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April 7, 2011 / mike54martin

Supporting Progressive Candidates

In every election the people we elect are often more important than the party. We need people whom we can trust will actually stand up for us in the new Parliament. I live in Ottawa Centre and have a great MP, Paul Dewar who I support for re-election. And I am confident he will be re-elected. But regardless of the shape and configuration of the next Parliament, Paul will need strong and progressive people around him. If you already have a progessive MP then please work to re-elect them. But they will need help.

Here are a few candidates who have a track record of supporting social justice issues and deserve our support in any way that we can. I know there are others. Let me know your choices and we’ll keep adding to the list.

Peggy Nash Parkdale-High Park

http://peggynash.ndp.ca/about

Nycole Turmel Hull-Aylmer

http://nycoleturmel.ndp.ca/about

Mark Rogers Kings-Hants

http://markrogers.ndp.ca/

Jinny Sims Newton-North Delta

http://jinnysims.ndp.ca/about

Dennis Lewycky Winnipeg South Centre

http://dennislewycky.ndp.ca/

Robert Chisholm Darthmouth-Cole Harbour

http://robertchisholm.ndp.ca/about

Nettie Wiebe Saskatoon-Rosetown-Biggar

http://nettiewiebe.ndp.ca/about

Tania Cameron Kenora

http://taniacameron.ndp.ca/

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