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Campaign Blog -- Day 28

Blog | 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

Blog | 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

Blog | 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

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...