Results, Ridings and Candidates
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||187/187 polls|
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Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Birthplace: Langley, B.C.
Education: Has a degree in business administration from the University College of the Fraser Valley
Career Background: Worked for Sun Life Financial and Intrawest Corp. Currently works for the payroll department of Best Buy Canada Ltd.
Community Activities: Attended and volunteered at First Baptist Church. Recently spent a day volunteering at Quest Outreach Society in East Vancouver.
994 Granville St.
Party: Green Party of Canada
Profession: University instructor
Career Background: Sessional instructor at Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia and adjunct professor at UBC's school of community and regional planning. Has also taught at Capilano College.
Community Activities: Director of the Grandview-Woodlands Area Council. Has volunteered for the Aurora Institute, the Native Education Society, the Eco-City Network, the Northwest Ecosystem Alliance, the Community Development Institute, the Greening Our Cities Conference, the Community Steps Forum, the Labour Environmental Alliance Society, SPEC, the Western Canada Wilderness Committee, the Community Living Society, the Peoples Food Commission, Toronto First Nations School (formerly Wandering Spirit Survival School), the Toronto Committee for the Liberation of Southern Africa and the Ontario Public Housing Tenants Association.
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Education: Received degrees in civil engineering and mathematics from the University of British Columbia
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Lisa
Children: Jonathan and Andy
Career Background: Works for the City of Vancouver as an engineer.
Community Activities: Instructor for the Vancouver Police Department's Lion Dance Team.
Party: Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada
Education: Earned a PhD in sociology and a masters of science degree in nursing from the University of British Columbia.
Profession: Registered nurse
Career Background: Worked as a registered nurse for 24 years in three hospitals in Vancouver and in the community. Every other Monday, on CFRO Radio 102.7, she hosts a bi-weekly radio show called Investing in Health Forum, where she discusses the need to work towards a society that provides quality, universally accessible health care to all people, and a society that engenders health, and not disease.
Community Activities: Became involved in the anti-war movement during the Vietnam War.
Federal: Ran unsuccessfully in Vancouver Quadra in 1997 and 2000, and in West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country in 2004 and 2006.
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Birthdate: Feb. 27, 1953
Birthplace: Aldershot, England
Marital Status: Partner
Name of Spouse: Kimberly Elliot
Children: Lief Eriksen
Career Background: She worked as a human resources co-ordinator with the Downtown Eastside Residents Association, as ombudsman for human rights and complaints with the Hospital Employees' Union, and as former co-ordinator for the Downtown Eastside Community Health Plan.
Community Activities: Member of the Vancouver Arts Initiative, the city planning board and the public library board, as well as a community member of UBC Green College. She has published several articles in City Magazine and has been a contributing author to two books about peace and the arms race.
Municipal: From 1982 to 1993, was elected five times as a Vancouver city councillor. Was an unsuccessful Coalition of Progressive Electors mayoral candidate.
Federal: Elected in Vancouver East in 1997, 2000, 2004 and 2006.
Committee: Member of the subcommittee on solicitation laws of the standing committee on justice and human rights. Former member: human resources development and the status of persons with disabilities; special committee on non-medical use of drugs; special committee on the modernization and improvement of the procedures of the House of Commons; citizenship and immigration; human resources, skills development, social development and the status of persons with disabilities.
Caucus: Member of the New Democratic Party of Canada Caucus.
Party: Work Less Party
Birthdate: August 1928
Birthplace: United States of America
Education: Studied creative writing in university.
Profession: Author, environmental activist
Marital Status: Divorced
Children: Eight children, eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Career Background: Has written four novels, and many articles and short stories.
Community Activities: Founder and member of Women in the Woods, she actively protests the industrial clear cutting of forests in British Columbia, including the Elaho Valley, Walbran Valley and Eagleridge Bluffs.
Provincial: Ran unsuccessfully as a Green party candidate in Vancouver-Kensington in 2001.
Federal: Ran unsuccessfully in Vancouver Quadra in 2006.
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008, 5:00 PM EST|
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