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“I am a Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong, or free to choose those who shall govern my country. This heritage of freedom I pledge to uphold for myself and all mankind.” ~~ John G. Diefenbaker

I heard a man speaking the language of common sense. A language that I understand and respect

Yes … it’s me again ... it's been a long time since my last post, however, I have been VERY busy

This Spring as you know, after long and hard consideration, I threw my support behind the one individual whom I believe will make the best leader for the province of BC – Ellis Ross!

Day after day my decision is backed up repeatedly by people like
Canadian outdoor writer, professional big game outfitter, and television producer/host for many hunting shows, Jim Shockey who just this week said of Ellis ... The first time I saw this man speak, I did not hear a politician’s smarmy, disingenuous, patronizing bull crap pandering voice, I heard a man speaking the language of common sense. A language that I understand and respect

Or this from former Cariboo Chilcotin MLA and former 100 Mile House Mayor Donna Barnett ... “Ellis Ross does not subscribe to the divisive talk of a rural/urban divide. He represents all British Columbians … (he) is the only candidate that can beat the NDP. There's a new generation coming into politics, and Ellis is the candidate who can win over this new generation"

And from Mission City Councillor Ken Herar ...
"Frankly, (Ellis Ross) is a breath of fresh air. The BC Liberal Party needs change, and a new voice that welcomes everyone in. We need to stop putting up barriers. Yesterday’s insider politics aren’t going to build a stronger BC Liberal party or a stronger BC.”

Others, from right across the province, are commenting on posts I make to social media, and saying things such as:

We will forever remember that you stood up in the house today and spoke on our behalf. You have our respect ~~ Susan P.

BC needs your leadership Mr Ross. Bridging and healing the gap between urban and rural is an important element for BC to become a powerhouse ~~ Cameron S.

I’m glad I happened upon your video. You are a really excellent speaker and tell people how it is. Something that doesn’t happen a lot nowadays ~~ Dawn P.

… today I'm sitting here listening to your views and feel relief. Relief that there is someone who wants to make a difference, someone like us that I can relate to and that isn't promising the moon … I absolutely love your commonsense approach. I feel your sincerity. I truly hope you will get the opportunity to make the changes our beautiful province needs ~~ Dianne F.

Ellis you are a breath of fresh air in the political world. I love what you stand for. Achievements through hard work is one of them. It’s funny as I’m a conservative and your voice speaks to me ~~ Brenda F

And then there is Ellis in his own words:

The 3 C’s; Competitor, Courage, and Change:

In the BC Legislature about the drastic social and economic impacts -- on 1000’s of forestry workers and their families – regarding the Forest Amendment Act the BC NDP RAMMED through with little to no debate:

I’ve done things in the last 17 years to minimize the impact of projects in BC. I’m not going to do it for votes. It’s about truth and honesty; it’s about transparency and honesty.

Making life affordable … taxes, taxes, taxes – fees, fees, fees. Government said they’d make life more affordable … when costs go up for business, they have to get passed on to consumers:

And this, regarding a name change for the BC Liberals:


NOW … here are three last things I'd like to leave you with:

1) Not a member yet? Go to so that you’ll be able to vote for him on the leadership ballot

2) AND if you're already a member? Please send this email to friends and family. Let them know why YOU made the choice to support the leadership bid of Ellis Ross … and encourage them to sign up at

3) LIKE and SHARE ... and

The DEADLINE for NEW members to sign up is December 17th so please don’t set this aside for later … do it right now.

Thank you!


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