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Marc Laferriere is passionate about building strong, resilient communities. With over a decade of experience as a professor, small business owner and social worker, Marc is ready to deliver concrete results for us in Parliament.

As co-owner of the Brant Advocate, a multi-media brand successful in print, digital and television, Marc provides a platform for our community’s stories and perspectives. He is also a professor of Justice Studies at Mohawk College and previously worked in the Department of Social Work at Laurier Brantford and on the frontline of our community at the Grand River Community Health Centre.

Marc is renowned for his innovative approach to civic engagement. He co-founded the Brantford Community Garden Project, the Brantford Youth Leadership Conference and the Brant United Way’s GenNext Committee. He has also served as national director for Canada Without Poverty, working alongside former Prime Minister Joe Clark and former NDP Leader Ed Broadbent.

Marc is also a proud member of the Brantford-Brant Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club of Brantford-Sunrise. He was also a member of the steering committee for the City of Brantford and County of Brant’s Housing Stability Plan.

Local citizens and organizations have regularly recognized Marc’s contributions. The YMCA awarded him a Peace Medal in 2012. Samara named him Brant’s “Everyday Political Citizen of the Year” in 2013. In the same year he was named a Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie “Education Champion.” And he is a multiple recipient of the Brant NewsReader’s Choice Platinum Award for “Best Local Politician.”

Born in Brantford and raised in Eagle Place, Marc now lives in the County of Brant with his wife Rebekah. He holds a B.A from the University of Ottawa, as well as Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Social Work from Lakehead University.

See more about Marc’s lengthy record of community and national service here: http://brantmarc.tumblr.com

Follow Marc on Facebook at www.facebook.com/brantmarc

2 days ago

Marc Laferriere

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4 days ago

Marc Laferriere

If you were a Con who gave me a hard time about the bunk NDP satellite office “scandal” - many told me they couldn’t vote NDP or for me because of it - BUT you will be voting PC despite #FraudNation then give your head a shake as well as maybe your ethics and your values.

Corruption, stealing citizens information, paying non-Canadians to participate in identity theft, 29 campaigns implicated (more than the NDP usually has MPPs), multiple police investigations ongoing etc.

You can’t have it both ways. If this was an NDP scandal we’d be down to 6 seats after Election Day. No party should get away with this stuff. If they do - what’s next?
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5 days ago

Marc Laferriere

Progressive Conservative voters - you believe in things like privacy rights, good governance, transparency, hard work etc.

I know you do because your party tries to get your vote by putting heavy emphasis on these important issues.

But 29 campaigns using stolen information about you, paying international students to commit fraud pretending to be you, cheating to win etc. That’s not you and it’s not hard work and it’s not just.

I know a party that’s been grinding it out for years on issues you care about like affordability and ethics, with an experienced leader that shows up, that has experience as a regular working person, a city councillor, an MPP and a party leader.

Traditionally Liberal voters have been turning to Andrea Horwath in recent months because they are disappointed in the Liberal party machinations. The PC voter needs to do the same or these parties will get the message that this unethical behaviour is ok.

Don’t let the politics as usual crowd behind the scenes get a pass on this! Not when there is another viable option.

There’s a hard working, trustworthy and experienced leader who is focused on policy for Ontario you can support instead. Her name is Andrea Horwath and she’s the best candidate for Premier in this election.
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6 days ago

Marc Laferriere

Laurel or Yanni?

You don’t have to choose between bad or worse, on June 7th choose Andrea Horwath instead! 😉

#ChangeForTheBetter
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