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Campaign Blog - Day 32

Friday, 04 Sep 2015 - The day was dominated by the outrage across Canada over our failure to respond to the refugee crisis.  I have become friends with an amazing woman who lives just outside my riding, but I work for her...

Campaign Blog - Day 31

Thursday, 03 Sep 2015 - A story that needs more attention was published in iPolitics today. Reading it as we moved from a seniors home to local canvassing in Fredericton, I felt a sense of increasing shock. It may be hard...

Campaign Blog - Day 30

Wednesday, 02 Sep 2015 - A wonderful day campaigning in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. In Halifax, we held a press conference to release our position on Canada Post. It was interesting to hear from even some...

Campaign Blog - Day 29

Tuesday, 01 Sep 2015 - Fabulous rally tonight in Halifax. After spending the whole day on Air Canada flights from Vancouver Island to Nova Scotia, we were greeted by a packed house! The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic was...

Campaign Blog -- Day 28

Monday, 31 Aug 2015 - Knocking on doors I am hearing a question I just cannot answer – “why are the other parties not talking about climate change?”  I cannot answer for them. It is surrealistic. All summer long we have...

Campaign blog - Day 27

Monday, 31 Aug 2015 - Today, as ferocious winds tore across Vancouver Island and the lower mainland, and huge downpours made a mockery of the months long drought, I thought of the devastation of Katrina. The lessons from...

Campaign Blog - Days 25 and 26

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

Campaign Blog – Day 24

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

Campaign Blog - Day 23

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

Campaign Blog - Day 22

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