image
Marie-Claude Gaudet is originally from the South Shore of Montreal and is the sixth child in a family of eight children. She studied geography at Laval University in Quebec City. She made the 1980 Olympic selection for Canada in rowing and won the silver medal at the Pan American Games in 1983. She is giving back to the sport today by being a national referee in rowing.
Jacques Gélineau in ManicouaganFull resolution image
Jacques Gélineau is a building technician for a mining company on the North Shore. He is passionate about the beauty of nature and the secrets it holds. He shares his discoveries as a naturalist photographer and producer of the television series Maya Découvre la Côte-Nord, a series of ten documentaries about ecosystems, their beauty, the services they provide and the...Read more
Nancy Ghuman in Etobicoke NorthFull resolution image
Nancy Ghuman has been a long-time advocate for sustainable and progressive policies in her community. She was an active member with the student union at York University where she played an instrumental role in banning the sale of plastic water bottles on campus.
As a young woman of colour, she feels underrepresented in current politics, and hopes to be the voice that...
Daniel Giavedoni in Don Valley NorthFull resolution image
Daniel Giavedoni was born and raised in the Greater Toronto Area and has lived most of his life in North York, Ontario. He earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto and now works as a nursing coordinator involved in staffing multiple facilities across southern Ontario. He currently lives in the Don Valley North riding with his fiancée Ilham Hassan.
During the...Read more
Janine Gibson in ProvencherFull resolution image
Janine Gibson has served sustainable agriculture in Manitoba and across North America for the last 25 years through her organic inspection and education business, Creative Health Consulting. She has conducted over 5,000 verification audits as an accredited member of the International Organic Inspectors Association (IOIA). She was president of Canadian Organic Growers (COG) from 2002 to 2007,...Read more
Dean Gibson in Carlton Trail—Eagle CreekFull resolution image
Dean Gibson was born in Calgary and moved around a lot as a child as his father was an RCAF reconnaissance pilot. The family finally settled in Saskatoon, making this his hometown since 1960. Dean studied music and the fine arts, including musical theatre at The Banff School of Fine Arts. In his earlier years, he also traveled across the country with a variety of folk singing acts.
Stephanie Goertz in Kitchener—ConestogaFull resolution image
Stephanie Goertz is a natural-born leader who is not afraid to speak when she feels something needs to be said. A graduate of the University of Waterloo, she has over a decade of experience working to build vibrant, safe and sustainable communities.
Over the last eighteen years, Stephanie has focused her career and personal life on building healthier communities and businesses. Since...Read more
Alexander Gomm in Nipissing—TimiskamingFull resolution image
Alexander Gomm was born and raised in North Bay, and lived there for most of his life. He was educated in the French Catholic School system and speaks English, French, German and beginner level Spanish. While in North Bay, he has volunteered at the Gathering Place Soup Kitchen and with First Nations and Non-First Nations youth teaching martial arts and healthy lifestyle choices.
Mathieu Goyette in MontcalmFull resolution image
Mathieu Goyette has worked as a construction engineer and a civil engineering technician for about 5 years. He increasingly considers himself a citizen engineer. He is passionate about the functioning of the public system and is very interested in public affairs. As he was born in the Lanaudière countryside, his roots include agriculture, culture and folk music.
For several...Read more
Tim Grant in University—RosedaleFull resolution image
Tim Grant is passionate about building a world in which social and ecological justice is front and centre. He has been an organizer all of his adult life, and over the past 16 years has initiated more than 20 community projects within the riding of University—Rosedale, most of them while serving as a board member and the Chair of the Harbord Village Residents’ Association.
Judy N Green in West NovaFull resolution image
Judy Green is an entrepreneur who loves challenges and finding creative solutions. She holds a Master of Computer Science from Carleton University, and has a diverse background that includes serving in the Canadian Forces as an Airframe Technician as well as creating and selling a business. An accomplished author, voracious reader and lifelong learner, Judy enjoys a wide range of topics and...Read more
Daniel Green in OutremontFull resolution image
Daniel Green (born May 29, 1955) is a Canadian Politician and environmentalist. Since the 70’s, he has been an environmental activist and consultant for the Sierra Club of Canada, the Société pour vaincre la pollution (SVP), Coalition Eau Secours, Fondation Rivières, Nature Québec, Parks Canada and for numerous municipalities.
He was named Deputy...Read more
Robert Green in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—WestmountFull resolution image
Since joining the teaching staff at Westmount High School in 2006, Robert Green has distinguished himself as a passionate and outspoken advocate for public education. He has had numerous opinion pieces published by the Montreal Gazette and Ricochet Media and is frequently interviewed about education issues by nearly every English media outlet in Montreal.
In 2016, Robert was invited to...Read more
Arthur Green in Chilliwack—HopeFull resolution image
Arthur Green was born in Mission, British Columbia, and grew up in the Eastern Fraser Valley where he attended Agassiz Senior Secondary. Upon graduation, Arthur immediately began a career with the BC Forest Service as a Dispatcher. This primary career allowed Arthur to gain critical knowledge and hands on experience in operations, management, and forest protection.
After forest service...Read more
Jocelyn Grosse in Calgary Nose HillFull resolution image
Like many Albertans, Jocelyn Grossé grew up enjoying nature. She has worked as a teacher in multiple schools in Calgary, as a reference assistant and program facilitator at our local public library, as a freelance writer for various publications, and as a visual artist.
Jocelyn has also volunteered in wildlife rehabilitation, and from that experience has a passion in particular...Read more
Richard Guertin in Beauport—Côte-de-Beaupré—Île d’Orléans—CharlevoixFull resolution image
Richard Guertin grew up in Montérégie in a family of 9 children. Their modest situation forced them to leave school very early to help support their families.
Self-taught; he likes to get things started; he has worked in various manual trades, before accepting to work for a trade union centre. He promoted their various services from 1969 to 1976 and left this...
Meryam Haddad in Châteauguay—LacolleFull resolution image
Born to Syrian parents, a Quebec resident since the age of five, Meryam Haddad is known for her determination and boundless energy.
A lawyer by profession, she has been practicing immigration law since 2013, perpetuating the vocation of hospitality that makes our country rich in culture, hardworking arms and innovative talents, essential to a changing economy.
Dordana Hakimzadah in Scarborough CentreFull resolution image
Dordana’s interest in politics was sparked by her studies at the University of Toronto, where she earned a BA in International Development Studies. Dordana lives in Scarborough and works as a Real Estate Sales Representative. Her knowledge of the housing market has made her concerned about the affordability of housing for most Torontonians.
Dordana knows the struggle first-hand....Read more
Jessica Hamilton in Scarborough—Rouge ParkFull resolution image
Jessica Hamilton lives in Scarborough—Rouge Park with her husband Michael, and two children, Theodore and Audrey. Jessica was raised in Scarborough and currently works in the area as therapist for children diagnosed with autism. Jessica is an energetic leader with experience advocating for the rights of individuals. She believes strongly in the power of collaboration, listening to...Read more
Shannon Hawthorne in Medicine Hat—Cardston—WarnerFull resolution image
Shannon Hawthorne has been an Alberta resident her whole life and has lived in Calgary since 2013, when she moved to start her higher education. She holds a BA from the University of Calgary and a Legal Assistant Diploma from SAIT. She currently serves as Volunteer Coordinator for the Brenda Strafford Centre for the Prevention of Domestic Violence. Throughout her career, Shannon has focused on...Read more
Alexandra Hayward in St. John's South—Mount PearlFull resolution image
Alex Hayward is a lifelong resident of Mount Pearl and a recent graduate of Memorial University. An environmental activist since high school, Alex has long been critical of status quo politics that perpetuate vast inequalities. Alex joined the Green Party of Canada after being inspired by the integrity and dedication of Elizabeth May, as well as the six core values shaping Green policies. She...Read more
Eleanor Hayward in MiltonFull resolution image
Eleanor Hayward has been studying the social sciences at McMaster University for the past three years, and is particularly interested in social psychology and political science. She is a successful mature student, and has been recognized with a part-time student award. Her areas of focus include gerontology, microeconomics, Canadian politics and the global political economy.
Ericha Hendel in Elgin—Middlesex—LondonFull resolution image
Ericha is a proud francophone and has always been an active member of her community. For five years, Ericha has sat on the Chief’s Youth Advisory Council at the Greater Sudbury Police Services and has volunteered at Health Sciences North. She is also a dedicated member of the Laurentian University community, having served three years in the Association des Étudiantes et É...Read more
Tanya Herbert in Edmonton Mill WoodsFull resolution image
Tanya Herbert is a teacher and former engineer who cares deeply about giving Canadians a bright and sustainable future.
As a committed activist, Tanya spends many hours every week organizing and educating the public on the urgency of the climate crisis. Even as a lifelong Albertan, Tanya believes that Canada needs to move beyond its reliance on fossil fuels for both the economic...Read more
Chris Hill in Mississauga—StreetsvilleFull resolution image
Chris Hill is a business professional and recognized expert in vehicle fleet management and the use of “green” vehicle technologies such as electric transportation. He has been a Green Party shadow cabinet member and active volunteer for many years.
Chris has an MBA from the University of Toronto and his career spans 40 years with both private and public organizations...Read more
Beverly (Pixie) Hobby in South Surrey—White RockFull resolution image
Since her retirement in 2014, Beverly “Pixie” Hobby has been practicing environmental law representing citizens groups in South Surrey and White Rock, and advising law firms representing First Nations. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Dunsmuir Community Garden Group, the Unity Church of White Rock, and the Turkana Empowerment Project, an African educational charity....Read more
Mary Ann Hodge in London WestFull resolution image
Mary Ann Hodge is an engaged member of the London community as an environmentalist, community organizer, foster parent, and occasional teacher with the Thames Valley District School Board.
A graduate of Western University, Mary Ann spent seventeen years working as a corporate facilities manager in Toronto. Returning to her hometown after the loss of her husband, she earned her...Read more
Laura Horth-Lepage in Richmond—ArthabaskaFull resolution image
An environmental professional since 2016, after obtaining her Bachelor's degree in this field, Laura Horth-Lepage has developed her expertise in waste management. Her first work experience took place at Pratt and Whitney Canada, where she contributed to the company's Zero Waste 2028 project. Shortly after, she moved to Victoriaville to take up her position at Excellence Composites Inc...Read more
Michael Houghton in Oakville North—BurlingtonFull resolution image
Michael Houghton lives in Burlington with his wife Sylvie and children Simon and Laynie. A proud resident for over 30 years, Michael knows that the combination of natural spaces and responsible development makes Burlington a special place to live and grow up. As an elementary school teacher, Michael is deeply concerned about the future success of his students as well as his own children....Read more
Marguerite Howells in Alfred-PellanFull resolution image
Marguerite has been a resident of Laval for 36 years. Passionate about the environment since her youth, she closely followed scientist and popularizer David Suzuki, who has had a definite influence on her life.
