The Ottawa West-Nepean NDP Executive is pleased to announce, following a comprehensive candidate search as mandated by the Ontario NDP, that we have recruited a stellar candidate – Chandra Pasma, a longtime New Democrat who lives in our community and brings policy expertise to this election (see her biography) – to represent the NDP in Ottawa West-Nepean in the forthcoming provincial election.
Ottawa West-Nepean NDP hosted a Forum on Basic Income on April 10, open to all Ottawa area NDP members. Many interested citizens came out, from as far away as Kingston, Ontario.
The forum was emceed by Jamie Masse, and included a panel of experts on the subject:
- Daniel Blaikie, MP for Elmwood — Transcona
- Angella MacEwen, Senior Economist, Canadian Labour Congress
- Chandra Pasma, Policy analyst and researcher
Our Annual General Meeting was held on February 23, in conjunction with as a meeting to choose delegates to Provincial Convention this April. An engaged crowd came out to the meeting at the Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre in response to our invitation to members. Oliver Kent, president of the Ottawa Centre Federal NDP, was on hand to officiate the voting. ...continue reading "New Ottawa West-Nepean executive chosen, seven delegates to Provincial Convention"