Christian Heritage Party of Canada candidates, 2004 Canadian federal election
The Christian Heritage Party is a minor political party in Canada. It ran 62 candidates in the 2004 federal election. Information about some of these candidates may be found here. The leader of the party at the time of the election was Ron Gray.
Argenteuil—Mirabel: Laurent Filion
Laurent Filion is a construction contractor and real estate agent based in Duhamel, Quebec. He joined the Christian Heritage Party in 1995 and has run for the party three times; he appeared on the ballot as a non-affiliated candidate in 2000 because the party was not registered with Elections Canada. He was the Christian Heritage Party's only Quebec candidate in 2004.
Filion has also run for municipal council in Duhamel.
|1997 federal||Argenteuil—Papineau||Christian Heritage||505||0.97||6/6||Maurice Dumas, Bloc Québécois|
|2000 federal||Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel||N/A (Christian Heritage)||167||0.33||9/9||Mario Laframboise, Bloc Québécois|
|2004 federal||Argenteuil—Mirabel||Christian Heritage||202||0.41||6/7||Mario Laframboise, Bloc Québécois|
|2009 municipal||Duhamel council, Ward One||n/a||125||23.32||3/3||Patrick Douglas|
Peter J. Ellis (Guelph)
Stephen Downey (Hamilton Centre)
Terry Marshall (Kingston and the Islands)
See here for full information. Marshall has been a candidate for the Christian Heritage Party of Canada, having campaigned for the party four times.
Allan (Al) James (Lambton—Kent—Middlesex)
James is a chemical engineer. He was 43 years old in 2002, and was a Global manager for the Dow Automotive Group in Sarnia (Windsor Star, 11 May 2002). He has campaigned for the CHP on three occasions.
|1988 federal||Kent||Christian Heritage||1,942||4/4||Rex Crawford, Liberal|
|federal by-election, May 13, 2002||Windsor West||Christian Heritage||249||0.76||6/6||Brian Masse, New Democratic Party|
|2004 federal||Lambton-Kent-Middlesex||Christian Heritage||1,015||5/5||Rose-Marie Ur, Liberal|
Linda Klassen (St. Catharines)
Klassen was born Linda Stacey. She moved from her home region of Simcoe County to the Niagara region in 1985, and was a Community Outreach Counsellor with the Niagara Region Sexual Assault Centre, St. Catharines from 1989 to 2001. Before running for the CHP in 2004, she campaigned for the Family Coalition Party of Ontario in the 2003 provincial election.
Klassen has argued that the concept of "sexual orientation" has been fabricated by "deviants who wanted their unnatural sexual preferences dignified and legalized", and has written that Canadian society was better when homosexuality was "in the closet".
|2003 provincial||St. Catharines||Family Coalition||714||1.62||5/5||Jim Bradley, Liberal|
|2004 federal||St. Catharines||Christian Heritage||741||1.43||5/7||Walt Lastewka, Liberal|
Pat Woode (Wellington—Halton Hills)
Woode was born in 1946, near Woodstock, Ontario. She graduated in Social Work from the Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in 1968, and worked at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Toronto from 1969 to 1973. Woode wrote a column on disability issues in the Georgetown Herald from 1983 to 1988, hosted a show on Halton Cable TV for three years, and has been an environmental activist. She is affiliated with the Family Coalition Party of Ontario at the provincial level, and is an opponent of abortion and gay rights. She was 58 years old in 2004.
David C. Andres (Dauphin—Swan River)
Andres was born on May 17, 1959 at Norquay, Saskatchewan, and moved with his family to Ethelbert, Manitoba as a child. After completing high school, he worked with the Canadian National Railway in northern Manitoba before returning to Ethelbert to work as a mechanic and farmer. In 1979, he began "Andres Insurance Brokers" with his wife, and also started a Sears Canada Catalogue Order Office in the region.
The 2004 election was his first venture into electoral politics. He received 560 votes, or 1.68% of the total cast in the riding.
David J. Reimer (Portage—Lisgar)
Jeannine Moquin-Perry (St. Boniface)
Raised in Saskatchewan, Moquin-Perry subsequently moved to Manitoba to practice as a registered nurse. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Manitoba, as well as certificates in Teaching and Administration. During the 2004 election, she was a student of LAMBS Disciplineship Project, a religious institution. Along with her husband, she has also hosted a Home Church Fellowship for several years.
Jane MacDiarmid (Winnipeg South)
Geoffrey Capp (Yukon)
See here for more information. He has run for the CHP five times, as well as once in a territorial election.
Other Candidates (detailed entry not prepared)
Anthony Barendregt (Selkirk—Interlake, Manitoba) (also ran 2000)
Leslie Bartley (Oxford, Ontario)
Timothy J. Bloedow (Glengarry—Prescott—Russell, Ontario)
Gary De Boer (Sarnia—Lambton, Ontario)
Irma DeVries (Perth—Wellington, Ontario)
Steven Elgersma (Haldimand—Norfolk, Ontario)
Frank Ellis (Kitchener—Waterloo, Ontario) (also ran 2000)
Ursula Ellis (Dufferin—Caledon, Ontario)
Barra L. Gots (Brant, Ontario)
John G. Gots (Cambridge (electoral district), Ontario) (also ran 2000)
Joseph F. Grubb (York West, Ontario)
Vicki Gunn (York—Simcoe, Ontario)
Gerhard Herwig (Surrey North, B.C.) (also ran 2000)
Jacques "Jack" Hummelman (New Westminster—Coquitlam, B.C.)
Robert Thomas Jacobson (Souris—Moose Mountain, Manitoba)
Ryan Kidd (Don Valley East, Ontario) (also ran 2000)
Gloria Kieler (Vancouver East, B.C.) (also ran 2000, 1997)
Adrian Kooger (Simcoe North, Ontario) (also ran 2000)
Mary Sylvia Nelson (Regina—Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan)
Joe Pal (Vancouver Centre, B.C.) (also ran 1997)
Katherine Reimer (Kildonan—St. Paul, Manitoba)
Irma Ruiter (Welland, Ontario)
Edward Spronk (Edmonton East, Alberta)
Diane Stephan (Battlefords—Lloydminster, Saskatchewan)
Harold Stephan (Palliser, Saskatchewan)
Jacob Strydhorst (Yellowhead, Alberta) (also ran 2000)
Clayton A. Sundberg (Blackstrap, Alberta)
Rod Taylor (Skeena—Bulkley Valley, B.C.)
Steven Taylor (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound, Ontario)
William Ubbens (Etobicoke North, Ontario) (also ran 1988, byelection Dec 1990)
Ken Vanden Broek (Lethbridge, Alberta)
Peter Vander Zaag (Simcoe—Grey, Ontario)
Peter Vogel (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock, Ontario)
Maurice G. Whittle (Oak Ridges—Markham, Ontario)
Sally Wong (Mississauga East—Cooksville, Ontario)
John H. Wubs (Burlington, Ontario)
Previous runs for a candidate were not necessarily in a riding of the same name.
- CHP Council and Ridings for Québec, Christian Heritage Party of Canada, 14 June 2004, accessed via the Internet Archive on 22 January 2011; History of Federal Ridings since 1867: ARGENTEUIL--MIRABEL (2004/06/28), Parliament of Canada, accessed 22 January 2011; Construction Laurent Filion, Yellow Pages, accessed 22 January 2011.