Obama Campaign Strategist and Legendary Civil Rights Organizer Endorses The Laferriere Campaign in Brant

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Ganz with Laferriere in May 2010 in King City, On Obama campaign strategist and legendary civil rights organizer, Marshall Ganz, has been paying attention to the Marc Laferriere Campaign in Brant.  Ganz is credited with creating the successful grass roots organization model behind President Obama’s winning 2008 campaign. Mr. Ganz has lent his voice to a growing… Read more »

Cathy Crowe joins Laferriere to talk poverty and homelessness

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  Fron the Brant News’ Website  Written by Sean Allen   Toronto anti-poverty advocate Cathy Crowe spent Tuesday evening in Brantford to bolster NDP Candidate Marc Laferriere’s campaign and highlight issues she cares about. “I have put my efforts in the right places (during the campaign),” Crowe said. “(Laferriere) gets the issues I care about.”… Read more »

Poverty Is A Top 5 Issue

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On Wednesday, April 6th, a video appeared on the national news websites that involved Chris Alexander, the Conservative candidate running in Pickering-Ajax. The clip was from a forum on poverty issues http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/tory-candidate-chris-alexander-talks-poverty-in-ajax/article1973437/ I’m incredibly disappointed by this.  Our candidates must understand the issues surrounding poverty in this country. There is no wiggle room on that… Read more »

NDP propose New Help for Senior Health Care

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PRINCE GEORGE – NDP leader Jack Layton announced new measures Wednesday in British Columbia to address challenges faced by Canada’s aging population and help prepare frontline health care for the next generation. “Yesterday we proposed ways to help families keep older relatives at home longer,” said Layton. “Today we are proposing new measures to help… Read more »