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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....

Campaign Blog - Day 14

Blog | Monday, 17 Aug 2015
What a Red Letter Day for Greens! We started with a press conference in Daniel Green’s campaign headquarters – featuring both Green Deputy Leaders – Daniel Green and Bruce Hyer – as well as Jici...

Blog: Why José Núñez-Melo and I Left Mulcair’s NDP

Blog | Sunday, 16 Aug 2015
Speaking Notes from Montreal Press Conference [Check Against Delivery] I am so pleased to welcome Montreal MP José Núñez-Melo into the Green Party of Canada. José es un hombre muy...

Campaign Blog - Day 13

Blog | Sunday, 16 Aug 2015
I write this on board the flight to Montreal. Tomorrow is Montreal Pride Parade and we have a big announcement. Meanwhile I spent my morning and early afternoon knocking on doors in the Broadmead...

Campaign Blog - Day 12

Blog | Friday, 14 Aug 2015
Up with the sun to be sure of a spot on the 7:30 AM ferry from Brentwood Bay to Mill Bay and the drive to Nanaimo. Today the national Green focus was on veterans and the shabby way the Harper...

Campaign Blog - Day 11

Blog | Friday, 14 Aug 2015
In this election, Greens are showing that we are not a one-issue party. And we are showing we are not a one-person party. Green candidates across the country are passionate about our planet, our...

Campaign Blog - Day 10

Blog | Thursday, 13 Aug 2015
Today was International Youth Day, and what could be more appropriate than meeting with impressive young women from across Canada. Jo-Ann Roberts and I enjoyed a lively conversation at the Lilith 400...

Campaign Blog – Day 9

Blog | Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015
Campaigning in the spectacular West Vancouver- Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country riding – with events in Lions Bay, West Vancouver and Squamish. Momentum is building for Ken Melamed, Green candidate...