The Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock Liberal Association has announced that Judi Forbes has successfully completed the nomination application process. At the nomination meeting on June 26 Forbes will be acclaimed as the Liberal candidate in the riding for the federal election in October.
As the owner of Moorlands Bed and Breakfast in Beaverton, and a former bank senior manager, Judi has a deep understanding of the daily challenges faced by families into our region, according to a press release.
“She understands the need to develop skills and create good jobs for continuous economic renewal. A great listener and full of energy, Judi is committed to be a champion and trusted voice for the people of Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock.”
Forbes and her family have long worked, gone to school and vacationed in this region. Eight years ago, they chose to make their home on Lake Simcoe, near Beaverton, “while actively contributing to our friendly, hard working and energetic community.”
As a passionate volunteer dedicated to helping others, Judi currently chairs the board of a local nursing home and is on the board with the Brock Board of Trade. In the past, Judi has been a volunteer and helped raise funds for Habitat for Humanity, Engineers Without Borders, the Oshawa Senior Citizens Centres, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation and the Cancer Society.
The Liberal Party of Canada has approved Forbes as the nominee.
In the riding of Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, Forbes and the Liberal Party of Canada joins New Democratic Party candidate Barbara Doyle and People’s Party of Canada candidate Gene Balfour in opposing local MP Jamie Schmale’s Conservatives.