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Elizabeth May & Gord Miller Town Hall October 8th!

Guelph Town Hall with Elizabeth May and Gord Miller!!! Thursday, October 08, 2015 ~ 7:30pm at the Cutten Club 190 College Ave East, Guelph ON Event Description 5:00 pm- Canvass with Gord (this is so much fun in Guelph!) 7:30 … Continue reading

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Must Watch: Rogers Cable Debate Today!

Election time is debate season for candidates.  Bob (pictured above at the Foxboro Centre Debate) has done well in every debate .   Tonight you can watch the debate live on Rogers Cable! Watch it LIVE on Rogers ~ October … Continue reading

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Chamber of Commerce All-Candidate Debate in Elmira

You’ll find more photos in Laurel’s Flickr album. The entire debate is on video at Kitchener-Conestoga Federal Candidate Forum on YouTube. (All photos are CC BY)

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Unequal Wealth Distribution

One of several questions from Jesse Bauman, editor of The Community Edition: Wealth is very unequally distributed in Canada. According to Statistics Canada, the average net worth of the top 20 per cent of families (sorted by income group) rose … Continue reading

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I vote CBC!

I’ve received several letters from constituents who want funding restored to the CBC: Bob Jonkman Kitchener–Conestoga Green Party Like most Canadians, I value public broadcasting. Yet the current government has systematically attacked the CBC. After promising not to do so, … Continue reading

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I Support Digital Freedom

I’ve received many e-mail messages from people writing through OpenMedia’s web site asking me to support Digital Freedom, more than on any other issue. I’d send a reply to everyone, but all the messages came in with the same address … Continue reading

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My Interview on the CBC

The candidates in Kitchener–Conestoga were invited to a panel discussion at the local CBC station in downtown Kitchener today. We were all crowded into the small studio — Amanda Grant thinks it may have been the cosiest setup in the … Continue reading

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Promoting Participation in the Election

I received a call from a gentleman last week, asking for a sign. Happy to oblige! When I got there, I saw that he already had three signs for the other candidates on his lawn. He told me that his … Continue reading

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International Day of Democracy and Voting in Canada

Every year the United Nations marks the 15th of September as International Day of Democracy. From their website: Democracy is a universal value based on the freely expressed will of people to determine their own political, economic, social and cultural … Continue reading

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Guaranteed Livable Income

This week, the Green Party of Canada released its election platform. In the plank on Strong Communities the plan to eliminate poverty and reduce inequality includes implementing a Guaranteed Livable Income. Canada has been in two recessions since the last … Continue reading

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