Ontario Election 2018

GreenPAC is excited to seek out, endorse, and support environmental champions from all major political parties running in the 2018 Ontario provincial election. Check this page for updates on the campaign. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter and sign up for our e-newsletter for exciting campaign announcements.

Endorsements are out! Meet the eight GreenPAC-endorsed Ontario candidates

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   From left to right the candidates are:

   Jessica Bell (NDP, University-Rosedale)

Founding executive director of the transit advocacy organization TTCRiders, who previously worked as an organizer on sustainable, healthy food systems, and on Indigenous rights and endangered forests.

   Jim Bradley (L, St. Catharines)

Sitting MPP that has been hailed as Ontario's toughest environment minister for expanding Blue Box recycling, protecting our water, mitigating the effects of acid rain and strengthening the Species at Risk Act. 

   Shelley Carroll (L, Don Valley North)

City councillor since 2003 who oversaw development of a new solid waste diversion plan for Toronto, and promoted conservation and renewable energy during her four years on the Toronto Hydro board.

   Nathalie Des Rosiers (L, Ottawa-Vanier)

Sitting MPP and former dean of the common law section of the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law who previously spent 13 years on the Environmental Appeal Board of Ontario. She served as Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Energy before entering Cabinet in January as Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry.

   Sylvia Jones (PC, Dufferin-Caledon)

Sitting MPP and avid supporter of land conservation, recycling, and organic foods who’s been a member of a Community Supported Agriculture farm for eight years.

   Arthur Potts (L, Beaches-East York)

Sitting MPP and strong proponent of carbon cap-and-trade and pollinator protection who amassed a 30-year track record in clean energy and waste reduction before he entered the provincial legislature.

   Mike Schreiner (G, Guelph)

Leader of the Green Party of Ontario, who’s worked as a tireless advocate on carbon pricing, hydraulic fracturing (fracking), neonicotinoid pesticides, water protection, and organic foods.

   Peter Tabuns (NDP, Toronto-Danforth)

Sitting MPP and his party’s environment and energy critic, who’s introduced provincial legislation on climate change, community disclosure of toxins and pollutants, electricity conservation, and prohibition of hydraulic fracturing, and supported government bills to phase out coal, conserve water, protect the Great Lakes, and promote the province’s trail network.

   --You can click on any of the candidates' names above for their full environmental profile--

   Candidate Matching Tool

     To see which of the candidates shares your environmental and political values, take our Candidate Matching Tool!

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