Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Nancy Tremblay, NDP Candidate for Orléans



Nancy Tremblay, NDP Candidate for Orléans



Nancy Tremblay is Non-Status Indian (First Nation) of Abenaki decent, she is the NDP candidate for the Ottawa riding of Orleans, Ontario.

Background and Experience
- Nancy is as a scientist with Environment Canada for nearly a decade, if elected her goal is to leader a return to evidence-based policy-making in Ottawa.
- She and her husband have built and run a large equestrian operation in Carlsbad Springs, they have also developed a software company selling products worldwide.
- Nancy is a founding member of the Orléans NDP riding association and is the Aboriginal Representative for the party’s Eastern Ontario caucus.
- Nancy has a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Trent University.

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Riding and History
- As a result of the 2003 electoral redistribution process, Orléans (formerly Ottawa-Orleans gains some territory and losses some to the surrounding ridings. The riding has a large Francophone population.
- The riding has a history of electing Liberals, however it switched Conservative in the 2004 election when the Conservative won a minority government.
- Orléans has an Aboriginal population of 2.4% of total Canadian population (2011).

Orléans - Candidates

Royal Galipeau, Conservative

Andrew Leslie, Liberal

TBD, Green

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