Rain or shine, come for a pleasant afternoon of burgers, hot dogs, fruit, pop and beer in the picturesque Caledon Hills. Take a walk about this country property and visit the honey bees. Enjoy conversations with like minded friends. All this for only $15. If you plan to attend, please call 416-283-7589 or 1-855-668-5423 so we know how much food and drink to buy.
To make an old sentence politically correct, “Now is the time for all good people to come to the aid of the party.”
Presenting the new executive and some candid photos from the Convention, Nov. 4, 2017
The Executive Committee members are from many parts of the province and have a 60 year age range.
Saturday November 4, 2017 - 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Monte Carlo Inn, 8900 Woodbine Ave., Markham, L3R 5K6
Many believe that people tend to be selfish and greedy, especially libertarians who say government should not be in the business of helping those in need and protecting us from voracious corporations. In reality libertarians believe humans are social animals, and most adopt the "good neighbour" policy. Gene Balfour provides an example of neighbours helping those whose homes were damaged in the spring floods.
We start with a reminder that December 31 is the deadline for donations to receive a refundable Political Tax Credit for 2017. "Refundable" means that you receive the credit of 75% of the first $399 donated even if you don't owe any taxes. If you haven't yet donated this year, or if you would like to top up your donation to help us with our 2018 election campaign, now is the time (see below).
We report on the Convention held November 4,including the elections and listing of new Executive and Ethics Committee members. Allen Small provides a summary of his report to the Convention.
Scott Marshall, our new Campaign Director, reports on the progress of our "Full Slate" campaign.
As usual, we include a list of Libertarian meetings around the province.
And last, but not least, there was room for a few quotes from Thomas Jefferson.