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Election 2021

Using addictions funding to build supportive housing

Yesterday, the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce hosted an all-candidate forum. Given recent restrictions implemented by the Alberta government, the chamber chose to have no public audience and livestreamed the video, which you can view below. As part of their livestream, they allowed viewers to submit questions, which then the moderator would share with the candidates. […]

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How can an independent MP get anything done?

I received the following question from a voter: I love the idea of independent candidates, and I really love that you’re running specifically; however, if you do get elected, how can you have a voice in Ottawa as an independent? I’m legitimately curious how an independent candidate could get anything accomplished without the backing of […]

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UBI could help tens of thousands of people in Lethbridge area

Did you know that the most recent federal census reported over 50,000 people making less than $40,000 a year?

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My thoughts on privatized long-term care

Yesterday, a voter send me a link to a page about long-term care on Workers Vote, a website run by the Canadian Labour Congress. The page is set up to email election candidates about long-term care in Canada. Except I’m not on the list. So, I figured I’d give my response here. The website claims […]

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Where I stand on climate change

A voter sent me the following question: I see you are taking some questions on your campaign positions and responding on your website. I’m wondering what your position is on climate change action. The recent IPCC report paints a dire picture of the need for immediate and significant action to keep from worsening the climate […]

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The federal response to the pandemic

A voter reached out to me asking me the following question: This election I have only one issue of concern, and that is the gross negligence and disastrous mismanagement that the government has been guilty of through this pandemic. What is your stance on the measures the government has taken in response to the Covid-19 […]

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Kim Siever running as independent in 2021 federal election

Independent journalist Kim Siever announced today that he’s running in this year’s federal election. Unlike other candidates who have already announced, however, he won’t be running under a party banner. After being rejected by the NDP party as a candidate for being too prolific and provocative online, Siever decided to run as an independent. “While […]

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New poll shows O’Toole’s Conservatives beating Trudeau’s Liberals

Earlier this week, Forum Research released the results of a new poll, and it shows the the Conservative Party 3 points ahead of the Liberal Party. The telephone survey found that if an election were held the day of the poll (15 August 2021), 31% of the 1,203 respondents would vote for the CPC and […]

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9 in 10 Canadians say large corporations & the rich are taxed too little

Vast majority of voters in all major parties want large corporations and the rich to pay more in taxes.

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Federal Liberals to build 44 EV charging stations in Alberta

The federal government partnered with two energy companies to make the more than $750,000 investment possible.