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Green Party candidate in Penticton for informal Canada Day meet and greet

Tara Howse speaks to a Trail resident at the Trail market. The Green Party candidate will be in Penticton on July 1 on an informal meet and greet at Gyro Park and Slackwater Brewing.
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June 28, 2019 - 2:15 PM

PENTICTON - The South Okanagan West Kootenay riding has a new Green Party candidate.

Tara Howse will carry the Green Party banner in the upcoming federal election for the Penticton area.

Howse is a social science researcher with a criminal justice degree and a nearly-completed Masters on issues of power and trust at the community level.  She’s also a small business owner.

Howse’s focus is on justice, transparency and equitable access. She’s also concerned about the heavy corporate influence that works to impact government decisions.

Howse likes to spend time outdoors and has a passion for introducing women to the sport of mountain biking.

“You cannot be ignored when you vote. This is the single best opportunity to let the leaders of this country know what’s important to you; it is the ultimate political statement to head to the ballot and mark your choice,” she says.

Howse will be making a tour of Penticton’s Gyro Park during Canada Day festivities between noon and 2 p.m. on July 1 for an informal meet and greet.

She’ll be at Slackwater Brewing from 3 to 5 p.m. and again from 6 to 8 p.m. between RibFest and Gyro Park.

Howse joins fellow candidates Helena Konanz (Conservative), Connie Denesiuk (Liberal) Sergio Zanatta (People’s Party)  and incumbent Richard Cannings (NDP) in the federal election race for the riding, which is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 21.

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