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Nepean Greens To Pick Next Candidate

The Green Party's association for the new federal riding of Nepean is holding its first ever candidate selection.

Candidate Nominations must be sent to by no later then 11:59pm on Feb 18th.

Director Nominations must be sent to by no later then 11:59pm on Feb 18th.

  • Director positions include: President, Treasurer and Membership Chair.

Notes regarding the meeting:

  • Candidate and Director nominees must be party members.
  • Only party members can vote for Canadidates and Directors

The meeting details are as follows:

When: 7:00pm

Cooke: "Let Us Vote Out Of Hope, Not Fear"

30 April 2011 - 10:30 am

 OTTAWA – Saying that voters are increasingly expressing a desire to leave the conflict-ridden politics of the past behind, Jean-Luc Cooke, Green Party of Canada candidate for Nepean-Carleton, believes residents in the riding will demonstrate this intent on May 2, 2011.

“We’ve reached that point in the history of our communities and our country that supporting the status quo just postpones dealing with major issues like supporting small business, tackling the cancer epidemic, and stabilizing pensions.

Ottawa Water Crisis Indicative Of Federal Inertia, Says Green Party Candidate

28 April 2011 - 9 am

 OTTAWA – An outdoor ban on the use of water in place until the end of August of this year has led the Green Party of Canada candidate for Nepean-Carleton to question the flawed way federal funding of municipal infrastructure takes place.

Jean-Luc Cooke believes the bans, which will affect Barrhaven, Manotick, and Riverside South, flow from a culture of political interference and lack of adequate funds for municipalities.

“We should not have members of parliament determine what projects get funded and what are neglected.