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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...

Campaign Blog - Day 42

Blog | Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015
In a normal election period, the writ would have just dropped and we would be off to the races. Instead we have been campaigning since August 2nd. Today was my first all candidates meeting co-...

Campaign Blog - Day 41

Blog | Sunday, 13 Sep 2015
Today I celebrated with the biggest pride parade in Saanich-Gulf Islands, and the third biggest in British Columbia.  On tiny Salt Spring Island, population 10,000, we have an annual Pride Parade...