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Sudbury’s electoral file: Babcock named candidate of the Greens in Nickel Belt

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The Green Party of Ontario has announced that Glenys Babcock has been nominated as a candidate in Nickel Belt ahead of the 2022 provincial election.

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As a public policy analyst and data scientist, Babcock said she believes the Green Party has the right vision and leadership to tackle the most pressing issues facing Ontarians.

“I’m running for the Ontario Greens to give Nickel Belt residents a voice,” Babcock said in a statement. “I am deeply concerned about the lack of affordable housing, mental health supports and environmental protection in my community and across Ontario.

For over 25 years, Babcock has served a variety of clients within Ontario government and federal government departments; as well as the World Bank, several Fortune 500 companies and dozens of non-profit organizations.

“Glenys is a real underdog champion,” said Mike Schreiner, leader of the Ontario Greens. “She will work hard to ensure the unique needs of the Nickel Belt are understood and implement real solutions to build a more caring, affordable and green community.”

Chamber hosting fireside chats with local candidates

The Chamber of Commerce invites local candidates in the provincial elections to share their platforms and positions through two online events this week.

Those running to represent the ridings of Sudbury and Nickel Belt will be specifically invited to speak on business-related issues and how to improve the economic viability of the region.

Candidates from the four main parties in the riding of Sudbury will be welcomed for a fireside chat on Wednesday evening, while candidates from Nickel Belt will have a chance to speak on Thursday. Both events run from 7-9 p.m.

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Applicants will be met at the chamber office and the hearing will be virtual.

Members of the public will have the opportunity to submit written questions to the contestant of their choice before and during the event via a question and answer function.

Members of the public can submit questions to the chamber ahead of the event at [email protected] or via Twitter at @SudburyCofC.

Events are free and open to the public.

For more information and to register, visit sudburychamber.ca/events.


Sudbury Constituency

Berthier, Adrien, Libertarian

Despatie, Marc, PC Ontario Party

Farrow, David, Ontario Liberal Party

Laface, Jason, Ontario Party

Pressey, Sheldon, New Blue

Robinson, David, Green Party of Ontario

West, Jamie, Ontario NDP/NDP

Nickel Belt Riding

Gélinas, France – Ontario NDP

Hazlette, Randy – Ontario PC Party

Proux, Gilles – Ontario Liberal Party

Savoie, Melanie – New Blue

Schneider, Willie – Ontario Party

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