CPAC’s Jacqueline Milczarek visits Bay of Quinte, Ontario, to examine key election issues and to meet candidates vying to become MP for the area in the October 19, 2015, federal election. This new riding includes all of the area surrounding the Bay of Quinte, including the cities of Belleville, Picton and Trenton. Like most new ridings, there is no incumbent.
Running for the Liberals is Neil Ellis, who was the mayor of Belleville from 2006 to 2014. Conservative Jodie Jenkins is a Belleville city councillor, long-standing radio personality and creator of “The Golf Guy” radio show. Terry Cassidy is the NDP candidate; he served as a city councillor in Quinte West, for 20 years.
Businessman Trueman Tuck is running as an Independent (Judeo-Christian Citizen Rights Crusader).