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Campaign Blog – 11 days till Harper is gone

Blog | Thursday, 08 Oct 2015
Well, he won’t be “gone.”  Stephen Harper will (I hope) go on to a long and tranquil retirement.  He will (just a guess) enjoy time on the board of Barrick Gold or maybe Encana (likely both). In the...

Campaign Blog - E-Day minus 17

Blog | Saturday, 03 Oct 2015
When I started attacking the "Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act" in the House this spring, I knew it was a campaign tactic masquerading as legislation.  I knew it had nothing to do...

Campaign Blog - E-Day minus 20

Blog | Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015
The news broke today that there are now more Canadians over the age of 65 than there are under the age of 15. It was appropriate that I spoke at a local debate in Saanich Gulf Islands hosted by the...

Campaign Blog - E-Day minus 22

Blog | Monday, 28 Sep 2015
I had a full day of campaigning Duncan and the Cowichan Valley. Along the way, news reached me of the NDP climate announcement. It underscores again why I want to run as a Green rather than with a...

Campaign Blog - E-Day minus 23

Blog | Sunday, 27 Sep 2015
Counting the number of days of a very long campaign now seems less relevant than reversing to a count-down to Election Day. 23 days to go! It is such a relief to be back home in British Columbia. I...

Campaign Blog - Day 56

Blog | Saturday, 26 Sep 2015
Sorry blog readers. I am just coming up for air after a solid 2 days of Montreal media and prep for the leaders debate. I had to keep my head in french. I didn't even want to write a blog. And I was...

Campaign Blog - Day 49

Blog | Monday, 21 Sep 2015
Canvassing on a Sunday afternoon on Salt Spring Island is as good as a day at the gym. Lot of healthy jogs up and down long driveways. Thanks to a wonderful team of volunteers we managed to cover a...

Campaign Blog - Day 47

Blog | Saturday, 19 Sep 2015
What on earth was that word Stephen Harper slipped in to the Globe debate last night?  “Old stock Canadians”?  It became a theme on the campaign trail today.   Knocking on doors, people asked me if I...

Campaign Blog - Day 44

Blog | Friday, 18 Sep 2015
Well, that was fun.  We had a busy day -- our press conference on economy and jobs, a fun filled time with students at UVic club days, an interview with Don Martin and CTV Power Play and then the #...

Campaign Blog - Day 43

Blog | Thursday, 17 Sep 2015
A great day in Guelph as we campaigned with one of our strongest candidates in Canada -  former Commissioner of Environment for the Province of Ontario, Gord Miller. After a long flight and the drive...