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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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The Election Sign Issue

Every candidate knows the importance of election signs. When people put up a candidate’s sign in their yard, they are endorsing that candidate’s campaign and signalling their support to their neighbors. It’s not going to surprise anyone to learn Green … 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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Fall Fair Fun

Every candidate from every party needs to get 100 verified signatures from qualified voters in their riding before Elections Canada will add their name to the ballot. This isn’t an endorsement, it tells Elections Canada the candidate is a real … 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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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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Soundbites and other videos

Laurel’s Sheridan College based multi-media skills have been getting a real workout in this campaign.  There is still much video that won’t make it online before the election, but we’ve got a few uploaded to the Bob JonkmanGPC YouTube Channel, … Continue reading

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7 Minutes on Proportional Representation

On Saturday, 3 October 2015 the Fair Vote Canada Waterloo Region Chapter held an all-candidates meeting on Electoral Reform at Forest Heights Library. Here’s a 7 minute excerpt from that meeting in which I explain why Canada should adopt Proportional … Continue reading

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Carbon Fees and Dividends

Somebody asked: Can anyone explain to me exactly how the fee and dividend system is better than cap and trade? I first read about carbon cap and trade in Scientific American in the 1980s when it was still an economic … Continue reading

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