Marguerite studied computer science until university. After the birth of her second child, she worked in the pipe organ business for 20 years. She was an apprentice with Wolff...Read more
Tara Howse in South Okanagan—West KootenayFull resolution image
Tara Howse has a career background in community economic development, a field that has given her experience on a broad range of social justice issues. A social scientist, she is a strong proponent of mixed-methodology approaches when researching an issue, as she believes you have to see multiple sides of a problem to find the best solution. With an undergrad degree in criminal justice, she is...Read more
Sabrina Huet-Côté in Saint-Hyacinthe—BagotFull resolution image
Sabrina Huet-Côté studied accounting at university and is a proud mother and wife who is committed to community involvement. As an environmental champion, she works to inform the world about behavioural substitutes that make it possible to become more ecological and adopt more humane behaviour.
Sabrina first ran for office as a candidate for the Green Party of Quebec...Read more
Quinn Hunt in Windsor WestFull resolution image
Sean “Quinn” Hunt lives in South Windsor where he grew up with his parents Fiona and Sean, his sisters Devin and Fallon, and his beloved dog Titan. He is a graduate of McMaster University, where he studied political philosophy, philosophy of law, and ethics.
Since 2016, Quinn has worked midnights as a TPT at Chrysler to pay for his education. He hopes to combine the...Read more
Naomi Hunter in Regina—LewvanFull resolution image
Naomi Hunter lives in Regina with her son Isaiah and daughter North. Naomi grew up in Northern Saskatchewan, and feels that her childhood in the beautiful boreal forests of Canada helped shape her passion for nature. An SPRA certified fitness instructor for the City of Regina, Naomi has a passion for the health and wellness of her community.
Naomi’s interest in running for the...Read more
Lydia Hwitsum in Cowichan—Malahat—LangfordFull resolution image
Lydia graduated from University of Victoria’s Law School (1997). Her undergraduate work at UVic was in the Faculty of Human and Social Development in the School of Public Administration: Certificate Administration of Aboriginal Governments; Diploma in Public Sector Management. She also has dispute resolution and mediation training from the BC Justice Institute.
Lydia served...Read more
Bruce Hyer in Thunder Bay—Superior NorthFull resolution image
A biologist, forester and entrepreneur, Bruce Hyer has a long history of fighting for fiscal responsibility, democratic reform, and a healthy planet. Bruce was born American, but is Canadian by choice. Bruce helped to start the first Earth Day, and the USA’s first Department of Environmental Protection. As a Senior Environmental Analyst, he protected stream-belts, wetlands, and farmlands...Read more
Nicole Iaci in Steveston—Richmond EastFull resolution image
Nicole Iaci was born and raised in Richmond, BC. Today, Nicole is a practicing lawyer based in Vancouver working exclusively for First Nations across British Columbia. Nicole was motivated to join the Green Party of Canada as a candidate for Parliament based on a mutual belief in climate justice, truth-seeking and an honest commitment to partnering with Indigenous Nations for a sustainable and...Read more
Sherri Jackson in Simcoe—GreyFull resolution image
Sherri Jackson is an entrepreneur who believes that the role of government is to be of service. She grew up in Grey County, and after having lived across Ontario and abroad, she currently resides near Creemore with her husband of 27 years, and her two teenage sons. She believes that hope for the future will come from a new era of heart-centered politics. She supports choosing leaders who...Read more
Wayne James in Selkirk—Interlake—EastmanFull resolution image
Wayne James lives in the Beausejour area and farms the land he grew up on, as did his father and grandfather before him. Beginning in 1999, Wayne began to convert the farm over to organic production after he had an epiphany about the damage that agricultural chemicals were having on the land that had given so much to him and his family.
In 1977, Wayne received a B.A. from the...Read more
Ariane Jaschke in Pitt Meadows—Maple RidgeFull resolution image
Ariane Jaschke has always worked to be a leader who uses empathy to inspire and empower others. Born in Saskatoon, raised in Surrey, and currently living in Pitt Meadows, she is no stranger to adventure and hard work.
Multi-passionate, Ariane has a diverse range of skills and abilities. Focused and determined, she has worked since 14-years-old to put herself through high school,...Read more
Barbara Joannette in La PrairieFull resolution image
Barbara Joannette was born in the beautiful capital of Quebec City, where she spent most of her youth and early adulthood. From high school onwards, she has had a keen interest in everything related to science, which led her to pursue an Honours Bachelor's degree in Biology, as well as a certificate in teaching for the college and high school levels, at Université Laval in Quebec...Read more
Luc Joli-Coeur in QuébecFull resolution image
Luc Joli-Coeur is an executive with the Ministère des Finances du Québec. Before taking a one-year leave of absence, he was responsible for the development of the alcoholic beverages sector and the governance of Crown corporations. He is now involved in a project in accordance with his ecological and social values by working in his spouse's company dedicated to marketing...Read more
Susan Jonah in New Brunswick SouthwestFull resolution image
Susan’s diverse background gives her an appreciation for complex issues and a passion for empowering communities. She holds a degree in History and Political Science (UNB) and a Forest Technician Diploma (Maritime Forest Ranger School). After working for 27 years as a Forest Ranger, she is now self-employed.
Born in Hillsborough, Susan moved to Yoho Lake in...
Bob Jonkman in Brantford—BrantFull resolution image
Bob Jonkman has championed Proportional Representation since he first volunteered for Fair Vote Canada in the 2007 referendum. As an Executive Member of the very active Fair Vote Waterloo Region Chapter, Bob came to believe electoral reform could best be accomplished by entering politics. He ran for office federally in 2015 and provincially in 2018 as the Green Party candidate in Kitchener...Read more
Elvin Kao in Markham—UnionvilleFull resolution image
Elvin Kao was raised in Markham—Unionville by first generation Canadian parents and a large extended family that had immigrated to the area. This experience instilled in him a deep sense of community and highlighted the importance of establishing strong roots.
Elvin holds a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo, and now works as a data analytics manager. He...Read more
Anna Keenan in MalpequeFull resolution image
Anna Keenan is a passionate, effective community organizer with international experience. Born in Australia, she earned degrees in physics and economics in 2007. Anna then worked in Europe, where she met her Island-born husband Robert. They moved to PEI in 2015 to start a family and to be nearby the New Glasgow home of his parents, as his mother began a journey of living with early-onset...Read more
Angela Keller-Herzog in Ottawa-CentreFull resolution image
Angela Keller-Herzog is an optimistic and energetic small-business owner. Angela and her partner are the proud parents of two teenage kids and have lived in Ottawa Centre, on unceded Algonquin territory, for over twenty-five years.
Angela is running because she thinks it is time for bold and effective climate action. She is a trained economist, having received an M.A. in Economics from...Read more
Claire Kelly in Moncton—Riverview—DieppeFull resolution image
Claire Kelly has lived all across Canada, and appreciates every corner of it, but is very proud to call herself a Maritimer. Born in Manitoba, and raised in New Brunswick and British Columbia, it's no wonder Claire has always felt passionate about ensuring all feel welcomed and respected in this country she loves.
After graduating from Mount Allison...
Catharine Kendall in Prince George—Peace River—Northern RockiesFull resolution image
Catharine Kendall is the owner of Magenta Mare Consulting, a grassroots community development consulting firm. Their work ranges from coordinating community music events to addressing youth gang prevention. Catharine is also the Executive Director and co-founder of Connaught Youth Centre Society in Prince George. Connaught Youth Centre provides programs for vulnerable children, youth and...Read more
Valerie Kennedy in Edmonton RiverbendFull resolution image
Valerie Kennedy retired last May after forty years teaching at universities and colleges in Edmonton and Northern Alberta. She also ran her own small business as a movement counselor and fitness leader. Her focus has always been on facilitating active lifestyles that take a holistic approach to healthy living.
Her passion for health led Valerie into the study of all aspects of who we...Read more
Max Kennedy in Timmins—James BayFull resolution image
Max is a teacher and environmental toxicologist, involved in community development with Green Timiskaming. A father of three, Max teaches math and science with the District School Board Ontario North East. Born the son of a member of the Canadian Armed Forces in Nottingham, England, he has seen this great country from the east coast to the west coast.
Max believes that human...Read more
Mackenzie Kerr in Cariboo—Prince GeorgeFull resolution image
Mackenzie Kerr is a student at the University of Northern British Columbia who has called the Cariboo—Prince George riding home for thirteen years.
Mackenzie understands the importance of the forest industry to our community. Over the past three summers, she worked in the stores department at the Canfor Northwood Pulp Mill, working closely with all the trades at...
Patrick Kerr in Lévis—LotbinièreFull resolution image
Patrick Kerr was born and raised on a farm in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. After high school he attended the University of Alberta where he started volunteering with the Green Party and obtained a degree in Materials Engineering. Prior to finishing his doctoral thesis, he took a position as a researcher at a metallurgical research consortium in Quebec City where he fell in love with the city, the...Read more
Safi Khan in Edmonton GriesbachFull resolution image
Safi Khan grew up in Calgary municipal housing in the mid-90s, though he denies having ever supported the Calgary Flames. Him and his family have called Edmonton home since the early 2000s, having lived in both the inner-city and Strathcona neighbourhoods. Safi holds an honors bachelor degree in Global Development.
While he is a lifelong Green Party voter, the urgency of the current...Read more
Rabaab Khehra in Surrey—NewtonFull resolution image
Rabaab Khehra studies International Relations and Political Science at the University of British Columbia. She is a busy activist in several areas, including human rights, indigenous affairs, LGBTQ+, women and environmental rights.
Rabaab has been involved in many organizations in her community including as a Big Sister where she worked as a teen mentor and as a delegate for the...Read more
John Kidder in Mission—Matsqui—Fraser CanyonFull resolution image
John Kidder is an economist, a policy analyst and governance practitioner, a small farmer, an inventor and an entrepreneur. He was a founder in 1983 of the Green Party of BC, the first Green party in North America. He holds the Finance portfolio in the Green Party of Canada’s shadow cabinet. He has three children and four grandchildren. He was a widower until April 2019 when he joyfully...Read more
David Kim-Cragg in Battlefords—LloydminsterFull resolution image
David Kim-Cragg is a father of two who originally hails from Sudbury. He has fallen in love with the prairies and believes passionately that reducing greenhouse emissions is essential for the economy and life of the region. David has been a member of the Green Party for the last eight years, and is CEO of the Saskatoon—University riding association.
David is a clergy...
Amanda Kistindey in Don Valley WestFull resolution image
Hoping to better equip herself as an instrument for change on environmental policy, Amanda studied International Relations and French Literature at Concordia University and spent several years familiarizing herself with the forestry industry and its effect on the fiscal, political, and socio-economic landscape of northern communities and indigenous populations.
