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Brant residents and New Democrats from across the province were shocked to hear Brant Conservative MP Phil McColeman’s statements in the House of Commons this week.  In a prepared speech McColeman claimed that paying for the Old Age Security program which helps some of the most vulnerable seniors in the country was a “burden” and… Read more »

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As published in The Brantford Expositor January 7th, 2011. Lately and prominently, from right-of-centre authors in these pages and others we have seen editorials with titles like “Envy Blinds the Left Wing Regarding The Realities of CEO Salaries.” At the same time in London, Ont., controversy brews because workers there won’t take a 50% wage… Read more »

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  An article in the Brant News recently named myself, along with Mayor Chris Friel and MPP and Speaker of the House Dave Levac as the Top Newsmakers of 2011.  The criteria were “the quality of the candidates and quantity of headlines they made” as well as the need for those headlines to “carry some… Read more »

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BRANTFORD, ON – NDP leadership candidate Paul Dewar will campaign in Brantford on Wednesday, December 14th.   Mr. Dewar is a former aid worker in Nicaragua, public school teacher, and teachers’ federation vice president.  In 2006 he was elected Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Centre, and in 2007 he was appointed Foreign Affairs critic under Jack Layton…. Read more »

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  Earlier this year, when Jack Layton passed away the community came together for a non-partisan vigil at the Brant NDP office on Murray St.  So many great people, from all walks of life and from all sides of the political spectrum from our community showed up that week to pay their respects. That is… Read more »

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NDP MP and Leadership Candidate Romeo Saganash will be visiting Brantford and Six Nations on Monday Nov 21st and will be holding public events including a Town Hall-style meeting at Woodland Cultural Centre’s Orientation Room beginning at 6:30pm.  The day promises to be quite productive as Saganash accompanied by recent Brant Federal Candidate Marc Laferriere… Read more »

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  Marc Laferriere the 2011 Federal NDP Candidate for Brant announced today his support for NDP Leadership Candidate Romeo Saganash.  The announcement was made as the two were visiting youth at the Ontario New Democratic Youth Convention in Sudbury, On. Under Laferriere’s candidacy the Brant NDP won the 2010 leader’s challenge for signing up the… Read more »

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Election season may be over but the work of organizing continues for members of the Brant NDP. Former Federal Brant NDP Candidate Marc Laferriere will be in Sudbury this weekend presenting to politically motivated youth from across the province at the Ontario New Democratic Youth Convention.   “There are so many youth that have become… Read more »