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2022 Ontario Election Campaign

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Campaign Press Release

Campaign Press Release – Laura Chesnik, Worker Politician, Windsor Tecumseh –  Laura Chesnik, a teacher, worker politician and host of the national podcast Education is a Right, …
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About Laura Chesnik

About Laura Chesnik Laura Chesnik has taught for 14 years and at all levels from K-12 to university. She has taught in Ontario as well as …
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Dissolution of the 42nd Legislature

Dissolution of the 42nd Legislature The breakdown of the 42nd Legislature’s 124 seats at its dissolution on May 3 was: PCs: 67 seats, NDP: 38 …
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Political Parties in Ontario

Political Parties in Ontario There are currently 29 registered political parties in Ontario. The names are listed below followed by the name as it will appear …
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Candidates in Windsor-Tecumseh

Candidates in Windsor-Tecumseh Candidates had until 2 pm today, May 12 to file their nomination papers. In Windsor-Tecumseh, there were ten registered candidates at the close …
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Donate

Make a donation to the campaign! How Much Can I Contribute? Individuals can give up to $3,325 in total in contributions to candidates or registered parties each …
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Solidarity on Al-Nakba

Solidarity on Al-Nakba On the occasion of the 74th anniversary of the Al-Nakba – the Catastrophe – I affirm my solidarity with the many Canadians of …
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Advance Polls Open

Advance Polls Open Windsor-Tecumseh voters can vote in advance of the June 2 election day at any of the following locations:  May 19 to May 28 WFCU …

Victoria Day

Victoria Day Today, the third Monday in May, is officially slated as Victoria Day. This has been the case since 1845 when the birthday of Queen …

Concerns: Privatization of Long-term Care

Concerns: Privatization of Long-term Care The privatization of health care, in particular long-term care is a serious concern in this election especially in the context of …

Video: Justice for Injured Workers!

The following video was produced by Empower Yourself Now in 2019 for the Workers Comp is a Right! campaign to explain the practice of deeming, …

Educational Support Staff Speak Out

Educational support staff in Windsor-Essex have produced the following videos to break the silence on their wages and working conditions and specifically what they experienced …
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Platform on Education

In the three videos below, hear Laura Chesnik explain her platform on education. https://youtu.be/ZGaiZ34DY8Q https://youtu.be/A1VkKvdFthM https://youtu.be/-Is6WfELJV0

Discussion on Healthcare and Education

Discussion on Healthcare and Education In this video, Laura Chesnik, a teacher and Independent Candidate in Windsor-Tecumseh interviews Helen Winter, a critical care nurse and administrator …

Concern: Timeliness of Medical Appointments

Concern: Timeliness of Medical Appointments The following letter was submitted by Windsor resident Catherine Owen: This is an issue that has bothered me for awhile. We all …

Paramedics Speak Out and Demand Solutions

Paramedics Speak Out and Demand Solutions May 22-28 is Paramedic Services Week. Ontario paramedics who respond to 911 calls and transport patients to hospitals are speaking …

Get a lawn sign!

Get a lawn sign! Email the campaign to get yours today and do your part to inform the electorate of Laura’s campaign to Empower Yourself Now!  Help …

Sculpture Dedicated to Freedom Fighter

Sculpture Dedicated to Freedom Fighter On May 12, a beautiful statue of Mary Ann Shadd Cary by local sculptor Donna Mayne was unveiled at the University …

Windsor-Tecumseh: Working Class Street Art

Windsor-Tecumseh: Working Class Street Art In Windsor-Tecumseh, along Drouillard Road, one can view Windsor’s working class history reflected in the many murals and other forms of Street Art. Drouillard Road …

Discussion on Arts and Culture

Discussion on Arts and Culture In this video, Laura Chesnik, Independent candidate for Windsor-Tecumseh sits down with Teajai Travis, artist, educator and Executive Director of Artcite, …

Arts and Culture in Difficult Times

Arts and Culture in Difficult Times Has listening or playing music, reading a good book and joining a book club, or following a TV series and …

Statement on the Election

Statement on the Election https://youtu.be/7l0AMHLaCUI With just a few days away from election day, I wanted to share my thoughts on what a vote for me in …

Community Support Informs the Electorate

Community Support Informs the Electorate The support from the community for my campaign has been to help the electorate cast an informed vote. This has included …

Injured Workers’ Demands

Injured Workers’ Demands Today, June 1, is Injured Workers’ Day. Below are the demands of the Workers’ Comp is a Right Campaign in this election. Please …

Integration into U.S. War Economy

Integration into U.S. War Economy Among those calling for permanent corridors to be established in response to the Ambassador Bridge blockade, was the CEO of the …

Securing Corridors and Handouts

Securing Corridors and Handouts Bill 100, Keeping Ontario Open for Business Act, was introduced in the Legislature just two days before an announced $5.2 billion dollar future investment …

Emergency Powers Made Permanent

Emergency Powers Made Permanent On April 14, Bill 100, the Keeping Ontario Open for Business Act was passed in the Ontario Legislature by the Ford government with the …

Province Wide Results

Province Wide Results This election saw the lowest voter turnout in Ontario history at 43.54%.* The previous low was 48.2 percent in the October 2011 election. The …

Election Results: Basic Information

On June 2 the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario headed by Doug Ford won a majority of seats in the 43rd Ontario general election, going …

Education is a Right Podcast

Laura is the co-host of the Education is a Right, a podcast produced by teachers and education workers. She and her co-hosts started the show following the 2018 Ontario election to provide a forum where teachers and education workers, parents, students and all those concerned about affirming the right to education to speak for themselves. The show is weekly and is available online at edisaright.ca and on all major podcast platforms.

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