She presently holds...Read more
Maia Knight in AjaxFull resolution image
Maia Knight, Candidate for the Green Party, Ajax, is a first-year Carleton University student who is currently studying Journalism and Political Science. From a very young age, she has been passionate about Green politics and has espoused its core tenets of ecological wisdom, social justice, grassroots democracy, and nonviolence. When she was a high school student, Maia demonstrated leadership...Read more
Lucas Knill in Long Range MountainsFull resolution image
Lucas Knill comes from a rural background, and is currently studying at Memorial University Grenfell Campus in Corner Brook, where he is completing his Master's of Science in Boreal Ecosystems and Agriculture. He loves to explore the natural, historic, and cultural beauty of the Long Range Mountains riding, from the breathtaking beauty of Gros Morne to the scenic trails of Channel-Port aux...Read more
Signe Knutson in Calgary SkyviewFull resolution image
Signe Knutson (pronounced: sig-nee can-u-teson) has been an active environmentalist for over three decades. She is a Master Herbalist, educated at Calgary's Wild Rose College, as well as a holistic therapist, early childhood educator and mental health counsellor. She grew up in Calgary and loves the fresh rivers and clean high-altitude air.
As a mother and grandmother,...
Ichha Kohli in Richmond HillFull resolution image
Ichha Kaur Kohli lives in Richmond Hill, Ontario with her mom and two older brothers. She grew up in a proud Sikh household and practices her faith today. Ichha graduated from the University of Toronto in 2018, where she studied Environmental Studies, Environmental Biology and Environmental Ethics. Ichha is currently pursuing her Master of Environmental Science from the University of Toronto....Read more
Georgia Kokotsis in Saint-LaurentFull resolution image
Georgia Kokotsis is a semi-retired, self-employed consultant and single mother of an environmentally-aware teenager. Georgia has been a volunteer member of the Blue Dot Movement, a project of the David Suzuki Foundation, for several years and has participated in many awareness-raising events regarding climate change and the importance of fortifying our laws at the highest level to protect our...Read more
Milan Kona-Mancini in Lac-Saint-LouisFull resolution image
Milan Kona-Mancini is a geography graduate from Concordia University who is passionate about changing society's relationship to nature. He has lived in Beaconsfield since he was three years old and is currently looking to buy a property with his sister in the area. Milan is a board member with the west island environmental group, The Green Coalition, which focuses on preserving green space...Read more
Racelle Kooy in VictoriaFull resolution image
Born and raised in British Columbia, Racelle Kooy grew up with a deep love for salmon, the Pacific Ocean and the mighty cedar forests. Her Dutch immigrant father encouraged her curiosity and critical thinking and her Secwepemc- St’atl’imc mother helped her ground deeply in her sense of place and connection to people. Both parents demonstrated the richness of building and supporting...Read more
Stephen Kotze in Lanark—Frontenac—KingstonFull resolution image
Stephen Kotze is a skilled facilitator and respected leader. For the past twenty years, he has served his community as an accounting professional, working with individuals, small-businesses and not-for-profit organizations to strengthen their long-term viability through solid financial practices and processes. Prior work experience includes nine months as Executive Director of the Canadian...Read more
Sarah Kraynick in Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill RiverFull resolution image
Sarah Kraynick has spent the last 12 years in the tech industry. Currently, she runs a cyber security firm that specialises in testing computer and physical systems. She is a business owner who believes that business can be beneficial if done right, and believes in the balance of profit, community and environment.
When Sarah is not hacking into systems to help make her clients...Read more
Robert Kryszko in Acadie—BathurstFull resolution image
Robert Kryszko is a federally recognized status Indian (Mi'gmag) from Pabineau First Nation. He graduated from Bathurst High School in 1982, and from the 1980s to the early 2000s, Robert held executive positions in the commercial and communal fisheries, forestry, and housing sectors. He also has plenty of experience in policy and procedure development and implementation, and has served as...Read more
Gordon Kubanek in CarletonFull resolution image
Gordon Kubanek is a professional engineer who earned his Master's of Chemical Engineering at McGill University before spending most of his career as a high school physics teacher. He is married, has three daughters and now lives on a hobby farm near Kars in the riding of Carleton, which he has called home for 15 years. He is currently taking care of his bees while he writes books and...Read more
Amita Kuttner in Burnaby North—SeymourFull resolution image
Amita Kuttner is a scientist who studies black holes and the early universe. She has obtained her PhD in astrophysics in June 2019. The Green Party Critic for Science and Innovation Policy, she plans to utilize her scientific training to bring important experience and perspectives to government, and to implement evidence-based policy aimed at solving the unique problems our communities,...Read more
Bridget Lacey in FoothillsFull resolution image
Bridget Lacey is a fifth-generation Albertan living on her family farm in the high country region of Foothills County in southwestern Alberta. Her parents were among the first greenhouse growers to seek organic certification in Alberta in the 1990’s, orienting Bridget toward the importance of healthy and sustainable local food production.
Bridget works as a municipal...
Éric Laferrière in Berthier—MaskinongéFull resolution image
Éric Laferrière first realized his passion for customer service and problem solving while working in the auto parts and repair business. Helping customers solve their car problems was an eye opening experience for him, and a real learning process in maintaining empathy in situations of frustration.
Looking to build off his new found desire to work in a customer-focused...Read more
Casey Lalonde in Nickel BeltFull resolution image
Casey Lalonde was born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario where she currently lives. Casey attended Laurentian University and currently works for a non-profit agency while completing a master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. Casey is actively involved in the Sudbury community and maintains a busy, active lifestyle.
Casey has been involved with the...Read more
Marty Lancaster in Barrie—Springwater—Oro-MedonteFull resolution image
Marty Lancaster strives to be an example to his community on how to live a greener life. He is a teacher at Bear Creek Secondary School, a coach, a past municipal councillor, an activist, a volunteer and a Green Party candidate.
Marty has a degree from McMaster University in Honours Science, and a Bachelor of Education from Queen's University. On a typical day, Marty...
Darcie Lanthier in CharlottetownFull resolution image
Darcie Lanthier has dedicated her life to critical social and economic issues including environmental protection, poverty reduction, food security, access to justice, and moving Canada toward renewable energy. She is a firm believer in Canadians and their capacity to mobilize for positive change.
Whenever she encounters injustice, Darcie steps up.
In her work as a...Read more
Kristin Lauhn-Jensen in Charleswood—St. James—Assiniboia—HeadingleyFull resolution image
Kristin was born and raised in Winnipeg. She discovered her passion for conservation and animal protection while camping and hiking with her family in parks across Manitoba.
Kristin studied at the University of Manitoba, first completing her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and then obtaining an LL.B. from the Robson Hall Faculty of Law. After graduating from law...
Jean-Michel Lavarenne in Ahuntsic-CartiervilleFull resolution image
Jean-Michel Lavarenne runs his own business, a software development company he founded in 2018, which services international humanitarian agencies, organizations within the medical industry, and Canada’s biggest marketing strategy firm. A proponent of agile leadership practices, he has repeatedly led teams in the successful delivery of complex projects.
Joey Leckman in Rivière-du-NordFull resolution image
Joey Leckman has taught for over fifteen years and is currently a sustainable development consultant at Cégep de St-Jérôme. He is also a municipal councillor for the city of Prévost and a director at Tricentris.
Joey has been championing ecological and social causes since his youth. He has been a very active member of the Club ⅔ and Amnesty International, and...Read more
Anthony Li in Lambton—Kent—MiddlesexFull resolution image
Anthony is a medical student at Queen’s who recently completed a degree in Biology and Economics at Western University. He has an interdisciplinary background, having worked in public service at the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, in research with the London Health Sciences Centre, and in teaching as a computer science teaching assistant and an MCAT Instructor at Western University....Read more
Ben Linnick in Saint-Boniface—Saint-VitalFull resolution image
Ben Linnick is an environmental activist, mental health advocate and proud Manitoba Métis. He is honoured to serve the citizens of Winnipeg as an emergency communications operator and dispatcher with the City of Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service. In addition to his regular duties, he was selected by his colleagues to serve on the Peer Wellness Team to act as a promoter of mental health...Read more
Roy Long in Markham—StouffvilleFull resolution image
Roy Long is just a regular guy that has always tried in his own little way, to make the world a better place. Every Saturday morning during the winter you will find Roy at the local hockey rink coaching young players even after his own kids have moved on to other sports. He knows that coaching a kids sport team won’t change the world, but he hopes that giving these kids a great sporting...Read more
Jason Lopez in Hamilton CentreFull resolution image
Jason was born and raised in a small home in Hamilton Centre, a son of immigrant parents from Colombia. Not owning a car for most of his life, Jason learned to rely on public transportation to get around this wonderful city. He studied at McMaster University, taking a broad range of courses and majoring in history. In order to pay for school, Jason took up a part-time...Read more
Andrew MacGregor in Peterborough—KawarthaFull resolution image
Andrew MacGregor works as a Financial Advisor in Peterborough, Ontario, where he lives with his wife and three kids.
As a father and planner, Andrew finds his call to action in the Green Party of Canada's environmental platform, believing wholeheartedly in immediate, bold and comprehensive climate change policy to secure a healthy environment for future generations...
Lil MacPherson in Dartmouth—Cole HarbourFull resolution image
Lil MacPherson was born and raised in Nova Scotia, and is the founder and co-owner of The Wooden Monkey restaurants in Halifax and Dartmouth. Serving food with a conscience is the restaurant's mission and many awards have recognized their commitment to quality and sustainability. Lil believes that her business is the most powerful way to express her values, share her vision, serve her...Read more
Sari Madi in Laval—Les ÎlesFull resolution image
A public policy expert, Sari Madi works as a lecturer and researcher in government policy. Currently, he is completing his Ph.D. on Institutional Change in the Labor Market at the School of Industrial Relations of the Université de Montréal.... Read more
Dean Maher in Spadina—Fort YorkFull resolution image
Dean Maher was born in St. John's, Newfoundland, and is now proud to call Toronto home. He is an entrepreneur and community leader who is active with a variety of organizations including the Toronto Humane Society and local LGBTQ+ groups.
Dean is especially concerned about the social, economic and environmental pressures that are being brought on by our increasingly connected and...Read more
Réjean Malette in Dorval—Lachine—LaSalleFull resolution image
Réjean Malette has lived in Dorval since 1993. He has been married for 26 years and has three grown-up children. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant who has been working for a Quebec company since 2009.
Réjean is part of a team of financial analysts who assess the profitability of projects such as: developing new products, implementing new production...
Greg Malone in AvalonFull resolution image
Greg Malone was born and educated in St. John’s. He is a cynic philosopher in the tradition of Diogenes and Lenny Bruce and, as one of the original founders of CODCO, is perhaps best known for the CODCO and WGB TV series’ and his wicked impersonations of political icons like George Bush, Jean Chrétien, Queen Elizabeth II and Barbara Frum. He has received many awards for...Read more
Paul Manly in Nanaimo—LadysmithFull resolution image
After a lifetime working and living in Nanaimo and Ladysmith, Paul Manly is representing his hometowns in Ottawa and working hard for our communities. From pushing for decisive climate action to finding smart solutions for small business owners, as our member of parliament Paul works for you, and your neighbours.
