Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Greta Hoaken (Liberal)

Greta Hoaken (Liberal) | My Multi Partisan Valentine – 10 things I love About You

(A totally platonic love poem to Matt Godwin and his beautiful writing)   Oh there’s a lad, from way out east, Who writes just...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal) | Canadian Heritage Minutes

I can’t count the number of times I’ve unashamedly referred to myself as a “history nerd”. For me, history is more than simply dates...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal): One Thing I Admire About Another Political Party

Being a self-described partisan, I don’t always take the time to reflect on what other parties in Canada do well. I’ve previously written for...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal) | “If I could say one thing to my party leader …”

I’m the kind of person who generally has a lot to say about a lot of things. I understand, however, that for the sake...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal) | Remembrance Day

When I was in Washington, D.C. a couple of weekends ago for a conference, I had the pleasure of doing an impromptu monument walk...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal) | ‘The Road to 24 Sussex: Success in 2015’

I remember Monday, May 2 2011 very well. That election was the first time I had volunteered for a political campaign, the first time...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal):| Thanksgiving & Giving Thanks: Gratitude in Canada

Thanksgiving has traditionally been a time when Canadians come together with friends, family, and neighbours to share in our gratitude. In most cases, a...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal): The Strengths and Weaknesses of Partisanship

One of the best feelings in the world is realizing that there are other people who think like you, who care about the same...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal): Is Zionism a Political Position?

I find this week’s blog assignment extremely fascinating. The question we frequently ask is “which side” of the political question of Zionism we are...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal): “If I was Prime Minister for a Day”

As a Liberal, if I had the opportunity to be the Prime Minister for a day I would obviously do a lot of things...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal): The Biggest Mistake People Make Upon First Meeting a Politician

  I remember the first time I ever really met a Member of Parliament. I was working the phones on the first campaign I...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal): The Most Untapped Political Resource

A political mentor once told me that the success of all political campaigns is largely dependent upon three things: time, money and volunteers. Unfortunately,...