By Barb McKay
Jan Johnstone is the NDP candidate for the Huron-Bruce riding.
Johnstone, a long-time Kincardine resident and Bluewater District School Board trustee, won the contested nomination against Willi Laurie, a retired teacher from
Johnstone said the Riding Association had a great turnout for the vote. After the votes were tallied and Johnstone declared the winner, Laurie put forward a motion to make the vote unanimous.
“It was really great,” Johnstone said. “At the end of the day we’re all in this together.”
She said it is no surprise the election has been called.
“Make no mistake, that was done on purpose,” she said of Premier Kathleen Wynne’s decision to dissolve the Legislature. “They did want this.”
Johnstone said she wants to bring a voice to rural