Paul was born in Port Alice and has lived in Nanaimo for almost twenty...Read more
Sean Manners in Beaches—East YorkFull resolution image
Sean Manners was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, to parents of European and Caribbean descent. He has studied political science and environmental ethics at the University of Toronto, and is a graduate student in environmental policy at Memorial University. He has called the Beaches—East York riding home for 22 years.
Sean has been an active research assistant with the...Read more
Kelly Manweiler in Elmwood—TransconaFull resolution image
Kelly lives with her partner and their 2 young children. After years of working as an educator focusing on environmental stewardship and then raising a family, Kelly was driven to join the Green Party by her desire to create a sustainable world for her children and all future generations. She believes that positive changes can be made to enable a better quality of life for all Canadians....Read more
Ralph Martin in Wellington—Halton HillsFull resolution image
Ralph Martin grew up on a beef and hog farm near Wallenstein, an upbringing that has always tied him to Wellington County. Though he has been lucky enough to live and work in other parts of our great country, he is proud to call this place home.
In addition to Wellington County, Ralph called the Ottawa area home for over fifteen years, an experience that helped him appreciate...Read more
Brooke Martin in Haldimand—NorfolkFull resolution image
Brooke Martin is a Registered Nurse, born and raised in Norfolk County. Brooke graduated with distinction from Western University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing. She was hired shortly after, and has since become a member of two committees at her rural hospital where she has been working with the interdisciplinary team to improve patient care. Brooke has seen how social...Read more
Travis Mason in St. CatharinesFull resolution image
Travis Mason has lived in St. Catharines for most of his life. After fifteen years of studying and working across Canada, and for a year in South Africa, he returned to his home to pursue a life outside of academia. Despite spending time amongst the giant conifers of British Columbia and along the rugged coast of Nova Scotia, Niagara has always felt like home to him.
Travis works as a...Read more
Elizabeth May in Saanich—Gulf IslandsFull resolution image
Elizabeth May is an environmentalist, a lawyer, an author, an activist, a mother, grandmother, and friend. Most recently she married John Kidder, gaining 3 more daughters and 7 grandchildren. ,
From 1986 - 88 she worked as senior policy advisor to the minister of environment in the Mulroney government. From 1989 - 2006 she was the director of the Sierra Club. Among her many...Read more
Ann McAllister in Saint John—RothesayFull resolution image
Ann enjoyed a career teaching English to newcomers, serving as church music director, and teaching piano. Convinced that social and economic well-being rests on a healthy environment, she has worked with her neighbours to protect her community from fracking, the Energy East pipeline, glyphosate, and a commercial development proposed for a government-regulated wetland. Impelled by reports from...Read more
Geo McLean in Sault Ste. MarieFull resolution image
Geo McLean was born and raised in Sault Ste. Marie and St. Joseph Island Ontario. He is a graduate of Quest University Canada, an innovative Liberal Arts and Science university in British Columbia. He currently works with the Canadian Mental Health Association as a Housing Support Worker, and Algoma District School Board as an Educational Assistant.
Geo studied nurturance, healthy...Read more
Ralph McLean in Churchill—Keewatinook AskiFull resolution image
Ralph McLean was born in The Pas, Manitoba, and grew up on an acreage where his parents owned a road construction business that serviced Northern Manitoba. He self identifies as Indigenous (Metis) and his mother is full status Rocky Cree. Ralph was a student at the University of Manitoba, and later went back to school at the age of twenty-five to get into the IT industry. He also worked in the...Read more
Tara McMahon in Scarborough—GuildwoodFull resolution image
Tara McMahon lives in Scarborough—Guildwood with her wife Lisa and daughters Amelia and Kimberly. Raised in small town Ontario, Tara has made Scarborough—Guildwood her home of choice with her family, having the right balance of city life and community. Tara is a licensed gas fitter and building code practitioner with over 15 years experience in construction and expertise in HVAC...Read more
Robert Mellalieu in Central Okanagan—Similkameen—NicolaFull resolution image
Robert Mellalieu was born in Chemainus and grew up in Duncan. In the 1980's, he moved to Alberta to pursue an education in the high tech world of computers. After completing his education, Rob accepted a position with ADP to head up the Central Canada Office in Winnipeg. In those days, he worked on mainframe computers the size of refrigerators.
In 1993, Rob moved back to British...Read more
Jency Mercier in LaSalle—Émard—VerdunFull resolution image
Jency Mercier is an environmentalist and activist who has been involved with a wide-range of initiatives from urban pollination projects to political campaigns. A graduate of Université de Montréal, she studied political science and multi-ethnic intervention.
Jency first ran for public office in the 2013 municipal election in Verdun on a platform of accountability and...Read more
Judy Mergel in Souris—Moose MountainFull resolution image
Judy Mergel, long-time resident of Wood Mountain, is excited to represent the Green Party of Canada in Souris—Moose Mountain. Judy first ran in the last provincial election, as the Saskatchewan Green Party candidate in Wood River. Judy was inspired to do more after hearing Elizabeth May speak at the University of Regina this past spring.
While not always seen as the natural...Read more
David Merner in Esquimalt—Saanich—SookeFull resolution image
As a father to four daughters, husband of 24 years, lawyer for over 28 years, political volunteer for 35 years, and enthusiastic hockey player for 50 years, David Merner understands the importance of commitment, hard work, creativity and fun.
David earned degrees from Harvard College, the University of Alberta, Oxford University and the University of Toronto, and has been called to the...Read more
Rowan Miller in Tobique—MactaquacFull resolution image
Rowan Miller is a resident of Upper Kent, New Brunswick, and does his best to be a citizen of the world. Born in Victoria, British Columbia, Rowan spent eleven years in Aiken, South Carolina, and a year studying in Yellow Springs, Ohio, before moving to New Brunswick in 2015 to be closer to family.
Rowan is descended from many generations of local farmers, and moving to New...Read more
Gord Miller in Parry Sound—MuskokaFull resolution image
Gord Miller is an ecologist who has broad public recognition because of his service with the Ontario Legislature as the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario. In that capacity for 15 years he oversaw and reported on the governments of four Premiers with regard to their performance in protecting the natural environment, pursuing energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Lisa Mintz in Pierrefonds—DollardFull resolution image
A librarian by training, Lisa presently works as an events coordinator for a health charity. Very implicated in ecological affairs, she either founded or co-founded three environmental groups (Sauvons la falaise!, Sauvons l'Anse à l'Orme, and Trainsparence). She sits on the administrative board of two other groups (Les Amis du parc Meadowbrook, The Green Coalition) and is a...Read more
Amanda Moddejonge in Thunder Bay—Rainy RiverFull resolution image
Amanda Moddejonge is a Certified Environmental Practitioner, professional communicator, and mother. She is committed to sustainable, ethical and well paid jobs for all Canadians, and to building strong communities.
A recent graduate of the Aboriginal Community Advocacy Program at Confederation College, Amanda is also educated in Public Relations at Humber College, Environmental...Read more
Samuel Moisan-Domm in Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-CharlesFull resolution image
Samuel Moisan-Domm was introduced to the values and ideas of the Green Party by his father, and has been a strong advocate for environmental action since he was very young. Indeed, he first ran as a Green Party candidate in the riding of Charlesbourg—Jacques-Cartier in 2000, when he was only eighteen-years-old.
Samuel is a graduate of St. Lawrence College, holds a Bachelor of...Read more
Réjean Monette in TerrebonneFull resolution image
Born in Montreal in 1964, Réjean Monette is the ninth child in a family of ten. His childhood and adolescence took him across the northern crown of the Laurentians from Val-David to Sainte-Agathe and then to Saint-Jérôme. Réjean got married at 19 and is the proud father of five children.
Réjean studied marketing in Ahuntsic and worked in the media for...Read more
Robert D. Morais in HochelagaFull resolution image
Robert Morais is a humanitarian, logistician and filmmaker of Acadian descent, and is the first manager of the Hochelaga Electoral District Association for the Green Party of Canada. He is a proud resident of Hochelaga.
Robert is a businessman who is actively involved in his community and works for the good of humanity. A multidisciplinary artist from a young age, he studied at the...Read more
Mathieu Morin in SherbrookeFull resolution image
Mathieu Morin was born in Le Gardeur and later moved to the municipality of Notre-Dame-des-Prairies. During his youth, he frequently participated in volunteer activities to beautify and preserve our environment. Mathieu studied legal techniques at the Cégep régional de Lanaudière in L'Assomption and is currently pursuing a combined MBA and Law degree at the Universit...Read more
Mike Morrice in Kitchener CentreFull resolution image
Mike Morrice grew up on the West Island of Montreal as the middle brother of three boys. His family moved to Newmarket, Ontario in 1997, and in 2003 he started his studies at Wilfrid Laurier University, completing a double degree in business and computer electronics. Mike was quickly hooked by the entrepreneurial spirit of Waterloo Region. After reading a book called Ishmael, his eyes were...Read more
Lenore Morris in YukonFull resolution image
Lenore Morris is lawyer and business owner in Whitehorse, Yukon. Active in the community and passionate about the environment, she wants to use the skills she’s developed in her career to advance the causes that she cares deeply about: environmental protection, economic sustainability, social justice and democracy.
In addition to a Law degree from the University of Victoria,...Read more
James Morrison in Avignon—La Mitis—Matane—MatapédiaFull resolution image
Austin Mullins in Banff—AirdrieFull resolution image
Austin Mullins is committed to being the strong, responsive, progressive voice for the citizens of Banff-Airdrie, and a champion for their right to a prosperous and sustainable future.
As Alberta's first Green Party member of parliament, Austin Mullins will be guided by shared values to pursue transformative change. He is energized by the party's fundamental principles of...Read more
Grad Murray in Edmonton CentreFull resolution image
Grad Murray was born to Jamaican immigrants and was raised in Toronto, Ontario. Grad puts a unique and inquisitive spin on politics, utilizing the critical thinking skills he gained as a political science student at York University, where he was deeply involved with local community and social issues.
At York, Grad focused on public policy and how it impacts everyday citizens. He has a...Read more
Pierre Nantel in Longueuil—Saint-HubertFull resolution image
Pierre entered politics eight years ago with two missions: Defend Quebec and its culture and do everything possible to respond to the climate crisis. Since being elected, Pierre has been the strongest voice in Parliament for Quebec’s culture and for the protection of its jurisdiction to govern without interference from the federal government. To fight climate change and to defend our...Read more
Geordie Nelson in Battle River—CrowfootFull resolution image
Geordie Nelson spent his earliest days in Ottawa before his family moved to Wainwright, Alberta, when he was fourteen, as his father was posted in the military. Geordie is a recent graduate of the University of Alberta Augustana Campus in Camrose, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in environmental science. He currently works at Augustana as the Conference Services Coordinator.
