Guest Post: Jackie Bonisteel One week to go until Election Day, one more week to get candidates talking about Darfur! You may have heard Dion mention Darfur briefly during the leaders’ debates. It can be disappointing to constantly see the crisis tagged on as an after-thought to discussions of Afghanistan, but at least it seems… Read More

Below is a letter from Carolyn Scott, the Liberal candidate for Sackville-Eastern Shore: Thank you for raising the profile of the tragedy and travesties which are occurring in Darfur. The genocide in Darfur is a blight on the reputations of so many responsible governments in the world, governments who are standing by as so many… Read More

This picture of Liberal Party leader Stephane Dion with Stand’er Brianna Ames was taken in Toronto on September 28. Following the debates, we sent his office the following note: I just wanted to take this opportunity to ask you to pass a message along to Mr. Dion thanking him for mentioning Darfur in both the… Read More

Rick Casson is the current M.P. for Lethbridge. He recently sent us this letter about his position on Sudan: Dear [Stand-Canada], Thank you for your e-mail regarding Canada’s role in Darfur. I appreciate the opportunity to respond. Canada’s support to Darfur has focused on humanitarian assistance, although armed conflict, poor transport infrastructure, and lack of… Read More

As the messages from candidates about Darfur come pouring in, here’s one from Andrew Telegdi, the Liberal candidate standing for re-election in Kitchener-Waterloo. Dear [Stand-Canada], Thank you for emailing me on such an important issue. After the Rwanda genocide, the world community promised to never again allow such a thing to happen. The tragedy in… Read More