Posts Tagged "NDP"

Rally for a Better BC

Crowd chanting #ndp Agree. We need #bcndp #betterchoices #betterBC #bcpoli

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Happy Vaisakhi Surrey!

[With NDP leader John Horgan at the 2015 Vaisakhi parade.]
 
Over 350,000 people jammed into the streets of Surrey for the annual Vaisakhi parade. It’s a huge cultural event, and a great way to engage with a community. The day marks…

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Keep orange and carry on.

Wearing orange and thinking of my friends at the NDP convention in Edmonton. I was watching on CPAC and got to see Rachel Notley speak, and the always inspiring Stephen Lewis. This is a great example of when social media…

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Remembering Jack

I’m back home from the candlelight vigil at the Vancouver Art Gallery for Jack Layton. The steps and grounds were overflowing with more than 1,000 people. Many brought orange flowers and there were even some cans and a bottle of…

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Day 3: Solidarity with CAW + CUPW

Honoured our Life Members at BCGEU 2011 Convention. I chaired part of the convention. We welcomed and cheered Libby Davies MP who brought greetings and a strong message about supporting workers’ rights from New Democrat Leader Jack Layton. The NDP is…

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Orange Official Opposition!

What a night. The federal New Democrats now have official opposition status with Jack Layton. Surrey New Democrats celebrated the huge gains in seats across the country and the wins in Surrey North electing Jasbir Sandhu and in Newton North…

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Orange Surge

Over 2,000 people crammed into a rally today to greet Federal NDP leader Jack Layton. Today’s “orange surge” started for me in my riding of Surrey North. We boarded a bus to take us to the rally in Burnaby. Our…

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Voting on Earth Day

April 22 is Earth Day. It’s also the start of advance polling for the federal election. Disparate events? At first glance it may appear so, but in fact your vote is determining our role as caretakers of our earth. You…

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Survive and Thrive with the New Democrats

We’re in the middle of an economic crisis.
Gordon Campbell and his Liberals would have you believe that they are the best managers of our economic situation. Campbell reminds me of George Bush when Bush said he and his Republicans that…

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Orange Room

I was at the Rally for Change with Jack Layton on the weekend. The Commodore in Vancouver was transformed into an “orange” room. It was packed with people waving orange placards and wearing orange. People were chanting “we want Jack”…

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