Candidate Bio - Steven Soos

Editors' note/update: Thank you to Steven for putting his name forward for nomination! At the April 6 nomination meeting the riding association elected Sheila Wood as our Candidate for the upcoming Provincial Election.

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  • President of the Trent University New Democrats
  • Trent University Student Ambassador
  • Trent University International Development Major- Undergraduate, Specializing in Agrarian Political Economy
  • 5 Years of Election Campaign Experience including Malcolm Allen MP, Cindy Forster, MPP, Peter Kormos- Regional Council, Peggy Sattler, MPP, Wayne Gates-,MPP
  • Party Member since 15 Years Old- Ran for Regional West Rep at NDP Convention 2012
  • Former Youth Organizer and Disability Chair- Welland ONDP Executive and Peterborough NDP Executive
  • Former Marketer and 4 Years in the Restaurant Industry
  • Social Justice Advocate- Lived in the Slums of Dominican Republic and studied the Sugar Cane Industry and the issue of Stateless Haitians

 

 

“I would like to become the Ontario NDP Candidate because I have seen the household budget squeezed to its breaking point. Growing up in Poverty is a challenge like no other, and I believe there are actions that we can take to make life more affordable in this Province, and bring back prosperity to Ontario.  The taxpayers are tired of seeing their money mismanaged and spent on costly scandals to encourage political games.  People are tired of electing politicians who make the same old promises.  Working alongside Former MPP Peter Kormos, who is my political inspiration, has taught me that when the constituents speak, the member listens, and that’s what I intend to do.  Please lend me your support in building a better community and province.

 

What Steven Wants to Do:

  • Offer a tax credit to businesses that create jobs, and not ones that ship jobs down the 401.
  • Fight for a tuition freeze for post- secondary students, the future of our province, and prevent cuts to students with disabilities
  • Support a buy Ontario local Economy that supports Domestic Jobs
  • Fight for and Maintain Collective Bargaining Worker’s Rights
  • Support a Gradual Minimum Wage Increase that keeps up with the rate of Inflation
  • Stop expensive subsidies on Hydro that hurt the Household, and begin to take the HST off home essentials.

 

“I will fight for everyone who needs fighting for, and I will not stop until everyone’s voice is heard.  I am a fresh set of ears and eyes that is ready to get to work.”

 

I hope that you will consider me as your ONDP Peterborough Riding Candidate

 

Steven Soos

Candidate for the Nomination, Peterborough’s Ontario New Democrats.

Email: stevensoos@trentu.ca

Phone: 705-559-1275

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The Peterborough Nomination Meeting is Sunday, April 6, 2014; 12:30pm at the Peterborough Public Library (345 Aylmer St. N.). For more information please visit the EVENT page.

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commented 2014-03-28 08:50:46 -0400 · Flag
Due to an emergency, the meet and greet has been rescheduled for March 30th/14 same place, same time. Also, don’t forget that the Trent NDP is hosting Tom Mulcair on March 31st at Trent University Bata Library 1:00pm
commented 2014-03-19 17:48:01 -0400 · Flag
Meet and Greet with ONDP Peterborough Nomination Candidate Steven Soos will take place on March 27th, 2014 at the Peterborough Public Library 1pm to 4pm. Come in with any questions/concerns and discuss policy!

“Change Has Arrived.”

https://www.facebook.com/events/1428332024081093/
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