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“I am asking voters in Saskatoon Westview to vote for me to send a message – that we must recover from the pandemic by strengthening our social safety net and building a sustainable economy. The Green Party of British Columbia held an election between September 5 and 13, 2020, to elect a leader to replace Andrew Weaver, who resigned on January 6, 2020, due to a personal health issue. This is the third part of a three-part series of profiles on the leaders of B.C.’s major political parties in the run-up to the provincial election on Oct. 24. She is a member of the Unitarian Congregation of Saskatoon where she has served on the Board and various committees. Victor Lau is a small business owner and works a second job. Naomi raised two wonderful children, North and Isaiah (both of whom are now grown, and also running for the Greens this fall). Green Party leader Naomi Hunter says she’s confident there is room for a third party in the Saskatchewan Legislature this fall, and her party is perfectly positioned to make that jump. Glenn was born and raised in Saskatoon and studied engineering and law at the University of Saskatchewan. VICTORIA -- B.C. Electing Greens creates positive change, and positive change is what Manitobans need. Our families and our natural resources are our future. And as for my home town, I will work for Moose Jaw to be a cleaner, safer community that is inviting to all. New Opportunities. It’s called the North East Swale and a number of plants and animals threatened with extinction depend on it remaining intact. Green Party of Manitoba leader James Beddome speaks about scrapping the education property tax during a media event at Earl Grey School in the … In 2005, she accepted the Executive Director position with the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network Inc., where she worked from 2005 – 2013. In his free time he likes to sing, help fix computers and also go cycling. The BC Green Party has announced a swath of new candidates in the provincial election. She feels that if people are greeted with gifts and help, we can work to foster mutual understandings and break down barriers. Glenn Wright Candidate for Saskatoon Westview. Abby Firlotte Candidate for Moose Jaw-Wakamow. In 2000 he published a comprehensive book on his family roots spanning back to the mid 1600’s. She is approachable and responsive, even on the farm. Former Ontario environmental commissioner Dianne Saxe will run for the provincial Green party in the next election, Canada's National Observer has learned. As a father he has seen how divorces destroy families and children are alienated from a parent. Here are the highlights of the Green party platform in the B.C. View All Events. In 2018 he travelled to Jordan and Israel to teach beekeeping and learn about the customs and practises there. Edmonton-Strathcona Provincial Green Party. Currently, Carol is the owner of DayStar Consulting providing administrative, bookkeeping, grant writing, and project coordination services to several non-profit organizations including the Northern Lights Bluegrass and Old Tyme Music Society, Haskap Canada Association, Federation of Saskatchewan Indigenous Nations, Sixties Scoop Indigenous Society of Saskatchewan and the Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples, Inc. “I am a settler ally, living off-grid and I support the rights and freedoms of Mother Earth and all peoples to be Indigenous.”, Jan Norris Candidate for Saskatoon-Eastview. He assisted one of their candidates in the 2019 election. During his 22 year stay in Utah he became a Licensed General Contractor and later a manufacturing enterprise producing the Eco Bee Box hive. New Brunswick. Her thesis, Building Skills, Building Homes: A Community Education Project in Alternative Lifestyles through Straw Bale Construction is a narrative inquiry based on a six-month work experience project in alternative building designs with Aboriginal women called the Building Skills, Building Homes Project (HRSDC 2003). After working in the animal & biological science field and then in Catholic youth ministry for several years she decided to further her education and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Theology (cum laude) from St. Paul’s University, Ottawa in 1991. Gord Baird takes on social issues Kevin Laird; Oct. 15, 2020 10:00 a.m. But the NDP questions why so many of the projects getting this provincial green light are run by developers friendly to the governing party. From a very young age, I followed the Green Party closely, realizing how my values of caring for nature and social responsibility matched theirs. MEGA-QUARRY MUST BE STOPPED, SAYS GREEN PARTY. From the 2000’s on, as he has pursued his public service career. Today, Glenn lives with his wife and threeteenaged children on a farm near Vanscoy. Born in 1982 on Treaty 4 land, Michael attended Campbell Collegiate, the University of Regina, and the Universidad de los Andes (Bogota). Her experience is not academic, it’s lived, and with zeal! He has three children and two grandchildren. A life-long advocate for community, the environment, peace and social justice – Naomi knows the issues, and comes out on the right side of them every single time. Victoria Galea During the rest of the year, she nurtures her other careers as small business owner, seniors fitness class instructor, community organizer and politician. Victor is also a 31-year Trade Unionist and Shop Steward with UFCW local 1400.He has a certificate in Indian Health Studies and a Social Science Degree from the University of Regina. After graduation in 2000, I moved to Moose Jaw to work at the newly reopened Tunnels of Moose Jaw. His caring leading nature led him to serve as a missionary helping others for 2 years. The core values of the Green movement drew her in immediately, especially its principles of Ecology, Equality and Non-Violence. Community involvement and improvement is central to Naomi’s life, and always has been. He has participated in hundreds of live bee removals in Utah and hundreds of thousands of people have seen his colony removals on local and national news programs and on YouTube. The party changed its name to "Green Party of Alberta" on November 1, 2012. We need your help to canvass and spread the word of the GPO and how we can give Ontario a future worth striving for! She is smart, confident and articulate, moving with grace between press scrum, boardroom, and boreal forest. Tobi-Dawne Smith Candidate for Saskatoon Fairview. She later found herself camped at City Hall with other anti-war activists. B.C. He has written many articles for the Bee Culture Magazine and was a regular writer for the American Beekeeping Federation publication. Naomi understands the needs of farmers, small businesses and the communities they support. During his schooling