PETERBOROUGH-KAWARTHA– The Green Party of Ontario is proud to announce that Robert Gibson has been nominated as its candidate for Peterborough—Kawartha ahead of the 2022 provincial election.
As a contract journalist and long-time contributor to Peterborough’s independent student newspaper, the Arthur, Robert has reported on environmental issues resembling environmental deregulation and the vulnerability of Ontario’s wetlands.
“Doug Ford’s sprawl agenda and failure to guard wetlands has serious local consequences in Peterborough – Kawartha, including severe, expensive flooding,” Gibson said. “Ontario Greens are the one party with an actual plan to guard the character that protects us.”
“Robert is a passionate advocate for local environmental issues,” Ontario Greens Leader Mike Schreiner said. “He understands the importance of connecting the dots between environmental issues and native quality of life, and he knows learn how to get the word out to create meaningful change.”
A powerful proponent of local, independent media, Robert has also served because the Treasurer and Internal Affairs Commissioner for the Arthur Board of Directors and hosted the Environmental Soup podcast through the facilities of Trent Radio for various years.