Oriana Ngabirano in Ottawa—VanierFull resolution image
Oriana Ngabirano is a passionate Ottawa—Vanier resident who believes a stronger Canada is possible. A graduate of the University of Montréal in Communications and Politics, she is a proven communicator who applies more than a decade of experience to her social activism and civic engagement efforts. Oriana is focused on empowering community members of all backgrounds to come...Read more
Brad Nickason in Coquitlam—Port CoquitlamFull resolution image
Though Brad Nickason was born in Barrhead, Alberta, just a short distance from the oil sands, he was raised and molded in the rugged western landscape of Kamloops, British Columbia. As a young person, he moved to Vancouver to study art and theatre. He has lived with his wife Susan in Port Coquitlam for over thirty years, and together they raised their three daughters, Emily, Rachel, and...Read more
Jan Norris in Saskatoon—UniversityFull resolution image
Jan Norris is an artist, art teacher, mother and long-time peace and environmental crusader, beginning when she was 16 years old combating pollution in Hamilton, Ontario. In the 1980s, she was part of Citizens for a Safe Environment, which succeeded in shutting down the toxic Commissioners Street garbage incinerator near where she was living in Toronto. A few years later, she moved to...Read more
Bonnie North in Barrie—InnisfilFull resolution image
Bonnie North is a community activist and small business owner who also serves as the Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Ontario. She is dedicated to working in the community to create awareness and change regarding environmental, food security and sovereignty initiatives.
A life-long learner, Bonnie is currently working on her Plant Based Professional Chef’s Certification, and...Read more
Caelum Nutbrown in Cloverdale—Langley CityFull resolution image
Caelum Nutbrown is a graduate of the Social Service Diploma program at the University of the Fraser Valley, and a mental health worker in the opioid crisis with Portland Hotel Society. He grew up in the Langley area, and has also called Surrey home. As a person who works with marginalized individuals, Caelum understands how having comprehensive social programs can make positive impacts in our...Read more
Peter Nygaard in Peace River—WestlockFull resolution image
Peter Nygaard is currently the director of Nygaard Plumbing and Gas Fitting Contractors Limited. He has co-authored and published a book, Decade of Discovery: A Couple’s Adventure that Spanned the Globe, describing a ten-year odyssey he undertook with his wife. Bicycles were their main mode of transportation —60,000 kms through 77 countries— allowing for a close connection...Read more
Sandra O'Connor in Niagara FallsFull resolution image
Sandra is an engaged member of the Niagara community, who wants to keep the community livable, healthy, and sustainable. She has a wonderful daughter, Kelly, and a son-in-law, Christian.
With deep roots in the Niagara Peninsula, Sandra was born and raised in Niagara and graduated from Brock University, where she specialized in physical and urban geography. During her varied career,...Read more
Natalie Odd in Calgary ConfederationFull resolution image
Natalie Odd has called Calgary home for most of her life. She holds a BA from the University of Calgary and an MA in Environment and Management from Royal Roads University. She currently serves as the executive director of the Alberta Environmental Network. Natalie’s career has focused on the environmental non-profit sector in Alberta, but she has also worked in the private and public...Read more
Peter Ormond in Hamilton East—Stoney CreekFull resolution image
Peter Ormond has been orchestrating Green activities in Hamilton for two decades. His involvement has evolved from serving as a board member with several community and not-for-profit organizations, to running for the Green Party and implementing hands-on projects that help to build a more sustainable community. Some of those projects have included strawberry plant giveaways, pear tree...Read more
George Orr in North VancouverFull resolution image
George Orr spent his formative years in Toronto, but has now called the North Shore home for over 40 years. He is blessed by three splendid grown children and supported by his loving life partner, Anne. Despite having children who live in Mexico and Australia, his family considers Vancouver to be their home.
George has worked as a cabinet-maker, BC-based reporter, educator for...Read more
Sarah Palmer in Red Deer—LacombeFull resolution image
Sarah’s curiosity and love for the outdoors prompted her to pursue a career in Earth Sciences, where she has worked in academia, government, and industry. She has two adult children and a mixed breed rescue dog. She considers being a mother and dog owner to be her most difficult, rewarding, and proudest accomplishments.
Sarah has earned degrees from Saint Mary’s...Read more
Annamie Paul in Toronto CentreFull resolution image
Annamie is a social entrepreneur and public policy advocate dedicated to advancing a sustainable and inclusive future for Canadians. She is the founder and former Executive Director of the Canadian Centre for Political Leadership (CCPL), a non-profit that advocated for and trained women, LGBTQ+, Indigenous and racialised peoples to run for elected office and public leadership positions and is...Read more
Jackie Pearce in Edmonton WestFull resolution image
Since 2006, Jackie has been running a home-based business as a Wholistic Practitioner. She’s helped people from all walks of life. As a Wholistic Practitioner, her focus is on treating the whole—and that’s exactly what politics is about!
It isn’t just the environment, economy, or healthcare. It’s everything from immigration to elder care. Making...
Jean-Charles Pelland in MontarvilleFull resolution image
Born in the Hôtel-Dieu d'Arthabaska, Jean-Charles Pelland grew up on the South Shore of Montreal. After studying at McGill University, He completed his PhD in philosophy at UQAM. He is now a postdoctoral fellow at the New College of the Humanities in London and at McGill University. He is also sometimes employed as a college lecturer in the social sciences and humanities in a...Read more
David Peters in St. John's EastFull resolution image
David Peters was born in St. John’s in 1963, the youngest of four children, he grew up in a happy, affluent neighborhood in the east end of the city. Childhood was spent playing hockey in winter, tennis in summer, performing as an accomplished boy soprano and taking lessons in ukulele, piano and trumpet. After time at Harrington Primary, Holloway Elementary and Macpherson School, he was...Read more
Michelle Petersen in OrléansFull resolution image
After 15 years of work in community services in Ottawa, Michelle Petersen is now self-employed and growing her business in Orléans as a Registered Psychotherapist. Her many years of frontline work helped her develop a profound understanding of the realities of individuals and families in need of community support. She believes all Canadians should have access to clean water, clean air,...Read more
Ian Pineau in Renfrew—Nipissing—PembrokeFull resolution image
Ian Pineau was born and raised on Prince Edward Island. A life long educator, Ian has worked across the country with youth and adults in outdoor environments. Active in environmental organizations and community groups wherever he has lived, Ian has a comprehensive understanding of sustainability issues from a variety of perspectives. A strong belief in the need to address all three...Read more
Érica Poirier in JolietteFull resolution image
Born in Notre-Dame-des-Prairies, Érica Poirier holds a Bachelor's degree in Management Information Technology from UQTR and a certificate in Cybersecurity of Computer Networks from Polytechnique de Montréal. Since early adolescence, she has been so passionate about information technology that she has made it her profession. She is currently working for a young innovative...Read more
Josée Poirier Defoy in Hull—AylmerFull resolution image
Josée Poirier-Defoy has been practicing healthy eating since she was a teenager. The arrival of her children was an opportunity to perfect this lifestyle choice — which involves consuming in a way that is sustainable, healthy and supportive of local ecosystems and producers.
Determined to make a difference in her personal and professional activities, she has sat on several...Read more
Casandra Poitras in Longueuil—Charles-LeMoyneFull resolution image
Casandra Poitras has called Montreal’s South Shore home for 21 years and is deeply committed to the success of this community. Indeed, you have probably seen her during previous campaigns, going door-to-door and chatting with residents about the future they desire.
In the last federal election, Casandra ran under the banner of the Green Party of Canada and earned the title of the...Read more
Christina Porter in Mississauga—MaltonFull resolution image
Christina Porter is running for parliament because she wants to reframe the climate debate. Canada does not have to choose between economic disaster and climate disaster; we have the opportunity to avoid both and prosper in a new, sustainable world economy. After the publication of so many disturbing reports on climate change, Christina felt the need to get involved and help steer our country...Read more
Valerie Powell in Simcoe NorthFull resolution image
Valerie Powell is passionate about her community and the arts. She has worked as an artist, for non-profit organizations, and in seniors’ health care. She is an active community volunteer with a wide range of experience.
Valerie is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and a practicing artist. She has operated a retail store, served as Executive Director of the...
Evan Price in DurhamFull resolution image
Evan Price is a Young Green and career sales professional who is passionate about fighting for Canadians’ rights. He was motivated to pursue public service because he wants to work with the residents of Durham to build a better future for our region and country.
Evan supports policies that empower women and young Canadians, and legislation aimed at protecting immigrants and...Read more
Jennifer Purdy in Kanata—CarletonFull resolution image
Dr. Jennifer Purdy is a family medicine physician who recently retired from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) after over 23 years in the Regular Force. She lives in Ottawa, with her husband William Whelan, on a hobby farm. She currently provides medical care at Ottawa Lifestyle Medicine in Kanata.
Jen grew up in Kanata, Ontario, attended Queen’s University for two years in Nursing...Read more
Faiza R'Guiba in VimyFull resolution image
Faiza R'Guiba is a 37-year-old woman but above all she is a mother of two children. She is a residential real estate broker with her own Ecodesign studio.
Faiza is active in politics and media in Montreal. She is an architect by training and is completing her second bachelor's degree by accumulating a certificate in order to further expand her knowledge of international...
Josh Rachlis in ThornhillFull resolution image
Josh Rachlis is an actor, cartoonist, singer, songwriter, screenwriter, stand-up comedian, radio personality, filmmaker and politician.
The Green Party of Ontario candidate for Eglinton—Lawrence in 2011 and Toronto—St. Paul's in 2014, Josh was asked to be on Mike Schreiner’s Shadow Cabinet as Consumer Affairs Critic. During the 2011 campaign, he was asked to be on...Read more
Sai Shanthanand Rajagopal in Winnipeg-NorthFull resolution image
Sai Shanthanand Rajagopal was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and wants to give back to his community. Sai read for his undergraduate and master's degrees at Harvard University, where he studied Biomedical Engineering and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Sai aims to leverage his technology and social justice background to design green, economically-sound policy.
Kirsi Ralko in KenoraFull resolution image
Kirsi Ralko is a member of City Council in Kenora, where she lives with her husband and their rescue dog, Cash. Kirsi was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario and settled in Kenora in 2015 after graduating from the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law. She is also a graduate of Lakehead University, where she received an Honours Bachelor of Commerce with First Class Standing in 2012. ...Read more
Randi Ramdeen in Scarborough—AgincourtFull resolution image
Randi Ramdeen's passion for activism and equality began at the age of 17 when she joined a social justice group and participated in the Walk Against Male Violence, an event created to bring awareness to domestic violence and feminist issues.
