Boisson is a farmer, oilfield contractor and trapper from the High Prairie area. He has run twice provincially, representing the Wildrose Party. He wants a better deal for the West, and doesn’t think the other parties can or will deliver that.
Krieger is an oifield operator from the Valleyview area. He likes the Maverick Party because only a regional party can stand up for the West, he says, much like the Bloc does for Quebec. The Party supports Western independence as well.
Penny, a Barrhead town councillor and retired health care worker touts the Liberals’ national daycare and evironmental plans. PR-Westlock deserves an MP who is in government, she says, and predicts a Liberal majority.
Ungstad, a retired social worker from Slave Lake, says health care, housing and help for Indigenous people are three of the main reasons she likes the NDP platform. She’s been thinking about running for years.
Viersen, the incumbent Conservatife MP, is going for a third term. Canada needs a Conservative government, he says, and Mr. O’Toole is the man to deliver it. A better deal for the West is certain with a Conservative win, he says.