PAAC Questionnaire to Moose Jaw Candidates: Responses

The SEIU-West Political Action & Awareness Committee (PAAC) followed the lead of the Saskatoon & District Labour Council (SDLC) and the Regina & District Labour Council (RDLC) and sent a series of questions to Moose Jaw municipal election candidates. While some did not respond, below are the candidates' who did respond favourably to the PAAC's questions:

Jamaal James

  • Is involved with his union; supports core values of labour movement – solidarity, the Fight for $15, reduced cost of public transportation, and keeping infrastructure public in an effort to create local, ‘good paying’ jobs.
  • Supports environmental causes and understands the intersection of economics and climate change. 
  • Supports palatable solutions for social issues: safe injection sites, increased mental health support, and pressuring the provincial government to treat workers fairly through the bargaining process.
  • Strongly supports diversity and the Calls to Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and implementing them locally where possible. 

Doug Blanc

  •  SGEU elected officer; supports the values and aims of the labour movement.

 

Jamey Logan

  • Logan is known for his  involvement in the community-based organization (CBO) sector, as well as for being a local business owner who is respected by both workers and bosses. 

 

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