Our Joint Work Continues after the Election

Oct 20 2015

Kitchener Centre and Waterloo Meet the Candidates

Enjoy the notes and the videos from 2015 Meet the Candidates session! Read about the many ways in which we can improve lives in our community. People are wise and people care. Be a part of the work we do in social planning, join a group or an event and make sure the conversation continues. 

 


Kitchener Centre Meet the Candidates, September 30, 2015 YWCA KW Emergency Shelter's Community Room     

Notes from the round table discussions

Child Care 

Healthcare

Immigration 

Public Transporation 

Seniors and Income Security 

Affordable Housing

"Other" Issues 

 

VIDEOS of candidates' responses to the issues discussed at the round tables

(each candidate had 4 minutes to speak):     

Julian Ichim, Marxist-Lenninist Party of Canada     

Slavko Miladinovic, Libertarian Party of Canada     

Susan Cadell, Canada's NDP     

Raj Saini, Liberal Party of Canada      

Stephen Woodworth, Conservative Party of Canada

  

Waterloo Meet the Candidates, October 5, 2015 First United Church Waterloo  

Notes from the round table discussions

Child Care 

Healthcare

Immigration 

Public Transporation 

Seniors and Income Security 

Affordable Housing

"Other" Issues Table 1

"Other" Issues Table 2

 

VIDEOS of candidates' responses to the issues discussed at the round tables

 

(each candidate had 4 minutes to speak):     

Bardish Chagger, Liberal Party of Canada

Diane Freeman, Canada's NDP

Richard Walsh, Green Party of Canada

Emma Hawley-Yan, Animal Alliance Environment Voters Party

Kitchener-Conestoga Meet the Candidates, October 7, 2015 New Hamburg Community Centre

No video recordings allowed at the all-candidates forum organized by the New Hamburg Board of Trade. 

Read the notes taken during the dinner discussion.

Questions prepared for the candidates by the participants of the meet the candidates dinner:

1)How are you going to fix the disconnect between lowest income earners and those earning at a higher income?

2)Health Care

a.Will you support a national pharmacare program?

b.How do you intend to support mental health programs?

c.How will you ensure seniors have the health care they need?

d.How will you ensure there is standardized care across the country?

3)How are you going to ensure that youth have a good start in life?

4)How will your government establish a standard for decent lives, where everyone has their needs met that are portable across the country?

5)How are you going to be accountable for the money spent by your government?

6)What will you commit to the environment?

 

7)What are you priorities for local infrastructure support?