Results, Ridings and Candidates
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||243/245 polls|
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Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Community Activities: Founder and former director of Vancouver Friends For Life Society. Also involved in the Diamond Centre for Living, Life Quilt for Breast Cancer, Vogue Theatre Restoration Society and B.C. Women’s Hospital Foundation.
Provincial: Elected in Vancouver-Burrard in 2001 as a member of the British Columbia Liberal Party. Re-elected in 2005, but resigned in 2008 to run federally.
PO Box 47024, Denman Place RPO
Party: Green Party of Canada
Birthplace: Vancouver, B.C.
Education: Has a master's degree in geography from the University of British Columbia.
Profession: Teacher, political organizer, environmentalist
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Paul George
Career Background: Taught for 12 years at Vancouver Community College, where she developed the first Geography Field School and Environmental Studies programs at a B.C. college. For two years, chaired the College's Department of Interdisciplinary Studies. In 1989, began working with the Western Canada Wilderness Commitee (WCWC), which she and her husband had set up in 1980. In 2003 she and her husband founded the BC Green Party, which she led on two separate occasions. Is now Deputy leader of the Green Party of Canada.
Provincial: Ran unsuccessfully in the riding of Powell River–Sunshine Coast in the 2001 provincial election.
Suite 301 - 207 West Hastings St.
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Birthdate: Aug. 6, 1941
Education: Holds a doctorate medical degree and midwifery training from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland.
Children: Peter, Jeremy and Doug
Career Background: She worked for 22 years as a family physician and surgeon in private practice. She served as president of the B.C. and Vancouver medical associations, as well as on various councils and committees.
Community Activities: Member of the National Task Force of Women, president of the B.C. Federation of Medical Women and a member of the Medical Post editorial board. Also a member of the Vancouver Women's Network, the National Task Force of Women, a member on the advisory board of B.C. Physicians against Nuclear War, as well as a member of the mayor's special committee on urban natives. Chair of the Canadian Medical Association's multiculturalism committee and the committee on obstetrics and midwifery.
Federal: Elected in Vancouver Centre in 1993, 1997, 2000, 2004 and 2006. Was a candidate for leadership of the Liberal Party of Canada in 2006.
Cabinet: Official Opposition Critic for Sport and the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. From 1996 to 2002, she was secretary of state for Multiculturalism and for Status of Women
Committee: Member of the committees of Canadian Heritage; Health; and Subcommittee on Solicitation Laws of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights. Former member of Justice and Human Rights; Health; special committee on the non-medical use of drugs; subcommittee on AIDS; and Citizenship and Immigration
Caucus: Former vice-chair of prime minister's task force on Canada-U.S. Relations (2002). Former member of task force on reform of social security system (1994). Former member of caucus committees on gun control; social policy; housing; and small business. Chair of British Columbia Liberal Caucus
Party: Libertarian Party of Canada
Party: Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada
Birthplace: Vancouver, B.C.
Profession: Postal worker
Career Background: Has been a warehouseman in the Vancouver Post Office for 33 years. An active member of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW).
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Birthplace: Halifax, N.S.
Education: BA from the University of Saskatchewan, law degree and bachelor of civil law from McGill University, and a PhD from Cambridge.
Profession: Author, activist and university professor
Marital Status: Married
Career Background: Professor of political science at the University of British Columbia, 2004-08; law professor at Duke University, 1999-2004; research fellow at the University of Oxford, 1996-99. Has published six books, dozens of academic papers and more than 100 op-ed articles in international newspapers, the Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Star and Ottawa Citizen.
Community Activities: Board member of the Canadian Council on International Law, British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, Rideau Institute on International Affairs, Vancouver Institute, and Group of 78. Member of Pugwash Canada and research associate of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (B.C. office). Member of the legal team representing Amnesty International in the Pinochet case.
P.O. Box 3382
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008, 5:00 PM EST|
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