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Monday, Jun. 28, 2004

Thompson, Susan

Alberta, Peace River, New Democratic Party

· Born in Camrose; grew up on a mixed farm near the hamlet of Edberg, Alberta

· Earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with Honours from the University of Calgary in 1999

· Worked for several years as a freelance writer and journalist focusing on social issues

· Regular contributor to the Peace Country Sun (formerly the Peace Country Farmer)

· Worked as the e-mail bulletin writer/editor for the influential U.S. advocacy organization MoveOn.org for several years

· Founded in 2003 vivelecanada.ca, a pro-Canadian web-based organization with over 550 members that supports Canadian sovereignty and democracy

· Has volunteered with a number of non-profit organizations, including the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre, Catholic Family Services in Calgary, the grassroots newspaper Dominion, and the local F.C.S.S. moms and tots program in Three Creeks

· Wrote the report, entitled "Operation Embedded Complicity: Canada, Playing our Part in the Business of War," on a research project for the Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade; published in October 2003.

· Member of the Peace River Poverty Action Committee

· Volunteer with the Peace River Playgroup and Nursery School Society

· Lives in the rural area of Three Creeks, east of Peace River, with her husband and two daughters.

Other Peace River candidates:

Party L E T
Liberal 0 135 135
Cons. 0 99 99
BQ 0 54 54
NDP 0 19 19
Other 0 1 1
Total 0 308 308
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