Aug
5
Wed
2015
Business Group Lunch @ Rise and Shine Restaurant
Aug 5 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Meeting local business people to discuss Green Party policies and have some lunch.

Aug
6
Thu
2015
Elmira Downtown Sidewalk Sale
Aug 6 – Aug 8 all day

Bob Jonkman will be shopping on the sidewalks of Downtown Elmira!

Election Debate viewing at the Waterloo Greens Campaign Office
Aug 6 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Join the Waterloo Green Team to watch the first Election Debate in the new campaign office on the big screen!

It’s a pot luck! Bring some light snacks to share with the others.

Aug
10
Mon
2015
Busy
Aug 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
KWLUG – Andrew Sullivan Cant: Getting Git
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Andrew Cant will present a gentle introduction to the Git version control system.

Did you know that one of the Green Party policies is to encourage the use of Free, Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) for government use, as well as in post-secondary education?

http://www.greenparty.ca/en/policy/vision-green/economy/open-source

Come to the KW Linux Users Group to find out why Free Software is important for everyone for all their own computing needs.

Aug
12
Wed
2015
WREN Meet ‘n’ Greet @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join CAB, WREN (the Waterloo Regional Environmental Network [1]) and
more for a summer social at the Queen Street Commons Cafe. This will
be a great opportunity to connect with one another in the network and
greater Waterloo Region community.

Links:
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[1] http://www.wrenvironetwork.ca/

Aug
16
Sun
2015
Open Streets Waterloo @ Open Streets Waterloo
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Bob Jonkman will be at the Open Streets festival in the Fair Vote Waterloo information booth. There will be forms to sign the Declaration of Voters Rights and a petition asking for public consultations across Canada. And we’ll have our Mock Election to demonstrate the ballots for either Mixed Member Proportional Representation (MMPR) or Single Transferable Vote (STV).

Did you know that the Green Party has a comprehensive policy on Electoral Reform?

http://www.greenparty.ca/en/policy-background-2015/part-t

The Green Party is committed to getting rid of our First-Past-The-Post balloting system, replacing it with a system of Proportional Representation, and conducting a public consultation on the style of proportional representation best suited to Canada.

Aug
19
Wed
2015
Busy
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Aug
21
Fri
2015
Meeting with FairvoteWRC and Kathryn McGarry
Aug 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Discussing municipal electoral reform, ranked ballots.

Aug
23
Sun
2015
LINK Picnic Festival
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

http://linkpicnicfestival.com/schedule/

Aug
25
Tue
2015
Campaign Office WiFi Setup
Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Wearing my other hat as a computer consultant, I’ll be setting up the network for the Campaign Office computers.

Kitchener Centre All Candidates Meeting on Electoral Reform – Fair Vote Waterloo @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Fair Vote Canada Waterloo Region is holding an all candidates meeting on electoral reform, with the candidates from Kitchener Centre. I’ll be there to watch, not to participate.

Aug
26
Wed
2015
Federation of Students at University of Waterloo
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Federation of Students at University of Waterloo would like to discuss the Green vision for the riding and postsecondary issues.

Aug
27
Thu
2015
WR Greens meeting
Aug 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Waterloo Greens candidates and campaign staff are meeting in the office at 8pm Thursday August 27th. We can go over the process of the office, talk about ongoing issues and stay connected. We’ll have a short formal discussion from 8-9 and then have open discussion from 9-10 (and beyond). Everyone welcome. Thanks!

Aug
29
Sat
2015
Campaign Office
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

I’ll be staffing the campaign office on Saturday. If you’re at the Busker Fest, drop in and say hello!

Sep
1
Tue
2015
The Agriculture Show on SoundFM CKMS 100.3
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

I’ve been invited to be a guest on The Agriculture Show on SoundFM. The style is conversational rather than confrontational. I’ll talk about the Green Party and the policies on developmetn and agriculture.

Oh, and I’m bringing some of my favorite agricultural tunes! Is that like country music? Listen and find out!

Sep
3
Thu
2015
CARP Election Forum @ CIGI Campus Auditorium
Sep 3 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

On the evening of Thursday, September 3, CARP Waterloo Region members
will gather in the CIGI Campus Auditorium, 67 Erb Street West,
Waterloo, for the CARP Election Forum. The Forum will be live-webcast
by CIGI, our venue sponsor, making the program available to those CARP
members who want to view it at home.

Sep
12
Sat
2015
Hampton Street Block Party
Sep 12 @ 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The annual Hampton Street Block Party in Elmira.

Sep
13
Sun
2015
Radio interview 570 News
Sep 13 @ 10:45 am – 11:00 am

Speaking with Martin Bauman of 570 News

Radio interview 570 News
Sep 13 @ 11:45 am – 12:00 pm

Speaking with Martin Bauman of 570 News

Sep
14
Mon
2015
KWLUG – Khalid Baheyeldin: Migrating a Laptop Drive + 1 more
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

http://kwlug.org/upcoming/

The Kitchener-Waterloo Linux User Group is a monthly meeting of GNU/Linux, Free Software, Open Source and technology enthusiasts. We meet in Kitchener, Ontario, usually on the first (non-holiday) Monday of the month. Our meetings are free and open to those with an interest in Linux. Find out more about our meetings. Join our mailing lists.

Did you know that one of the Green Party policies is to encourage the use of Free, Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) for government use, as well as in post-secondary education?

http://www.greenparty.ca/en/policy/vision-green/economy/open-source

Come to KW Linux Users Group to find out why Free Software is important for everyone for all their own computing needs.

Sep
15
Tue
2015
Green Party Rally with Elizabeth May and Gord Miller
Sep 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Join Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, and Guelph GPC candidate Gord Miller, for a Green Party rally at the Opus Lounge in Guelph tonight.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1492631387714791/

Sep
16
Wed
2015
Elizabeth May Campaign Announcement
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

There is a press release at UofG about education during which local candidates are invited to join E May (on stage I believe).

Busy
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Elizabeth May at Waterloo Greens office
Sep 16 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Elizabeth May drops by for an impromptu visit at the Waterloo Region Greens campaign office.