The Toronto Star asked candidates for info for their online coverage. My responses:
Education: Bachelor of Science, University of Toronto
Elected offices contested/held currently or previously:
2005 provincial by-election (Scarborough–Rouge River), 2006 federal election, 2007 provincial election
Your political hero or heroes: Ron Paul
Most pressing issue in your riding:
In my opinion, people need freedom and less restrictions on their lives
Why you entered politics/what you stand for:
I entered politics because I oppose war and other policies promoted by our authoritarian system. I oppose the invasiveness of government and its attacks on freedom and privacy.
Extra comments: A recent example of invasion of privacy is how the federal government introduced roadside drug testing.
September 24th, 2008