Since then Randi has continued to speak out against human and animal rights violations and to support women's equality and...Read more
Jovannah Ramsden in OshawaFull resolution image
Jovannah Ramsden was raised by a strong single mother of four in a small town, and has called Oshawa home for just under a decade. Her family has moved ten times —to six different neighbourhoods— in Oshawa as they had limited means and faced housing instability. This experience has given her firsthand knowledge of the day-to-day problems low-income Canadians face, and has instilled...Read more
Barry Randle in Central NovaFull resolution image
Barry Randle lives in Pictou, Nova Scotia, with his wife Camille Davidson, where they have owned and operated the Stone Soup Cafe and Catering for the past eight years. They moved to the East Coast from Powell River B.C. a decade ago with their two children and the family pets, crossing the country by RV and exploring Canada as they went.
Originally from England, Barry immigrated to St...Read more
Ann Raney in King—VaughanFull resolution image
Ann Raney is a professional engineer who has a long history of contributing to her community as a front-line volunteer and organizer. In late 2015, Ann founded a refugee sponsorship charity which has to date helped four families and for which Ann received a volunteer award from King Township. As an applied scientist, global warming has always been a concern for Ann. She believes partisan...Read more
Maha Rasheed in Mississauga East—CooksvilleFull resolution image
Maha Rasheed lives in Mississauga, Ontario, with her three little parrots. Maha was raised in Dubai, and immigrated to Canada in 1999. She considers herself to have been shaped by the diverse community and ambitious lifestyle of Central Mississauga, where she has resided for over ten years. A graduate of York University, Maha received a Bachelor of Arts in 2010, and then continued her...Read more
Françoise Raunet in Richmond CentreFull resolution image
Françoise Raunet has spent a lifetime working to improve Vancouver and the world. A mother of two, Françoise is skilled at bringing people together to solve their common problems, and she will work tirelessly as an MP to transition to a post-carbon economy, strengthen democratic institutions, and reduce economic and social inequality.
After decades of advocacy for...Read more
Rylan Reed in Kildonan—St. PaulFull resolution image
Rylan Reed has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Saskatchewan and a Master’s Degree in Indigenous Governance from the University of Winnipeg. He has worked in various roles in First Nations and within the Federal and Manitoba governments, culminating in senior level positions within Manitoba Housing and Renewal Corporation, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and Fox Lake...Read more
Kelsey Reichel in Bonavista—Burin—TrinityFull resolution image
Kelsey Reichel lives in Carbonear, Newfoundland, which has been his home since 1998, when he moved there at the age of nine. Born on Cape Breton Island, Kelsey grew up in a working-class family that ran small businesses over the years, including tanneries and leather shops, a restaurant and a trucking company. He feels lucky to have roots on two islands in the Atlantic, and much prefers the...Read more
Marco Reid in Calgary Signal HillFull resolution image
Marco Reid has been an environmentalist and humanitarian all his life. He currently resides in Calgary where he is dedicated to bringing green initiatives and practices wherever he goes.
Marco sits as the President of the Green Party of Alberta and supports the highest administrative level of the Party day-to-day. He has a passionate interest in seeing Green elected officials...Read more
Marc Reinarz in North Okanagan—ShuswapFull resolution image
Marc Reinarz was born in Luxembourg, and at the age of four, moved with his parents and nine other siblings to Brussels. In 1974, he moved to Canada with his parents and youngest sister to live on a ranch in the East Kootenays. While working various jobs after school, Marc still found time to help his father with the ranch.
After completing his electronics studies in Calgary, Marc...Read more
Hugo Reinoso in Mississauga CentreFull resolution image
Hugo Reinoso has lived in Mississauga with his wife Sandra Conceicao and their children Natalia and Lucas for the past 23 years. His career in Information Technology along with his community involvement as a volunteer and board member for Non-for-Profit organizations such as Leash-Free Mississauga has helped him to better understand the greater need of this community.
Hugo and...Read more
Laura Reinsborough in BeauséjourFull resolution image
Laura Reinsborough was born and raised on the Tantramar Marshes in Sackville, New Brunswick, with Acadian roots along the cultural coast. She was named one of “40 Changemakers in Canada” by Canadian Living Magazine for founding an award-winning environmental initiative that inspired thousands of volunteers. Home in New Brunswick, she is the Director of Food For All NB and an active...Read more
Lorraine Rekmans in Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau LakesFull resolution image
Lorraine Rekmans has been an advocate for environmental and social justice issues through her work with both media and non-governmental organizations. With a background in journalism, Lorraine has extensive experience in policy development, government, industry, public affairs and Indigenous communities. She is the former Executive Director of the National Aboriginal Forestry Association and...Read more
Sandra Riedo in Louis-Saint-LaurentFull resolution image
Sandra Mara Riedo is a 40-year-old electronics engineer. She was born in Curitiba in southern Brazil and immigrated to Canada in 2009. She currently works as a software quality analyst in a company located in Lévis. She lives in Ancienne Lorette with her husband and loves dancing, art and sharing cultures. Very involved in her local community as a volunteer, she ran for politics for the...Read more
Jocelyn Rioux in Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les BasquesFull resolution image
Jocelyn Rioux has served his community in many ways — as a community activist, political organizer and as a member of the Canadian Armed Forces. He is running for the Green Party of Canada in 2019 because environmental action has become his raison d'etre.
In addition to his service with the armed forces, Jocelyn has also worked as a builder, telecommunications...
Jo-Ann Roberts in HalifaxFull resolution image
Jo-Ann Roberts is an award winning journalist and broadcaster. She retired from a 25 year career at CBC in December 2014. From 1994-2004, she was the host of Information Morning, based in Moncton and serving all of Eastern New Brunswick. She left New Brunswick to become the host of of All Points West, the CBC afternoon show that served most of British Columbia. She filled that role for 10...Read more
Cass Romyn in Sturgeon River—ParklandFull resolution image
Cassandra “Cass” Romyn was born in southwestern Ontario, growing up in a small town close to the US border. She attended the University of Windsor for two years before deciding on a change in career goals, next earning her diploma from Georgian College in 2009. In 2012, she met her husband Jeff, and not long after, they expanded their family, having a daughter.
Jean Rousseau in Compton—StansteadFull resolution image
Born in 1961 to working class parents, Jean Rousseau made his first steps in Montreal in the St-Michel district, and then lived successively in Asbestos and Windsor in the Eastern Townships. At the age of fifteen, he participated in his first political actions: student demonstrations and the advent of the Parti Quebecois with René Lesvesque. Though he was driven into politics because of...Read more
Douglas Roy in NunavutFull resolution image
Douglas Roy is a teacher, community leader and longtime environmental activist. After a life spent roaming across the country and around the world teaching, he is now settling into his new role as the Principal of Qaqqalik School in Kimmirut.
Douglas’ commitment to the environment began while teaching at a university in Southern China. Frequently invited to speak at other...Read more
Laura Sanderson in Sherwood Park—Fort SaskatchewanFull resolution image
Laura is a manager of a team of 25 people in a coffee shop, and has worked for the same company for 11 years. Her experience communicating, teaching, and leading people of all different experiences and backgrounds has given her a great skill set to engage in political discourse.
Laura believes the most important thing a Canadian citizen can do for the future of Canada is get...Read more
Angelena Satdeo in YellowheadFull resolution image
Angelena Satdeo is a multi-faceted artist, educator, academic and dedicated yogini who has had the honour of living in Canadian cities from Victoria to Quebec. This national exposure fostered a deep commitment and passion for the amelioration and upliftment of life in Canada for all Canadians.
The child of Guyanese immigrants, Angelena arrived in Edmonton, Alberta, as a 6-month...Read more
Micheal Sawyer in Skeena—Bulkley ValleyFull resolution image
Mike Sawyer lives in Smithers, British Columbia, and before that, was raised and resided in Calgary, Alberta. A retired mountain and white-water guide and the father of two grown children, he has a lifelong passion for environmental and social justice issues and green politics.
Mike graduated from the University of Calgary with a Masters of Environmental Design in 1993. Since then, he...Read more
Mike Schmitz in Humber River—Black CreekFull resolution image
Mike Schmitz was born and raised in Toronto, and began his career as a small business owner on the Lakeshore after graduating from George Brown College. He moved to the Jane and Finch area through his employment as Logistics Operator with Versacold in 2006, where he has served as Union Representative, Health and Safety Inspector, and point person for a charitable program that provides cold...Read more
Les Schram in Ottawa SouthFull resolution image
Les Schram has lived in Ottawa South with his wife Maggie for over thirty years. They have three children and six grandchildren, all of whom are avid hikers, campers and outdoor enthusiasts.
Les is a graduate of Carleton University and has two financial industry certificates, Group Benefits Associate and Chartered Health Specialist. He is currently working towards the Chartered...Read more
Cameron Semple in Etobicoke CentreFull resolution image
Cameron Semple was born and raised in Etobicoke. He graduated from Etobicoke Collegiate Institute in 2009, and has since been pursuing degrees in economics and computer science, part-time from Harvard University and MIT.
Professionally, Cameron is an entrepreneur and product manager in Canada’s technology sector. While his recent focus has been on developing artificial...Read more
Shawn Setyo in Saskatoon WestFull resolution image
Shawn Setyo is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan and works in the burgeoning technology space in Saskatoon. He believes the Greens to be the most forward-thinking political party in the province. A party that is grounded in scientific facts and the betterment of society as a whole. A party that puts people before profit and understands that we are all connected in the intricate web...Read more
Andrea Shalay in Winnipeg CentreFull resolution image
Andrea Shalay is a committed community builder and has worked for years to ensure Winnipeg neighbourhoods are safe and affordable. Through her work in property management, as a long-time member of the West Broadway Community Organization and as an engaged neighbour, she has connected with people across the city to tackle a wide-range of issues. Her annual BBQ is legendary for bringing together...Read more
Laura-Leah Shaw in Edmonton ManningFull resolution image
Laura-Leah Shaw’s purpose in life is to serve her family, community and country. She has earned a wealth of life experience which she plans to use to help shape our children's future and build a better country for generations to come.
Laura-Leah and her two siblings were raised by a single mother who modeled an excellent work ethic for the Shaw family. From her mother, Laura-...Read more
Collan Simmons in Perth—WellingtonFull resolution image
Collan Simmons is a physician, Chief of Anesthesia at Stratford General Hospital and an adjunct professor at Western University Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. He is a strong advocate for environmental causes, and was motivated to enter federal politics to advocate for more comprehensive environmental policies and the growth of the renewable economy.
Collan has a long history of...Read more
Neil Sinclair in Saskatoon—GrasswoodFull resolution image
Neil Sinclair was born and raised in the Saskatoon area, on a farm which his family has owned since the 1920s. He was the fourth generation to work on the Sinclair family farm. With a lifelong interest in animals and nature, environmental activism was the path Neil chose to follow.
In 1983, he discovered a new political party starting in West Germany - and elsewhere - that...
Paul Slavchenko in WhitbyFull resolution image
Dr. Paul Slavchenko has just retired from a career as an anesthesiologist at Lakeridge Health
Oshawa. After 30 years of improving the health of Canadians one patient at a time, Paul wishes to devote himself to improving the health of Canadians as a whole. He thinks that the best way to do this would be as a Green Party MP.
