Author Archives: Bob Jonkman

About Bob Jonkman

Bob Jonkman is the Green Party of Canada candidate for Brantford-Brant. Follow @BobJonkmanGPC on Twitter.

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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On Social Housing

I received a question on Social Housing today: Hi Bob, I am just wondering what your views are on the social housing crisis for newcomers to Canada in the Kitchener area? Hope you can answer before voting day. Hi! There … Continue reading

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Advance Polls in Kitchener–Conestoga (Ontario Election 2018)

Voting Day is Thursday, 7 June 2018, but if you’re busy or out-of-town you can vote now at one of the advance polls. Here are the locations as listed on the Elections Ontario website. Kitchener — Conestoga Dates: Saturday, 26 … Continue reading

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Infiltrate The Debate: 6pm Sun 27 May 2018 at the @WR_Greens Campaign Office

Hi everyone! Want to see Mike Schreiner participate in the Leaders Debate tomorrow night? Join the Waterloo Region Greens at the Campaign Office for a watching party! Despite our best efforts, the unelected and unaccountable media consortium has continued with … Continue reading

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Who wants a lawn sign?

The Kitchener–Conestoga Sign Team has been busy: The road signs are mostly up! There are still some lawn signs left — if you’d like to get one, let us know: Call the office, ask for a Kitchener–Conestoga sign: 226-476-4529 Request … Continue reading

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CKMS 102.7 Radio Waterloo “Vote For Me 6-7-18” show with @DavidWeberGreen and @BobJonkmanGPC

This morning I appeared on the CKMS 102.7 Radio Waterloo show “Vote For Me 6-7-18” with David Weber, Green Party candidate for Kitchener South — Hespeler. YouTube: David Weber and Bob Jonkman on CKMS 102.7 Radio Waterloo We chat about … Continue reading

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High Speed Rail in South-Western Ontario

Updated 4 June 2018, including some corrections from InterCityRail technical experts — Thank you! One of the first events I attended as the Green Party of Ontario candidate for Kitchener–Conestoga was the InterCityRail Town Hall meeting on High Speed Rail, … Continue reading

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Speaking at THEMUSEUM’s Cultural Exchange 6.0

Last week I was invited to participate in THEMUSEUM‘s Cultural Exchange 6.0 — Every election THEMUSEUM brings together candidates and people from Waterloo Region’s culture and arts community to discuss the importance of arts and culture. The candidates move from … Continue reading

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WRGreens Campaign Office Opening Party!

The office isn’t quite ready yet, but the WRGreens are holding a party anyway! Please join me, the candidates from the other Waterloo Region ridings, the volunteer office staff, supporters, friends and family as we celebrate the opening of our … Continue reading

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