Results, Ridings and Candidates
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||208/208 polls|
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Party: Canadian Action Party
Birthdate: Sept. 17, 1974
Birthplace: Lethbridge, Alta.
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Shannon
Career Background: Has worked as a manager, supervisor or consultant in the manufacturing and oil industries, both in Alberta and in Scotland. Is now managing a heavy equipment construction company in Alberta.
Community Activities: Is a volunteer hockey coach.
Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Year of Birth: 1968
Birthplace: Lacombe, Alta.
Education: Has a B.Sc. in zoology from the University of Alberta, a certificate in conservation law enforcement from Lethbridge Community College and a computer systems technology diploma from Red Deer College.
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Barbara
Children: Three small children
Career Background: Is a tenured faculty member at Red Deer College, teaching in the Computer Systems Technology Department, and was a database administrator at Agriculture Financial Services Corporation in Lacombe before that. Prior to a career in information technology, worked as a fisheries technician for Alberta Fish and Wildlife and as a provincial park ranger, and was ranger-in-charge at Red Lodge Provincial Park. Also served as a National Park Warden in Jasper National Park.
Municipal: Was a member of the Lacombe Town Council and served on the board of directors of the Lacombe Municipal Ambulance Society, the board of directors for Family and Community Support Services, the municipal planning commission, David Thompson Tourist Council and the Disaster Services Committee.
Federal: Elected in Wetaskiwin in 2006.
Party: Became a member in 1996. Served on the candidate nomination committee for the Canadian Alliance Wetaskiwin Riding in 1999, and joined the Board of Directors in 2000. Has held numerous board positions, including president, vice-president and director of communications.
Committee: Member: National Defence and the Library of Parliament.
Caucus: Member: Conservative Party of Canada Energy Caucus, Conservative Party of Canada Grain and Oilseed Caucus and the Outdoor Caucus.
Party: Green Party of Canada
Birthplace: Outside of Lacombe, Alta.
Education: Graduated from the University of Alberta.
Career Background: After graduating, he spent 15 years as a teacher and coach at Lakeland College in Vermilion, Alta. Most notably, he is the personal coach of Beckie Scott, an Olympic Gold Medalist in cross-country skiing.
Community Activities: He was an active member and president of the Lacombe 4-H Beef Club and the United Church Youth. He also worked as a wilderness river canoe guide during the summer months for the past 20 years, leading expeditions across Canada's Arctic from the Yukon to Nunavut.
Federal: Ran unsuccessfully as a Progressive Conservative in Lakeland in 1997. After joining the Green Party in 2004, he ran unsuccessfully in Quebec that year in Manicouagan and in 2006 in Charlesbourg-Haute-Saint-Charles.
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Education: Master's degree from the University of Calgary
Profession: Social worker
Children: Two - Patrick and Jennifer
Career Background: Since 1989 has operated a private practice as a social worker, specializing in individual and relationship counselling.
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Birthdate: June 28, 1950
Education: BA from the University of Alberta.
Profession: Self-employed insurance broker
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Angie
Children: Two adult children
Career Background: Has sold life insurance for the last 28 years.
Community Activities: Member of Wetaskiwin Victim Services and the Chamber of Commerce. Past president of Rotary Club of Wetaskiwin and its last charter member. Race chair for the Wetaskiwin Roadrunners Camrose to Wetaskiwin Marathon Relay for five years. Organizer for the Terry Fox Run for 15 years, and volunteer at the Edmonton Folk Festival for eight years. On the board at first United Church in Wetaskiwin.
Federal: Ran unsuccessfully for the NDP in this riding in 2004.
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