Paul was born in Dauphin, Manitoba, to Rev. Taras...Read more
Peter Smith in Sarnia—LambtonFull resolution image
Peter Smith has lived in Sarnia with his wife ‘Trina since 1987. Peter grew up in London, England, where he obtained an Honours Degree in Nuclear Engineering from the University of London. After working in the nuclear industry for nine years, he and his family moved to Canada in 1982, spending their first three years in Northwest Ontario, before moving to Sarnia. Peter and ‘Trina...Read more
Taylor Stasila in Calgary MidnaporeFull resolution image
Taylor is a born and raised Southeast Calgarian. She has been working since she was a young girl, giving her a wide-range of experience in many industries, including restaurants, retail, cleaning, and warehousing. She is currently pursuing a degree at the University of Calgary with a double major in Political Science and English Literature.
Taylor recently ran as a Green...
David Stibbe in Ottawa West—NepeanFull resolution image
David Stibbe is passionate about Canada, our environment and his community. After having spent much of his young adult life exploring this country, and the world, as an adventure traveler and guide, in 2004 he returned to Ottawa.
In 2005, David along with his future wife Angie, moved into the Britannia neighborhood of Ottawa West Nepean and have been living more...
Cameron Stiff in Vaudreuil—SoulangesFull resolution image
Cameron Stiff was born and raised in Toronto and moved to Montreal in 2003 for his studies. He mastered the French language and fell in love with the city. His passion for the environment and sustainable development is reflected in a career that has ranged from...Read more
Kate Storey in Dauphin—Swan River—NeepawaFull resolution image
Kate Storey is a proud farmer and community advocate running to create a Canada that works for all of us, not just the lucky few. As Member of Parliament, Kate will stand up for the people of Dauphin—Swan River—Neepawa and champion the wellbeing of our rural communities.
Kate cares deeply about Manitoba. She farms and raised her family here, and has a deep understanding of...Read more
Alessandra Szilagyi in Saint-Léonard—Saint-MichelFull resolution image
Alessandra Szilagyi is a graduate of Concordia University and holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours in Human Environment and a Minor in Political Science. An avid volunteer with a passion for environmental justice, she frequently dedicates her time to public education and sustainability initiatives.
Over the last 3 years, Alessandra has worked closely with her community on a variety of...Read more
Evelyn Tanaka in Calgary ShepardFull resolution image
Evelyn Tanaka lives in McKenzie Towne in an eco-friendly solar-powered home with her husband Geoff, their two sons Alex and Sam, and their dog Molly. She was inspired and encouraged to run for the Green Party of Canada by her colleague, Allie Tulick, who ran in the Alberta provincial election in 2019. Evelyn hopes to secure a prosperous, fulfilling and sustainable future for coming generations...Read more
Dana Taylor in West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky CountryFull resolution image
Originally from Toronto, Dana Taylor’s migration to British Columbia began with a family vacation to Victoria at age 13, two years at Notre Dame University in Nelson at 19, and a permanent move to the coast in 1974. A decision 30 years ago to move his family to West Vancouver, and to not seek a third term re-election to North Vancouver City Council, has made this riding his home ever...Read more
Lawrence Taylor in Vancouver KingswayFull resolution image
Lawrence Taylor is a resident of Vancouver-Kingsway, and wants to channel his inclusive leadership style, optimism and compassion to help tackle the urgent environmental crises of climate change and reverse the decline in civil political discourse. From addressing ocean acidification to re-engaging disillusioned and disenfranchised voters, Lawrence is looking forward to moving beyond his role...Read more
Terry Teather in Niagara WestFull resolution image
Terry Teather resides in Jordan Station at the heart of the Niagara Region’s fruit belt. He was born and raised in St. Catharines, and started his career as a social worker and administrator with the regional government in the Niagara Region.
Terry graduated from the University of Guelph and attained a Master’s degree at Simon Fraser University. He had a lengthy career as a...Read more
Shelley Termuende in Grande Prairie—MackenzieFull resolution image
Shelley Termuende is a dedicated leader with a passion for community service. She holds a degree in Political Science and International Studies from the University of Northern British Columbia.
Shelley has worked as an administrator for local governments across British Columbia for the last three years. Shelley has also worked as a community journalist, editor, server, and legal...Read more
Tim Thompson in Fundy RoyalFull resolution image
Timothy Thompson was born and raised in Quispamsis, New Brunswick. Tim is one of five children, that grew up in a large family with strong ties to the Fundy Royal. Throughout his youth, he learned the importance of family and community values.
Tim spent his summers in his younger years with his family on the Kingston Peninsula and St Martins. He was often found on the...
Pauline Thornham in Brampton CentreFull resolution image
Pauline Thornham's early experience, in mining towns of Quebec, taught her the need for environmental stewardship. Our beautiful north country also taught her respect for the web of nature. Her passion for environmental issues led her to the Green Party, and to run four times in Brampton since 2011.
Pauline received a B.Sc.(Agr.) from the University of Guelph, and has current OCT...Read more
Bill Tiessen in Brandon—SourisFull resolution image
Bill Tiessen resides in his childhood home on a farmyard near Crystal City, Manitoba. Together with his wife Sheila, he operated a mixed farm until 2009, raising sheep and chickens alongside crops of alfalfa hay, wheat, canola, barley and flax. Currently, they run a successful bookkeeping and tax preparation business and consider their grown children, Rebecca and Zach, as their proudest legacy...Read more
Chris Tolley in Toronto—DanforthFull resolution image
Chris Tolley has been an active member of the Green Party of Canada for close to ten years. He has been on the campaign team for three elections, and was the candidate for the Toronto—Danforth Greens in the 2015 federal election.
When he’s not running for the Green Party, Chris is an award-winning writer, director and broadcaster. He is the co-host and producer of CBC...Read more
Michael Tomaino in Niagara CentreFull resolution image
Michael Tomaino grew up in Port Colborne, attended Notre Dame High School in Welland, and graduated from the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto in 1991. Following university, he returned to Niagara to raise a family and now resides in Port Colborne.
Michael has always had a vision for a greener future, and has been involved in environmental activism and politics for over...Read more
Bao Tran Le in Marc-Aurèle-FortinFull resolution image
Bao Tran Le is a second generation immigrant from Vietnam. He was raised by a single mother of four children who immigrated to Canada in the early 1980s to escape years of war and poverty. He arrived from Ho Chi Minh City to LaSalle, Quebec, when he was just four years old.
The journey that led Bao to where he is today, running to become a Member of Parliament, is a long and...Read more
Thomas Trappenberg in South Shore—St. MargaretsFull resolution image
Dr. Thomas Trappenberg lived in Halifax and Upper Tantallon before moving with his wife and two children to Hatchet Lake in 2002. A professor of computer science at Dalhousie University, he holds a PhD in Physics and has held research positions in Canada, Japan, and Oxford, England. His main research areas are computational neuroscience, machine learning and robotics.
Thomas is...Read more
Julie Tremblay in MirabelFull resolution image
Julie Tremblay-Cloutier is a businesswoman, bilingual Canadian, wife of 25 years, and the proud mother of her 21-year-old son.
A graduate of HEC Montréal, where she also taught for more than 15 years and won the Prix Relève d'Excellence in 2007, Julie has worked in management for a range of private and public organizations in Quebec, the United States and around the...Read more
Cynthia Trentelman in Mississauga—LakeshoreFull resolution image
Cynthia Trentelman grew up in Clarence Creek, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Laurentian University in Sudbury, and currently lives in Waterloo with her partner of 12 years, Corey Trentelman. Having lived across the province, she considers the whole of Ontario her home.
She is committed to represent the riding in which she is running for as it is home. Cynthia’s...Read more
Hendrika Maria (Riny) Tuithof de Jonge in Bow RiverFull resolution image
Riny Tuithof de Jonge cares deeply about community issues and local politics. For most of her life she has worked with small businesses and is an exceptional listener with strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Her genuine interest in the well-being of others makes her undertake all endeavours with full commitment, focus and intensity.
Riny is president of her family business...Read more
Allison (Allie) Tulick in Calgary HeritageFull resolution image
Allison “Allie” Tulick is a chemist and a community activist. She has a history of tenacious work with all-levels of government to meet the needs of communities in Southwest Calgary.
In 2015, Allie successfully challenged the Province on the design of the Southwest Ring Road and saved the Beaver Pond in the Weaselhead/Glenmore Park. Allie also negotiated a tax-...
Dan Turcotte in Don Valley EastFull resolution image
Dan Turcotte is a director, strategist and executive producer. He is the owner and operator of Pet Shop Productions, an award-winning strategy and content production company that focuses on ethical work to entertain and educate Canadians.
Dan, with Pet Shop, has worked in the education sector, politics, public infrastructure, healthcare and financial education. His work has been...Read more
David Turcotte in Bécancour—Nicolet—SaurelFull resolution image
David Turcotte is a long-time social therapist and the father of two wonderful twins with an ASD diagnosis. He was inspired to run in 2019 by his extraordinary children, and intends to make neurodiversity a central subject of his campaign.
David believes that as an advanced, progressive society we need to make more room in the labour market for people with autism spectrum disorders,...Read more
Katherine Turgeon in SheffordFull resolution image
Katherine Turgeon is a full-time mother of six children who is committed to ecological justice and building a better society for future generations.
Katherine started her career in a 9-1-1 and alarm care dispatch centre, having obtained a certificate as a terrestrial radio operator and emergency dispatcher from Collège Montmorency. She also pursued first responder training in...Read more
David Urquhart in Hamilton MountainFull resolution image
Retired from a leadership role in the Hamilton steel industry, David Urquhart is a father and grandfather who is a lifelong resident of Hamilton Mountain. He hopes to use the leadership skills he learned during his career and his management studies at McMaster University to create a more sustainable and equitable political environment.
Dave deeply cherishes the time he spent raising...Read more
Marjorie Valiquette in Argenteuil—La Petite-NationFull resolution image
Marjorie Valiquette was born in Sainte-Adèle in the Laurentians region of Quebec. She is the youngest of three siblings of French-speaking parents. Marjorie earned a bachelor's degree in environmental design from the Université du Québec à Montréal in 1998, and has spent most of her career since then self-employed in the field of environmental design....Read more
Danielle Valiquette in Bruce—Grey—Owen SoundFull resolution image
Danielle Valiquette is an active member of her community, and regularly volunteers at the local elementary school, including with the nutrition program. She is the Grey Highlands Councillor responsible for the environment portfolio, and sits on the Library Board and the Community Development Advisory Committee.
