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NDP Candidate: Ethics are Important in Politics


I happen to think that ethics are important in government.

Canadians’ interest in the SNC-Lavalin affair has lessened, according to the polls. That doesn’t matter to me. What you do when you are in government is no less important than how you govern.

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Liberal Candidate: Fear-Mongering Over Immigration Ignores Our History


There has been a remarkable consensus on immigration in Canada since the end of the Second World War, with governments and political parties of all stripes welcoming newcomers and the economic prosperity and vitality they bring to our country.

As I knock on doors and engage with our neighbours across Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound in preparation for the federal election this October, I’m very aware that this long-standing consensus is under stress, if not attack.

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BWDSB Director of Education's Back-to-School Message

As a brand new school year begins, I would like to extend warmest welcome wishes to our many new and returning Bluewater District School Board students and families. From our youngest learners entering kindergarten for the first time to our senior students beginning their final year prior to graduation, there is no doubt that 2019 – 2020 will be another fantastic year of growth and opportunities for success.

I would also like to welcome all of our new hires to Bluewater. Regardless of the role you are assuming, our organization is strengthened by the skills, expertise, and commitment to student achievement and well-being that you bring with you.

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