|17th Leader of the Libertarian Party|
|Assumed office |
|Preceded by||Katrina Chowne|
|Born||1973/1974 (age 46–47)|
Northern Alberta, Alberta, Canada
|Residence||Edmonton, Alberta, Canada|
|Alma mater||Royal Roads University (MA)|
Tim Moen (//) is a libertarian podcaster, blogger, activist and politician from Canada. He has been the leader of the Libertarian Party of Canada since May 2014. Outside of politics, he is a firefighter, paramedic, business owner and filmmaker.
Moen became leader in May 2014, succeeding former leader Katrina Chowne. He ran in the 2014 Fort McMurray—Athabasca by-election. His campaign received considerable attention from a variety of Canadian and US news outlets, such as CNN, Huffington Post, Reason.com, due to his social media memes explaining libertarianism.
Moen is an anarcho-capitalist. He supports ending all government surveillance programs, withdrawing all troops stationed abroad, legalizing cannabis, decriminalizing drugs, legalizing prostitution, and tax cuts.
|2015 Canadian federal election: Calgary Signal Hill|
|New Democratic||Khalis Ahmed||3,128||5.00||–5.58||$20,771.13|
|Christian Heritage||Jesse Rau||160||0.26||–||$5,538.70|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||62,519||100.00||$222,240.38|
|Total rejected ballots||189||0.30||–||–|
|Source: Elections Canada|
|June 30, 2014: Fort McMurray—AthabascaCanadian federal by-election, |
Resignation of Brian Jean
|New Democratic||Lori McDaniel||1,472||11.48||−1.77|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||12,826||100.0||–|
|Total rejected ballots||34||0.26||–|
|Source: Elections Canada|
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- "Why There's No Point in Not Being Radical: Libertarian Strategy with Tim Moen, LP of Canada". July 12, 2018.
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- "Anarchast Ep. 141 Tim Moen: The Ron Paul of Canada!". July 30, 2014.