GUELPH POLITICAST #177 – Aisha Jahangir, NDP Candidate

The slate of major party candidates for the riding of Guelph is complete, and of the five, just two of them have never before been a guest on the Guelph Politicast… Until now.  Well, one of them gets scratched off the list this week, at least. Prepare to say “Hello” to Aisha Jahangir, who is one of those five people trying to become Guelph’s next Member of Parliament. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #177 – Aisha Jahangir, NDP Candidate”

Jahangir Rounds Out Major Party Candidates for 2019 Election as NDP Pick

Aisha Jahangir has emerged as the New Democratic candidate for the riding of Guelph in this fall’s Federal Election. In all, 75 members of the local electoral district association endorsed the nurse and labour leader over her competition, Andy McCann-Pappin, a long-time activist and NDP campaigner in Guelph. Now the roster is complete for the five major party candidates for Guelph. Continue reading “Jahangir Rounds Out Major Party Candidates for 2019 Election as NDP Pick”

Local NDP Announces Candidates and Decision Date

Guelph New Democrats have announced that they have two candidates that want to be the party’s candidate for Guelph in the 2019 Federal Election. Which one of them will it be? Members will vote before the end of June. Continue reading “Local NDP Announces Candidates and Decision Date”

Guelph NDP Start New (Election) Year with New Exec Committee

The local New Democratic Party riding association met at the main branch of the Guelph Public Library on Saturday for their annual general meeting. A new president was elected,  leadership positions filled, and plans began for the 2019 Federal Election campaign. Continue reading “Guelph NDP Start New (Election) Year with New Exec Committee”

Horwath Enjoys First Place and a Beer at Brothers Brewery Campaign Stop

Nothing like a cold beer on a hot day, especially when you’ve got frontrunner status in a contentious provincial election race! Ontario New Democrat leader Andrea Horwath rolled up to Brothers Brewery for a lunch time meet and greet following a contentious leaders debate Sunday night, and despite her success so far, Horwath’s message was there’s still a lot of work to be done. Continue reading “Horwath Enjoys First Place and a Beer at Brothers Brewery Campaign Stop”

Mlynarz is the NDP Candidate for Guelph

Agnieszka (Aggie) Mlynarz is the New Democratic candidate for Guelph in the 2018 Provincial Election. Mlynarz edged out two competitors to take on Liberal Sly Castaldi, PC Ray Ferraro, Alliance Party candidate Thomas Mooney, and Green Party leader Mike Schreinerin the June 7 contest. Continue reading “Mlynarz is the NDP Candidate for Guelph”

Three For NDP! Guelph Riding Association Launches Campaign

With so much at stake in the coming provincial election, the local NDP riding association hosted a markedly laid back affair at the 50 West Restaurant in the Delta Hotel Sunday afternoon to introduce members to the three contenders vying for their party’s nomination. Continue reading “Three For NDP! Guelph Riding Association Launches Campaign”

Mlynarz Steps Up for Local NDP Nomination

It’s been hard for the NDP to make any news lately, but with time ticking down to the dropping of the writ for the June 7 Ontario vote they can’t afford to others take the limelight. Guelph, it’s time to meet a person that might end up being your New Democratic Party choice for MPP… Continue reading “Mlynarz Steps Up for Local NDP Nomination”

GUELPH POLITICAST #10 – James Gordon, New Democratic Party of Ontario

Arriving at the Essex Street campaign office for James Gordon, the candidate takes a minute to show my around his digs. He leads me to the back and says you’ll like this. He opens the door to a large backroom where in one corner there’s a stack of campaign signs, and in the other a drum kit and amps. It seems that you can take the boy out of the band, as it were, but then he brings the band with him onto the campaign trail. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #10 – James Gordon, New Democratic Party of Ontario”