Danielle’s first taste for activism came at age 13, when she...Read more
Juan Vazquez in PapineauFull resolution image
Juan Vazquez is a professional homeopath and naturopath who calls Montréal home. He is part of the sustainable development team at the National Bank of Canada and has participated in the last five UN Conferences on Climate Change as well as the RIO+20 Conference on Sustainable Development. He has also been consistently involved with YOUNGO throughout the UNFCCC conferences as a Climate...Read more
Avery Velez in Scarborough NorthFull resolution image
Avery Velez is Qalipu Mi’kmaq from Taqamkuk, Mi’kmaq territory on the west coast of Newfoundland. Avery is committed to all six pillars of the Green Party and is particularly devoted to fighting for equity, environmental justice, Indigenous rights, and healthy communities.
Avery has a degree in International Development and Globalization from the University of Ottawa, and...Read more
Mark Vercouteren in Chatham—Kent—LeamingtonFull resolution image
Mark Vercouteren grew up in Chatham-Kent working as a farmhand and at his family’s fruit stand in Blenheim. These experiences have instilled in him a deep respect for the role farmers play in bolstering Canada’s communities and economy. He is dedicated to supporting our farmers as they face an increasingly complex global market and the instability being brought about by climate...Read more
Sharolyn Vettese in WillowdaleFull resolution image
Sharolyn Vettese recognizes the urgency of the climate crisis and is devoting her campaign to sharing that message. Sharolyn knows that the climate crisis affects all Canadians but she also knows that we have the technology, knowledge, and expertise to adapt, mitigate, and transition to a sustainable low-carbon economy. We only need leadership. Without leadership, floods, wildfires, droughts,...Read more
André Voyer in Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—LévisFull resolution image
André Voyer was born in Quebec City in 1953, the eldest of six children. In the early 1970s, he began studying music —specifically, the guitar and cello— and started a career as a songwriter, composer and performer.
In 1982, André founded a publishing and distribution house for greeting cards that featured reproduced works by Quebec and Canadian illustrators...Read more
Gillian Walker in Moose Jaw—Lake Centre—LaniganFull resolution image
Gillian Walker is currently a student at the University of Saskatchewan studying education. During the summer of 2019 they worked for a renewable energy company based in Saskatoon aiding the team to bring Solar and Geothermal energy to Saskatchewan residents. Gillian is a member of the LGBTQIA2+ community and identifies as Transgender Non-Binary using gender neutral pronouns They/Them/Their....Read more
Kerri Wall in Prince AlbertFull resolution image
Kerri Wall was born and raised in Saskatoon and loves living close to nature, where she can walk to her office, ride the dirt jumps, and rip around the ski hill with friends in the winter.
Kerri has a passion for public health and has worked as a Community Health Facilitator since 2010, supporting local governments with healthy public policy and planning. Kerri has dealt...
Nicki Ward in York South—WestonFull resolution image
Nichola “Nicki” Ward was born in London, England, to parents who had escaped the poverty and class restrictions of their hometowns to come to make a better life. They succeeded, but never forgot their roots, remaining extremely active in politics, particularly in the areas of social justice and community. Indeed, Nicki’s mother, Anne, continues to be extremely active in U.K....Read more
Stephnie Watson in LethbridgeFull resolution image
Stephnie Watson was born and raised in Red Deer, Alberta, and now lives in Lethbridge, Alberta, on the traditional Siksikaitsitapi territory. For the past 17 years, they have called this place home, and they would like to take this time to pay respect to the Siksikaitsitapi and Metis people of the past, present, and future. Stephnie has a Master of Science in Environmental Science from the...Read more
Sari Watson in Hastings—Lennox and AddingtonFull resolution image
Sari Watson is a business owner and newly elected Municipal Councillor in her hometown of Stirling-Rawdon. Borne from a deep love and respect for the natural world, Sari understands the delicate relationship between society, the environment, business and economics, and pursued a bachelor’s degree from the University of Waterloo in the Environment, Resources, and Sustainability program....Read more
Bryce Watts in Port Moody—CoquitlamFull resolution image
Bryce Mathew Watts was born and raised in Surrey, B.C. The son of a long time civil servant mother and a blue collar father, Bryce grew up with the idea that anything was possible if we were prepared to put in the effort. He has always championed environmental causes, even going back to when he was the leader of his high school’s environmental club. Bryce is an environmentalist, writer,...Read more
Brennan Wauters in Burnaby SouthFull resolution image
Brennan Wauters is an independent electrical contractor and Project Manager for a growing electrical company in British Columbia. Brennan has been a federal Green candidate twice, and has also ran once provincially in the riding of Vancouver-Hastings. Within the next few months, Brennan will gain Project Management Certification from UBC and achieve designation as a Certified Energy Manager...Read more
David Weber in Kitchener South—HespelerFull resolution image
David Weber lives in Kitchener's Doon community near the area his Mennonite ancestors farmed. David studied Law and Security at Conestoga College, graduating in 1988 to begin thirty years of honorable police service within his community.
Having a strong sense of justice and becoming a disenfranchised conservative voter, David observed the “big three” parties all to be...Read more
Nicholas Wendler in Huron—BruceFull resolution image
Nicholas Wendler holds a Master of Arts in Spiritual Care and Psychotherapy from Wilfrid Laurier University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Development Studies from the University of Waterloo. Prior to moving away for school, he spent his youth living in the Huron-Bruce town of Goderich. He loves the small town, local community feel of support never being far away.
Nicholas lives...Read more
John Werring in Surrey CentreFull resolution image
John has lived in North Surrey since 1982. He is married and has four children. He is an avid angler and loves the outdoors. John has a Master's degree in Animal Resource Ecology from UBC and is a registered professional biologist and member in good standing of the College of Applied Biology of BC.
John has over 30 years experience dealing with all levels of government on a wide...Read more
Jeff Wheeldon in Northumberland—Peterborough SouthFull resolution image
Jeff Wheeldon works as a realtor in Brighton, Ontario, where he lives with his wife and two sons. He strongly shares the values of the Global Greens Charter, especially the values of sustainability, social justice and nonviolence, which also connect with his church background and fuel his efforts to build healthy communities.
Jeff holds a Master of Arts degree, and has a broad work...Read more
Byron White in Coast of Bays—Central—Notre DameFull resolution image
Byron White lives in his hometown of Comfort Cove-Newstead with his wife Celeste. They have two daughters, Shelly and Adrienne, and five grandchildren. He considers himself fortunate to have grown up in rural Newfoundland where communities are close-knit, and people know and support each other. He is proud to be a part of the strong cultural tradition of living sustainably close to the land...Read more
Stacey Wiebe in Yorkton—MelvilleFull resolution image
Stacey Wiebe is a farmer near Sturgis SK. She runs certified organic, grassfed and finished cattle. She uses Holistic Management and Planned Rotational Grazing on her farm. She also raises meat goats. She works in the summer months at the Sturgis Stationhouse Museum as the Curator. Stacey is married and has two children, aged 6 and 4. Stacey is committed to representing her constituents to the...Read more
Stefan Wiesen in Dufferin—CaledonFull resolution image
Stefan Wiesen co-owns a socially conscious marketing company and aims to empower leaders and strengthen communities. This mandate of empowerment and community also guides Stefan in his role as a husband of 35 years, a father, grandfather and long-time resident of Dufferin-Caledon.
Born, raised and educated in Germany, Stefan was a very active member of the Youth Organisation of the...Read more
Christopher Williams in Markham—ThornhillFull resolution image
Christopher Williams is an award-winning teacher and Head of Personalized Alternative Education at Milliken Mills High School in Markham. His 27 year career in public education was preceded by memberships in both the Carpenters’ and Labourers’ Unions. His eclectic experiences in the trades in combination with his passion for lifelong learning have helped shape him into a unique...Read more
Gareth Williams in BurlingtonFull resolution image
Gareth Williams is a proud 20+-year resident of Burlington who currently lives in the Brant Hills neighbourhood with his wife. He has a strong record of community involvement, working alongside family, friends, and neighbours to build a safer and cleaner future for Burlington families. For over a decade, Gareth has been active with many local grassroots organizations dedicated to protecting...Read more
Sean Wood in Courtenay—AlberniFull resolution image
Sean Wood lives in Parksville, B.C., with his wife of 21 years, Teresa, and their sons Erik and Isak. Sean was raised in Orillia, Ontario, but found his way out to B.C. in 1994. He can still remember the first breathtaking drive up the Sea to Sky Highway, and the stunning majesty of the Coastal Mountains and Pacific Ocean. Sean owns a graphic design company that serves other businesses large...Read more
Rebecca Wood in York CentreFull resolution image
Rebecca Wood is fiercely passionate about social justice, the environment, and equality. She is a University of Guelph graduate, successful entrepreneur, and mother of two. Rebecca has called Toronto home for fifteen years. She is woven into the community through her collaborations with locally owned businesses, her activism to protect good local jobs, and through her connection to childcare...Read more
Catriona Wright in Calgary Rocky RidgeFull resolution image
Catriona Wright is the CEO of the Calgary Rocky Ridge Federal Green Party Association, a position she has held for just over three years. She is running for the Green Party because she knows that 2019 is the year Canada must elect the people who will be brave enough to take action to confront both the tremendous loss of biodiversity and the climate emergency.
Catriona loves living in...Read more
Geoff Wright in Vancouver QuadraFull resolution image
When Dr. Geoff Wright sees a problem, he wants to fix it. A Professional Engineer with a background in scientific research, he is ready to put in the hard work necessary to confront the climate crisis.
As an internationally competitive athlete in rowing, Geoff developed a national perspective. This was expanded further by a federal research position at the Department of National...Read more
Kirsten Wright in WaterlooFull resolution image
Kirsten Wright grew up in Sudbury, Ontario before moving to Waterloo go to school for engineering. She and her husband fell in love with Waterloo and have called it home ever since. They are now raising two small children while Kirsten pursues her PhD in Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo.
Kirsten has a background in engineering and design, and is...
Lynda Youde in Chicoutimi—Le FjordFull resolution image
Lynda Youde studied geography at Université Laval and then completed a master's degree in environment at the Université de Sherbrooke in 1985. A business start-up training course then led her to open an environmental consulting firm with two colleagues, where she worked until 1988.
Lynda then moved to Chicoutimi, where she balanced her role as a mother of two children...Read more
Judith Zaichkowsky in Vancouver SouthFull resolution image
Dr. Zaichkowsky is a University Professor at the Beedie Business School, Simon
Fraser University. She received her Ph.D. in marketing from the University of California at Los Angeles, with minors in psychology and statistics. She is recognized as one of the top scholars in consumer behaviour. She was born in Vancouver and attended Sir Guy Carleton elementary, Killarney...
Richard Zurawski in Halifax WestFull resolution image
In 2016, Richard Zurawski was elected Councillor for District 12 —Timberlea, Lakeside, Beechville, Clayton Park, Wedgewood— in the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) elections. An extension of his duties as a councillor, he serves as the chair of the Environment and Sustainability Committee for the HRM.
Richard has taught a wide-range of subjects spanning high school to...Read more