Nash scoops up endorsements from municipal leaders in Ontario & BC

Regina / 24 February 2022 – More municipal politicians have come out in support of Peggy Nash, MP for Parkdale—High Park, for the leadership of the New Democratic Party.

Adam Vaughan, Toronto City Councillor for Ward 20
Maria Augimeri, Toronto City Councillor for Ward 9
Janet Davis, Toronto City Councillor for Ward 31
Ron Jones, Windsor City Councillor for Ward 2
Carolyn Davies, Amherstburg City Councillor

Ben Isitt, Victoria City Councillor
Michelle Kirby, Oak Bay City Councillor
Diane McNally, Greater Victoria School Board Trustee
Constance Barnes, Vancouver Park Board
John Luton, former Victoria City Councillor
Carol Pickup, former Saanich City Councillor

“Peggy’s record of standing up for municipalities is long and indisputable,” said Maria Augimeri of Toronto City Council. “From both in and out of public office, Peggy has consistently championed the issues most critical in our cities, such as infrastructure funding and housing. Peggy is a fighter who will put municipalities back on the national agenda.”

Said Ben Isitt of Victoria City Council: “I am supporting Peggy for NDP Leader because of her vision for a fairer country and world.”

“I’m honoured to have the support of so many dedicated community leaders from Ontario and BC,” said Nash. “I look forward to building up our towns and cities as the next NDP leader and Prime Minister.”

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“I have great confidence Peggy has what it takes to lead Canada in a needed new direction. I endorse her candidacy for the leadership of the party because I have great respect for her demonstrated leadership skills and her commitment to making life better for all Canadians, not just the few.”

Lorraine Michael

Leader, Newfoundland and Labrador NDP
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