Results, Ridings and Candidates
Saanich - Gulf Islands
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||241/241 polls|
Unofficial results were updated at the time shown following judicial recounts in six ridings. For more recent results, visit Elections Canada. The CBC does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of external sites. External links will open in a new window.View these results in the interactive map »
- Jeremy Arney
- Dan Moreau
- Gary Lunn (Incumbent)
- Andrew Lewis
- Briony Penn
- Dale Leier
- Patricia O'Brien
- Julian West
Party: Canadian Action Party
Year of Birth: 1940
Birthplace: Southampton U.K.
Profession: Semi-retired truck driver
Children: Two sons and one daughter
Career Background: Has worked as a salesman, driver, heavy equipment operator and owner-operator of a gravel truck and a highway tractor-trailer.
Community Activities: Part-time day counsellor at Operation Trackshoes, and volunteers at Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
Party: Christian Heritage Party of Canada
Birthplace: Montreal, Que.
Education: B.Sc. in biology
Profession: Environmental health officer
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Mary
Community Activities: Past board member of local right to life group; past executive member of local Knights of Columbus council.
10225 Resthaven Dr.
Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Birthdate: May 8, 1957
Birthplace: Trail, B.C.
Education: Holds a law degree from the University of Victoria and is a certified interprovincial journeyman carpenter
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Alexandra
Children: David and Victoria
Career Background: Was a paramedic with the B.C. Ambulance Service, a mining construction superintendent, a safety and training co-ordinator and industrial relations officer with Crestbrook Forest Industries. Practised law in Victoria.
Community Activities: Taught public legal education courses on home renovation and construction contracts, and was a member of the Canadian Ski Patrol. Is an active member in the Knights of Columbus.
Federal: Elected in Saanich-Gulf Islands in 1997, 2000, 2004 and 2006.
Cabinet: Appointed Minister of Natural Resources in 2006.
Committee: Former vice-chair of Fisheries and Oceans. Former member: Fisheries and Oceans; Public Accounts; Environment and Sustainable Development; Foreign Affairs and International Trade; special joint committee on Child Custody and Access; joint committee on Scrutiny of Regulations; Human Resources, Skills Development, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities. Former critic: Fisheries and Oceans; National Revenue; International Trade; Environment. Former Conservative party Social Development critic.
Caucus: . Member of the Conservative Caucus.Mailing address:
Party: Green Party of Canada
Education: Has a B.Sc. in biology from Portsmouth University in the UK, and a Diploma in Restoration Ecology from the University of Victoria.
Marital Status: Married
Career Background: Operates Lewis Landscapes, a landscape and restoration service providing consulting, design and contracting solutions for residential, commercial and local government clients.
Community Activities: Active as a volunteer on behalf of child care, affordable housing, conservation and local agricultural groups.
Provincial: Ran unsuccessfully in Saanich North and the Islands in the 2001 B.C. provincial election.
Federal: Ran unsuccessfully in this riding in the 2004 and 2006 general elections.
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Birthdate: Oct. 16, 1960
Birthplace: Saanich, B.C.
Education: Has a BA in geography and anthropology from the University of British Columbia and a PhD in geography from Edinburgh University.
Profession: Business woman, university professor, author and TV host.
Children: Two sons - Callum and Ronan
Career Background: Operates a consulting business for environmental education and museum design. Is a founding director of TLC, The Land Conservancy. Has taught at the University of Victoria for 15 years.
410 - 3960 Quadra St.
Party: Libertarian Party of Canada
Birthplace: Lethbridge, Alta.
Education: Graduated from university
Profession: Business consultant
Marital Status: Engaged
Career Background: Retired air traffic controller.
909 Matticks Wood Lane
Party: Western Block Party
Birthdate: June 9, 1954
Education: Graduated from college.
Marital Status: Divorced
Children: Two sons
Career Background: Specializes in acute and long-term care. Also worked as a teacher and teaching assistant.
Community Activities: Involved with Pacific Animal Therapy and Goldstream Neighbourhood House. Also volunteers with the parent resource group, Changes and Choices, assisting women in abusive relationships.
Provincial: Ran unsuccessfully as a Western Canada Concept canadidate in Malahat-Juan de Fuca in 2005.
Federal: Ran unsuccessfully in this riding in 2006.
1009 Karen Cres.
Julian West had been nominated as a candidate for the New Democratic Party, but resigned during the campaign. The resignation came after the Elections Canada cutoff date, so his name will still appear on the ballot.
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008, 5:00 PM EST|
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