What would a campaign be without the obligatory "head" shots and "action" shots! Thanks to Jason and Light and Lens for the great work (especially in trying to get me to smile) and to John, Fred, and Melinda for helping out. Below area few samples from the shoot.
Thanks to everyone who came out to the combined social / fundraiser at my house on August 10. Judging by the number of people in attendance, the money raised, and the amount of wine imbued and food eaten, it was a success! A special thanks to Mick, Dave, and Joanne for catering the event. The food was delicious!
Our caterers and great NDP supporters: Joanne, Mick and Dave
On July 30, I participated in a forum on the climate crisis sponsored by the local chapter of Extinction Rebellion. The forum was held at the Windsor Community Centre. While it was for all candidates running for federal office in Kings-Hants, only myself and the Green Party candidate were in attendance. Thanks to everyone who came to the meeting (on a very sweltering summer evening) and who peppered both candidates with questions for almost two hours! The candidates were also given the opportunity to lay out their party's platform on combating the most serious issue facing Canada and the world. I discussed the NDP's plan to combat climate change - entitled Power to Change: A New Deal for Climate Action and Green Jobs - which begins by declaring a climate emergency & then pledges to implement specific measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG).
Our goal is a 38% reduction in GHG emissions below 2005 levels by 2030 and to reach this target an NDP government will:
Me speaking at the XR Forum next to the moderator, David Mangle