Results, Ridings and Candidates
Kamloops - Thompson - Cariboo
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||284/284 polls|
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Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Education: Has a bachelor of science degree in nursing and a master's in international primary health care.
Profession: Nurse, manager
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Gordon
Career Background: Has been involved in health care for 27 years, first as a registered nurse and then involved in the development and management of a number of regional health clinics. For the last six years has focused on primary health care innovation and development.
Community Activities: Co-ordinator of a fundraising golf tournament for student scholarships.
Municipal: From 1993-1999 served on the Pemberton, B.C., council as councillor and mayor.
Party: Green Party of Canada
Profession: Organic farmer
Career Background: Started "Conscientious Catering", a catering company using only organic, local and fair trade products.
Community Activities: Has worked as head chef at a local non-profit summer retreat for youth and as a co-host for the Willing Workers on Organic Farms (WWOOF) Program. Is a member of the Kamloops Chapter of the British Columbia Sustainable Energy Association
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Cathy Ferguson
Career Background: Litigator with extensive experience in youth and criminal justice, child protection, and family law.
Community Activities: Has served as a board member of the Elizabeth Fry Society and the SPCA. A pilot and skydiver, he has been president of the Kamloops Flying Club and vice-president of the Kamloops Skydiving Club. Certified ski instructor and ski racing coach for youth at Sun Peaks.
Federal: Ran unsuccessfully in this riding in the 2006 general election.
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Education: Bachelor's and master's degrees in social work.
Marital Status: Partner
Name of Partner: Ila
Career Background: Assistant professor of Social Work at Thompson Rivers University, teaching theory and practice courses since 1991. Research and publications in family violence and homelessness. Board member of the British Columbia Association of Social Workers and a member of the Association's Editorial Board.
Community Activities: Board member of the Kamloops chapter of the Council of Canadians. Involved with non-profit agencies as a board member, fundraiser and consultant. Organized peace walks, fair trade sales, election forums, Philosophers' Cafes, and public education on a range of issues.
Federal: Defeated in Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo in 2006.
Party: Executive committee member and communications officer for the Kamloops North Thompson NDP Provincial Constituency Association.
1236 Foxwood Lane
Constituency office: 250-374-6308
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008, 5:00 PM EST|
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