Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Libertarian candidate Michael Green, Toronto Centre
Sunday, October 7, 2007
Michael Green is running for the Libertarian in the Ontario provincial election, in the Toronto Danforth riding. Wikinews' Nick Moreau interviewed him regarding his values, his experience, and his campaign.
He answered a few questions recently, promising further response later.
Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from Liberals, Progressive Conservatives, New Democratic Party members, Ontario Greens, as well as members from the Family Coalition, Freedom, Communist, Libertarian, and Confederation of Regions parties, as well as independents.
Why have you chosen to involve yourself in the political process? Why did you choose to run in this constituency?
- I work and have gone to school in Toronto Centre.
What prior political experience do you have? What skills and insight can you bring to office, from other non-political positions you may have held?
- My skills and insights are as an organizer in the Green Party of Ontario for 9yrs.
What are your views on the mixed member proportional representation (MMP) referendum?
- I'm in favour of MMP as it is fairer than current system.
What role, if any, does “new media” play in your campaign, and the campaign of your party? (websites, blogs, Facebook, YouTube videos, etc) Do you view it as beneficial, or a challenge?
- New media is a welcome adjunct to communication as usual.