Had a great community canvass today with the Hon. Bob Chiarelli, MPP for Ottawa West-Nepean today. Prior to that, Anita was once again at the Tim Hortons at Carlingwood Mall, where she talked with dozens of ordinary, hard working Canadians (3 of whom also brought donations!) about the issues that matter to them, like health care and home care. Listening to the community is such a huge part of the vision and message of our campaign. After 5 years of an MP who seems more interested in yelling at us, Ottawa West-Nepean deserves an MP who listens.

Out on the doorsteps, we keep hearing some of the same stories. Seniors concerned about pensions. Civil servants worried about job security under the Harper regime. Parents who wants to make sure their children get a good education and can take care of their parents. And more and more people who know Anita, and like what she stands for.

We talked to a Revenue Canada employee on Strathmore, fearful about her job security if Harper continues on course toss civil servants on the unemployment lines, and who could speak in a position of some authority that corporate handouts paid for from your wallet won't help the economy.

We talked to a gentleman on Ridley, who said he normally voted Conservative, but agreed with us that after 5 years, it was time for a change. He enthusiastically said we would have his support and said he would take a lawn sign.

The momentum continues to build, and we hope we can see you all come out to the official campaign launch tomorrow: http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=158467804215140&index=1


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