Author Archives: Bob Jonkman, Green Party Candidate for Kitchener-Conestoga

About Bob Jonkman, Green Party Candidate for Kitchener-Conestoga

Bob Jonkman is the Green Party candidate for Kitchener-Conestoga

Thank you, Kitchener–Conestoga!

The election is over, the ballots have been counted, and there are new MPPs everywhere. I’d like to congratulate Mike Harris Jr. on his election win to become the MPP for Kitchener–Conestoga. I’d also like to thank my co-candidates: Kelly … Continue reading

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Believe In Your Vote

It’s election day, and as I write this there are only four hours left to vote. If you haven’t done so already, get out there! If you are still undecided, look at the party platform, listen to the candidates speak … Continue reading

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New Hamburg Board of Trade All Candidates Meeting, 29 May 2018

In the evening of Tuesday, 29 May 2018 the New Hamburg Board of Trade hosted an All Candidates Meeting at Puddicombe House. YouTube: New Hamburg Board of Trade Debate (2018) We discuss a variety of issues important to the citizens … Continue reading

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KW Chamber of Commerce Debate, 29 May 2018

On Tuesday, 29 May 2018 some of the candidates in Kitchener–Conestoga were invited to a debate by the Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce. The debate was moderated by Jeff Pickle of 570AM News, and recorded by Rogers Cable. YouTube: The … Continue reading

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Strategic Voting Raises Its Ugly Head Again

There are many people in Kitchener–Conestoga who align with the Greens, but not so many who vote Green. Farmers using sustainable land practices, and families using renewable energy. Yet I’ve been hearing many people say that in this 2018 election … Continue reading

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Video: High Speed Rail vs High Performance Rail

At the InterCityRail Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, 18 April 2018 I learned about the difference between High Speed Rail and High Performance Rail. Although I entered the meeting as a proponent of High Speed Rail (using a dedicated rail … Continue reading

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Questionnaire: Purchasing Prescription Lenses in Ontario

On 5 May 2018 Canadians For Eyewear Choice wrote: Congratulations on your candidacy. We are writing today to let you know about an urgent issue facing Ontario consumers who depend on accessing affordable eyewear online as a modern convenience and … Continue reading

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Interview on Bollywood Mix, @RadioWaterloo

On Tuesday, 22 May 2018 I was invited for an interview on Bollywood Mix with Yasin Dewji and Andy Nagpal. We talked about the Green Party’s platform, including Basic Guaranteed Income, the Renewable Energy sector, High Speed Rail, wandered away … Continue reading

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Waterloo Region Greens Release Local Platform

The Green Party is gaining momentum across the province. Leader Mike Schreiner has crossed the province meeting with enthusiastic people who want integrity, intelligence and honesty in their choice and Schreiner delivers. In fact, Mainstreet polls predicted Schreiner would win … Continue reading

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Notes from the ReVision ADP Information Session

I had the privilege of attending an information session on 16 May 2018 by ReVision ADP hosted by the CNIB about the Ontario Assistive Devices Program which provides magnifiers, text-to-speech devices, braille output devices and other technology to help people … Continue reading

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