Episode Seventy-One - Eleanor Hayward
“My motivation is to serve our community in a way that enhances our health as individuals, as well as the health of the ecosystems which support us. The Green Party of Canada offers a vehicle for People Planet and Prosperity which resonates with my personal and professional values. I am driven to bring economic equality and justice to the social and environmental conversation currently crucial to the future of our country.”
Eleanor Hayward is running for NPP with the Green Party for Milton, ONT. Spiritual with a powerhouse of skills, her mandate for candidacy as Member of Parliament in Ottawa’s House of Commons is her driving force for conversation in relation to healthcare and mental health, education, business, energy, environment, indigenous relations, transportation, water, biodiversity, solid waste management, senior’s and women's issues.
Her professional and volunteer experiences are listed below:
2003-2019 - Registered Massage Therapist and sole proprietor of Dynamic Balance Holistic Healing in Halton Region.
2006-Present - Co-founding member of MiltonGreen Environmental Association Inc. Currently Past-President and Social Media Volunteer. Over the years participated in:
Advocating implementation of Halton Region’s Green Cart Organics Compost Program as an alternative to an Energy from Waste incinerator.
Blue and green cart waste diversion at events such as Milton Fair, Milton Canada Day and Downtown Street Festival.
Installation of a Monarch Waystation Pollinator Garden at the Italian Canadian Club of Milton.
Co-hosting Halton Green Screens for film screening events.
2016-2019 - Mature student of Social Sciences at McMaster University. Courses of particular interest range from Social Psychology to Microeconomics and Canadian Politics to Global Political Economy.
2018 - Represented the Green Party of Ontario (GPO) as Milton’s candidate.
2019 - Invited to join GPO’s Shadow Cabinet as Critic on Women’s Issues.
Leadership Training and Experience:
2012-2016 Toastmasters International - Competent Communicator and Leadership designations. Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure.
2010-2014 Citizen representative for Milton on the Joint Municipal Regional Waste Management Advisory Committee.
For more information on Eleanor please visit https://gpo.ca/candidate/eleanor-hayward/