Upcoming Nomination Meeting With our fabulous MP Linda Duncan retiring, we will have to choose a new NDP candidate in Edmonton Strathcona to run in the 2019 federal election. We are planning on holding a nomination meeting this fall. If you are interested in contesting the nomination, please contact us by email to inquire about the nomination process. To be eligible to vote at the nomination meeting, you must live in the Edmonton Strathcona riding and be an NDP member 30 days prior to the date of the meeting. You can renew your membership online, or if you'd like to check on your membership status you can email
Help us build for 2019 The next federal election is expected to be called for the autumn of 2019! Please make a donation and consider becoming a monthly donor. Monthly, sustaining donors provide much-needed stability for our ongoing work and allow us to focus our time and energy on outreach and membership development rather than on fundraising. You can donate online with Visa, Mastercard or Interac. If you prefer to donate by cheque, please make it payable to Edmonton Strathcona Federal NDP and mail to: 8408 117 St NW, Edmonton AB T6G1R4. Thank you for your support! Doorknocking We hit the doors in Edmonton Strathcona several times a month! Currently we are promoting the NDP's campaign to bring in Universal pharmacare in Canada. Canada remains the only major country that offers universal health care without a national drug plan and we need to change this. (Watch Linda's excellent speech here.) Contact us at email@example.com if you'd like to join us when we go doorknocking. If you haven't doorknocked before, don't worry -- we'll provide a script and training, and you'll be paired with an experienced canvasser.Donation Limits and Tax Credit Information Donate today! In 2018, you can give up to $1,575 to riding associations (EDAs), local federal campaigns or nomination races combined.You can also give up to $1,575 in 2018 to Canada’s NDP.
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Annual General Meeting Thanks to everyone who came out to our April 4 Annual General Meeting and to all the fantastic volunteers who signed up to be on the riding executive!