Author Archives: Bob Jonkman

About Bob Jonkman

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

Busy Weekend!

We started Saturday at the 7th Annual Brantford Mosque Open House.  Imam Tarek invited the federal candidates and offered us the opportunity to introduce ourselves to the community. We also made it to Art in the Park and Scare in … Continue reading

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All Candidates Debate held Monday 30 September 2019

On Monday, 30 September 2019 I was at the first All Candidates Debate, hosted by the Brantford Chamber of Commerce and Rogers Television. The debate was moderated by Paul Bisanti, with Cindy Swanson and Sandra Vos on the question panel. … Continue reading

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Join me for Green Drinks in Paris

The 43rd Canadian federal Election is on!  Mr Trudeau decided to call it a little early, on the day of Mike Schreiner’s Brantford—Brant Town Hall.  The event was well attended, and turned out to be an excellent opportunity to discuss … Continue reading

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Acceptance speech at the Brant Greens Nomination Meeting, 21 May 2019

On Tuesday, 21 May 2019 the Brant Greens held a nomination meeting, and I was selected as the Green Party of Canada candidate for Brantford-Brant. Here’s the video of my acceptance speech: YouTube: Bob Jonkman: GPC Candidate for Brantford—Brant

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The Green Party of Canada prefers a Mixed Member Proportional voting sytem

Someone asked: I don’t understand how AV “institutionalizes strategic voting” – if one is able to rank their preferences there is never a need to “vote strategically”… you put the candidate you would prefer most as your first choice, and … Continue reading

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Nova Vita Heels to Heal Walk 2019 Sunday!

On Sunday I’ll be participating in my first ever Nova Vita Heels to Heal Walk 2019 SUNDAY June 9th, 2019 12:30pm Harmony Square, Brantford YouTube:

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Bob Jonkman is the Brantford–Brant Green Party Candidate

Hi. My name is Bob Jonkman, and I’m the Green Party candidate for Brantford–Brant. Today I had the privilege of speaking those words for the first time. I was at the Brant Greens AGM, where I was selected as the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Mike Morrice and Kirsten Wright!

There was a packed house for the Kitchener Centre and Waterloo Green Party nomination contest, held at Descendants Brewery on Wednesday, 6 March 2019. Congratulations to Mike Morrice for winning the Kitchener Centre nomination! …and to Kirsten Wright for winning … Continue reading

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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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