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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....

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...