he was an avid athlete with a love for wrestling and football. He has published his own work on beekeeping while in Utah which also received national recognition as well as an award. She was also a research assistant for the Thought for Food Essential Skills Research Group (2004-05) a national inquiry into the new Essential Skills federal program. Tobi-Dawne Smith, the former president of the Green Party of Saskatchewan, is a passionate educator and biologist currently completing her masters in Environmental Education and Communication. She also served on the national Board of Directors of the Sierra Club of Canada, where she was inspired by Elizabeth May. Without strong Green Party voices in Regina, the other parties ignore important issues. He now works as a teacher in Mathematics, Physics, and French with Regina Public Schools while managing rental housing in the Cathedral neighbourhood. Filled with wonder at our natural world and non-human kin, she hopes to help inspire more people to take action and to believe in their own efficacy to create change. Victor helped register the Saskatchewan Green Party in 1999 and is currently the Deputy Leader. Spidle has been actively involved in the party for the past 20 years, working in political campaigns in four provinces, including serving as campaign co-chair of British Columbia’s provincial Green party in 2013, which saw the party elect its first MLA. He volunteers with SaskEV, Climate Justice Saskatoon, the National Farmers Union, the Saskatchewan Association for Environmental Law, the Saskatchewan Coalition for Sustainable Development, and has run as a candidate for the provincial NDP in 2011 and 2016. Delanie has vowed to help the Indigenous, working-class, and less fortunate by lending his ears and using his voice. These days Jan is most concerned about our government’s plan to spend billions of dollars building a four-lane highway through one of the last sizeable chunks of native prairie left in Saskatchewan. I have studied a year of psychology and sociology at the University of Regina. Naomi was raised for quite some time by her Godparents on Onion Lake Reserve. Larry believes the Greens offer positive and meaningful change for Saskatchewan toward creating a more sustainable and equitable province and this is what has made him a passionate supporter of the party. Justina Robinson is a proud Saskatchewan woman, born and raised. I thank the Saskatchewan Green Party for nominating me as an MLA candidate for Moose Jaw – Wakamow. Lum’s team was in contact with the BC Green Party all weekend, but it’s still unclear about Hammersmark’s status as a candidate. Saskatchewan. The Green Party of Manitoba (French: Parti vert du Manitoba) is a provincial political party in Manitoba, Canada, founded on November 11, 1998. Victor was a federal organizer for the Green Party of Canada in 2004 and 2008 and helped get their first full slate of 308 candidates. There, and through stories from her Grandfather, she connected with Indigenous peoples, places and issues – learning our foundation and becoming a life-long ally. Most provinces have a provincial Green Party. Recently she has shepherded a petition urging tougher sentencing of sex offenders. As a business owner he took homeless people under his wing to help them progress, allowing them night shelter in his shop. (Contributed photo) B.C. Explore our vision Green Recovery. He became active with the Saskatchewan Green Party in 2015 and ran as a candidate in the Saskatchewan provincial election for the Saskatchewan Green Party in Regina Lakeview in 2016. The BC Green representatives have been able to shape provincial policy to improve it in areas of the environment, social services, and the economy. He also taught classes in highway design and sustainable construction at the Universidad Minuto de Dios. He was inspired by the likes of Douglas, Diefenbaker and Pearson to connect with politics and government as noble public service. Albert returned home to Saskatchewan in 2019 to help family and enjoy the land he and his family came from. Bernstein: BC was recognized as having one of the most effective provincial governments over the last 3.5 years, largely as a result of the Confidence and Supply Agreement the NDP made with the Greens. Along with many in my generation, such as my fellow candidate North Marie Hunter in Moose Jaw North, I promote our need to mitigate the effects of inevitable climate change. Jacklin Andrews Candidate for Saskatoon-Meewasin. It’s time to elect Green representatives in Manitoba. Naomi is also working with local mutual aid organizations to provide fresh grown produce from one of the many community garden plots in her care. Adam Olsen was made interim leader shortly after Weaver's resignation. Naomi Hunter was born in Turtleford, Saskatchewan and grew up in the north. In addition to this Larry has been an active volunteer with Amnesty International, the Blue Dot Movement, Bike Regina and with the Cathedral Village Arts Festival. While keeping more than 450 of his own hives, he started a bee removal business that led him to many incredible experiences with retrieving bee colonies from inside walls of homes and ceilings. The main parties are suppressing participative democracy and exhibit a disappointing sense of entitlement. His mother would remarry and he would spend his later years helping on the family farm located by Dundurn, Saskatchewan. While these parties and the Green Party of Canada share values and often supporters, they operate as independent entities and do not have common membership. Carol was born and raised in Saskatchewan of a settler family. She has taught art to children and teens for many years, as well as starting a drop-in art program at the Saskatoon Native Circle Ministry, allied to the Presbyterian Church of Canada. Prince Edward Island. Naomi Hunter Candidate for Regina-Elphinstone Centre. Carol Vandale, (BTh MCEd) Candidate for Meadow Lake. There is no challenge she hasn’t successfully tackled, including restaurateur-gallery owner near Christopher Lake and truck stop manager in Davidson. Larry Neufeld Candidate for Rosthern-Shellbrook. Anthony Majore Candidate for Regina-Northeast. YOU CAN HELP MAKE HISTORY IN ONTARIO IN 2022. All of this experience has produced one of Saskatchewan’s most well-rounded, and hardest working advocates. Born in BC, Delanie grew up in a widowed single parent household whose only income was from social assistance. She still runs the family Haskap farm with her father near Birch Hills. While away, Albert participated in business and organizational politics in the United States. Edmonton-City Centre Green Party Executive Meeting. I am willing to champion those causes for the betterment of Saskatchewan!”, Michael Wright (MEng BEd) Candidate for Regina-Lakeview. Reach out today. 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