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New Democrats Demand New Limits to Prorogation Op-Ed On January 25th, 2010 the riding of Brant will not be represented in Parliament.  Though this was the date scheduled for Parliament to resume it will not be happening.  The Prime Minister has locked the door’s to the people’s House. Those that return to Parliament wanting to… Read more »

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From the Brantford Expositor – January 21, 2010 ANTI-PROROGUE RALLY ON SATURDAY Local residents wishing to protest against the proroguing of Parliament can join a rally in Hamilton on Saturday, says Marc Laferriere, the federal NDP candidate in Brant. “I’m going to bring a Brantford contingent to this and will be speaking at it,” Laferriere… Read more »

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What can you get for 90 cents?  That’s what the Brant NDP asked when organizing their campaign dinner for Brant constituents.  Brantford, ON – The Brant NDP is pleased to announce its campaign dinner at The Ring Caribbean Restaurant, 271 Colborne Street, on Wednesday, December 23, 2009 featuring NDP Leader Jack Layton and local candidate… Read more »

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 3, 2009 CONSERVATIVE AND LIBERAL MPs “SOLD OUT” SOUTHWESTERN ONTARIO FAMILIES ON HST: NDP OTTAWA – Federal New Democrat MPs say that Conservative and Liberal MPs sold out the people of Southwestern Ontario by standing up and voting in support of the Harper government’s $4.3 billion federal incentive payment to the… Read more »

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NDP Candidate Engages Youth of Community While I’m sure Mr. Justin Trudeau was an interesting speaker at the $90-a-plate Liberal fundraiser held recently, his comments and actions struck me as somewhat perplexing. Comments from Mr. Trudeau included stressing the importance of engaging youth and people from different backgrounds in the political process. Across town the… Read more »

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Video from Brant NDP Nomination Meeting including footage from speech, comments from the new candidate and comments from Amy Marlene Robichaud-Harpe Winner of the CBC’s 2009 Canada’s Next Great Prime Minister contest. Feel free to leave comments on Brant News’ site below the video.  A fun and engaging night.  Youtube Video’s of more of the… Read more »

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I was recently asked by a reader of this column “How do you plan on making sustainable additions to our community and Brant?” It’s a fair question.   I also know that the 7 key areas I have outlined as the focus of this campaign are ambitious.  A nice, young lady who is reporter from… Read more »