Marijuana Party of Canada candidates, 2004 Canadian federal election
- 1 Quebec
- 2 Ontario
- 3 Manitoba
- 4 References
Nicolas Frichot was born in 1967 in Geneva, Switzerland, and later relocated to the Quebec City area of Canada. A photographer, filmmaker, and visual artist by trade, he has served on the boards of Mainfilm and l’association lafriche. In 2009, he was a student at Université Laval.
Elected as a school commissioner in 2007, Frichot has also sought election to public office at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels. He called for the closure of Quebec City's incinerator in 2009, describing it as a major source of pollution in the city.
|2003 provincial||Jean-Lesage||Bloc Pot||390||1.11||5/6||Michel Després, Liberal|
|2004 federal||Beauport||Marijuana||585||1.26||6/6||Christian Simard, Bloc Québécois|
|2007 School Board||Capitale, Ward Ten||RESPECT||128||55.65||1/2||himself|
|2009 municipal||Quebec City, Council, Maizerets-Lairet||Défi Vert||648||10.18||3/4||Ginette Picard-Lavoie|
Daniel Blackburn has been a candidate for public office at the federal, provincial and municipal levels, sometimes using the names Black D Blackburn or Blak D Blackburn. He identified himself as a television producer in 2004. While running for municipal office in 2005, he blamed prohibition and Sûreté du Québec tactics for creating a culture of violence within the local cannibas economy.
|2000 federal||Bas-Richelieu—Nicolet—Bécancour||Marijuana||901||2.03||5/6||Louis Plamondon, Bloc Québécois|
|2003 provincial||Nicolet-Yamaska||Bloc Pot||417||1.59||4/5||Michel Morin, Parti Québécois|
|2004 federal||Richelieu||Marijuana||580||1.19||6/6||Louis Plamondon, Bloc Québécois|
|2005 municipal||Bécancour town council, Poste 6||Option Vert||354||8.64||3/3||Alain Lévesque|
Saint-Laurent—Cartierville: Alex Néron
Alexandre (Alex) Néron has a certificate in screenwriting from the University of Quebec at Montreal and has worked an independent videographer in Montreal. A founding member of the Marijuana Party, he has run in three federal and two provincial elections.
|1998 Quebec provincial||Rosement||Bloc Pot||296||1.01||4/7||Rita Dionne-Marsolais, Parti Québécois|
|Canadian federal by-election, 11 September 2000||Kings—Hants||N/A (Marijuana)||670||2.47||4/5||Joe Clark, Progressive Conservative|
|2000 Canadian federal||Hochelaga—Maisonneuve||Marijuana||1,227||2.84||5/8||Réal Ménard, Bloc Québécois|
|2003 Quebec provincial||Hochelaga-Maisonneuve||Bloc Pot||476||2.02||5/8||Louise Harel, Parti Québécois|
|2004 Canadian federal||Saint-Laurent—Cartierville||Marijuana||298||0.71||6/9||Stéphane Dion, Liberal|
Charleswood—St. James: Dan Zupansky
Zupansky has described himself as a business owner and salesperson. He was the host of a news-radio program on UMFM at the time of the election, and still holds this position as of 2005[update]. He received 337 votes (0.80%), finishing fifth against the winner of the riding Conservative candidate Steven Fletcher.
Elmwood—Transcona: Gavin Whittaker
Whittaker has been a candidate of both the Marijuana Party of Canada and the Libertarian Party of Manitoba. He organized public screenings of the Rocky Horror Picture Show in Winnipeg during the 1990s and took part in a pro-marijuana rally outside the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba in 1999. In 2004, he listed his occupation as "sales representative" in 2004. His partner, Rebecca Whittaker, has also been a Marijuana Party candidate.
|2003 provincial||Elmwood||Libertarian||67||1.12||4/4||Jim Maloway, New Democratic Party|
|2004 federal||Elmwood—Transcona||Marijuana||311||1.06||6/7||Bill Blaikie, New Democratic Party|
Kildonan—St. Paul: Rebecca Whittaker
Rebecca Whittaker (born in Kenora, Ontario) listed herself as an administrative assistant in 2004. She received 290 votes (0.80%), finishing fifth against Conservative candidate Joy Smith. Her partner, Gavin Whittaker, has also been a Marijuana Party candidate.
- Swiss Films, Nicholas Frichot, accessed 21 January 2010.
- Arnaud Bertrand, Portraits de candidats (4) : Nicolas Frichot, monlimoilou.com, 14 October 2009, accessed 21 January 2010.
- Luc Fournier, Le Défi vert de Québec veut fermer l’incinérateur dans les plus brefs délais, Québec Hebdo, 13 October 2009, accessed 21 January 2010.
- History of Federal Ridings since 1867: RICHELIEU (2004/06/28), Parliament of Canada, accessed 7 August 2009.
- Marcel Aubry, ""C’est la prohibition qui génère la violence", Le Nouvelliste, 19 novembre 2005, accessed 7 August 2009.
- "Clark to battle pot activist, history's biggest loser in NS byelection," Canadian Press, 22 August 2000; Alex Neron, arondissement.com, 14 October 2010, accessed 23 May 2012.
- "Manitoba rappers gather for hot hip-hop happening", Winnipeg Free Press, 23 May 1996, D1. The article lists him as 22 years old.
- John Lyons, "Police a welcome sight at pot rally", Winnipeg Free Press, 2 May 1999, A3.
- History of Federal Ridings since 1867: Elmwood—Transcona: 2004, Parliament of Canada, accessed 2 March 2007.
- Rebecca Whittaker - Myspace page, accessed 21 October 2010.
- History of Federal Ridings since 1867: KILDONAN--ST. PAUL (2004/06/28), Parliament of Canada, accessed 21 October 2010.