Councillor Amanda Pulker-Mok nominated as Ontario Liberal candidate for Lanark–Frontenac–Kingston

Friday, December 22, 2017

PERTH—Mississippi Mills Councillor Amanda Pulker-Mok was nominated this evening as the Ontario Liberal candidate for the new riding of Lanark–Frontenac–Kingston in the upcoming provincial election.

 “I am honoured and thrilled to be our Ontario Liberal candidate on Premier Kathleen Wynne’s team. I will work hard to advocate for quality local health care and education, and for affordable child care to ensure our communities are great places to work, live and raise a family.” 

 “I believe the Ontario Liberal Party's plan for fairness and opportunity is the right plan to ensure a growing economy is working for everyone by improving quality of life,” said Pulker-Mok, adding, “We need to continue to build on this important work to ensure no one is left behind.”  

In her current position as Almonte ward Councillor in Mississippi Mills, Pulker-Mok has seen firsthand how provincial and municipal politicians can work together to bring fairness and opportunity to everyone in Ontario. She currently serves on her Public Library Board and local Daycare Advisory Committee. She is also serves as a parent volunteer on the local nursery school's executive. Previously, she served on the Board of Directors of the Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital as the Mississippi Mills Community Representative. 

Pulker-Mok earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration and cultural studies at Trenty University and a Bachelor of Education at Nipissing University. She has years of health-care administration experience, including working for the worked in health care administration for a Central Regional Integrated Cancer Screening Program.

Patrick Brown, Randy Hillier and the Conservatives would cut over $12 billion from essential services that people depend on like health care and education. Under the leadership of Premier Kathleen Wynne, the Ontario Liberal Party has a plan to deliver opportunity and fairness for everyone. While Ontario has a balanced budget and growing economy, not everyone is feeling that growth yet. That’s why we are working to deliver a fairer, better Ontario through free tuition for 210,000 students, free prescription drug coverage for children and youth, 100,000 affordable child-care spaces, and a $15-an-hour minimum wage.


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