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Campaign Blog – Day 24

Blog | 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

Blog | 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

Blog | 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...

Campaign Blog - Day 21

Blog | Monday, 24 Aug 2015
Today I campaigned in three ridings on southern Vancouver Island. My own as well as in Cowichan Malahat Langford for Fran Hunt-Jinouchi and in Victoria with Jo-Ann Roberts. What a dynamic team. The...

Campaign Blog – Day 20

Blog | Saturday, 22 Aug 2015
It’s hard to imagine the sloppiness of Conservative staff.  In the tight bubble around Stephen Harper every event is planned to the last detail... except for the announcement of $15 million to the...

Campaign Blog - Day 19

Blog | Saturday, 22 Aug 2015
Earlier this week, I swore out my affidavit to the National Energy Board (NEB) to support the many reports and exhibits I was submitting to the Kinder Morgan hearings. The deadline was Thursday for...

Campaign Blog - Day 18

Blog | Friday, 21 Aug 2015
The mainstream parties favour different forms of funding to childcare spaces. As Greens we support universal child care, reducing stress on families, supporting parents’ choices. We have a plan for...

Campaign Blog - Day 17

Blog | Thursday, 20 Aug 2015
Even knocking on doors in my own riding, questions about Mike Duffy and Nigel Wright and the trial keep popping up on the doorstep. Many people have asked me if there is an easy place to go to get...

Campaign Blog - Day 16

Blog | Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015
We took a strong stand today against the failed misguided economic strategies of Stephen Harper. We took a strong stand for safe and unpolluted coasts and rivers, for clean energy and green jobs, for...

Campaign Blog - Day 15

Blog | Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015
A striking headline caught my attention today: “The Closing of the Canadian Mind.” It’s a piece in the New York Times written by Stephen Marche. Among many chilling sentences, you can read, “Mr....