- Nickel Belt
Casey Lalonde was born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario where she currently lives. Casey attended Laurentian University and currently works for a non-profit agency while completing a master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. Casey is actively involved in the Sudbury community and maintains a busy, active lifestyle.
Casey has been involved with the Green Party for several years. She ran for the Green Party of Ontario in 2014 and 2018 and currently sits on the Provincial Executive of the Green Party of Ontario as the Northern Female Representative. Casey has been involved with the local constituency associations and electoral district associations for a number of years.
Casey is running for the Green Party of Canada because she is deeply concerned about the current state of the world. She worries about what the future will hold for future generations if we do not begin to take meaningful action on climate change. However, Casey is optimistic and believes that Canada can shift towards renewable energy sources and a sustainable economy.
Casey is very passionate about mental health and is able to connect mental health to all facets of society. Her ultimate goal is to become a leader in personal development and a high-profile psychotherapist. Casey believes in the biopsychosocial model of mental health and the social determinants of health.
As a Green Party MP, Casey would fight for investments in sustainable businesses, shifting to renewable energy, creating a nation-wide mental health care strategy, radical reforms to the criminal justice system, and abolishing interest on Canada student loans.