Communist Party of Canada candidates, 1984 Canadian federal election
Nancy (Nan) McDonald (Eglinton—Lawrence)
McDonald was a frequent candidate for public office, campaigning for the Communist Party and the federal, provincial and municipal levels. She was a social worker in private life, and was the Central Women's organizer for the Communist Party in 1979.
In 1986, she was listed a representative of the organization Consumers Against Rising Prices. During the same year, she criticized the mainstream Canadian press for not publishing the details of a peace initiative launched by Union of Soviet Socialist Republics leader Mikhail Gorbachev.
|1974 federal||Hamilton Mountain||Communist||170||4/5||Gus MacFarlane, Liberal|
|1975 provincial||Port Arthur||Communist||247||4/5||Gus MacFarlane, Liberal|
|1976 Toronto municipal||School Trustee Ward Five||n/a||2,614||3/5||Judith Major and Jim Lemon|
|1979 federal||Thunder Bay—Nipigon||Communist||174||4/5||Bob Andras, Liberal|
|1980 federal||York West||Communist||85||5/6||Jim Fleming, Liberal|
|1981 provincial||Oakwood||Communist||624||3.18||4/4||Tony Grande, New Democratic Party|
|1982 Toronto municipal||Ward Three Council||n/a||1,415||4/4||Richard Gilbert and Joseph Piccininni|
|1984 federal||Eglinton—Lawrence||Communist||219||6/6||Roland de Corneille, Liberal|
Please note: The 1982 municipal totals are taken from the Globe and Mail, newspaper, 9 November 1982 (90 out of 91 polls reporting).
- Charlotte Montgomery, "Tories attacked over refusal to join economic conference", Globe and Mail, 14 January 1986, A8.
- Nan McDonald, "Soviet peace plan", Globe and Mail, 8 March 1986, A7.