Election 2015: Meet the candidates—Norah Bowman

Norah Bowman is running for the NDP in Kelowna-Lake Country.

Norah Bowman

Age: 40

Occupation: Okanagan College professor

Family: Mother of Hugo, 7 years old.

Place of birth: British Columbia

Education background: BA, Hons, Okanagan University College; MA, University of Manitoba; PhD, University of Alberta.

Past political experience: Community organizing.

Community organization membership affiliations: Okanagan College, Federation of Post-Secondary Educators, North Okanagan Labour Council, volunteer at the Kelowna Friendship Centre.

Why you would be an effective MP: My family worked hard to make ends meet. Both my family and country supported me to become a college professor and a proud mother. NDP values of living within a balanced budget, and caring for community are my values. The NDP will bring economic stability, jobs, and environmental protection to Canada.

 

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