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Why I’m Running Green
I made the decision to run for office because I looked at my world and felt completely unsatisfied with how

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The Quirks & Quarks science and environmental policy debate
Amita was featured on a panel on CBC’s Quirks & Quarks! Listen to the debate on CBC Radio.

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How the candidates vow to keep you safe from an oil tank fire on Burnaby Mountain
Read the article by Kelvin Gawley in Burnaby Now.

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Burnaby candidates debate tuition-free university
Read the article by Kelvin Gawley in Burnaby Now.

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Greens push to welcome ‘environmental refugees’ to Canada
Read the article by Douglas Todd in the Vancouver Sun.

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Burnaby Green announces ‘robot tax’ to address automation of labour
Read the article by Dustin Godfrey in the North Shore News.

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AI and Automation
With the development of AI and the automation of more kinds of work, it is inevitable that many current jobs

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We refuse to use plastic in our campaign
For Immediate Release September 26, 2019 BURNABY – Amita Kuttner, Green Party candidate for the riding of Burnaby North-Seymour, is

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Elizabeth May leads Green charge in Metro Vancouver campaign stops
Read the article by Derrick Penner in the Vancouver Sun.

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Four Climate Scientists on How to Take On Climate Change Today
Read the article by Terri Hansen in Yes Magazine.

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Pipeline politics loom large in Burnaby riding at ground zero of Trans Mountain
Read the article by Simon Little in Global News.

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Trans Mountain : l’oléoduc au coeur d’une lutte serrée
Read the article by Mélanie Marquis in La Presse.

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On Canada’s Healthcare Shortcomings
I want to talk today about trauma, mental health and overall healthcare here in Canada. I have PTSD, and have

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The Problem of Affordability
There is a serious lack of affordability in Canada, and the problem is growing. As a generation, younger people are

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North Burnaby-Seymour candidate comes out about being a Green
Listen to Amita’s conversation with Jody Vance on Global News Radio’s Lynda Steele Show.

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Amita Kuttner on Being a Green, Non-Binary, and Pansexual Astrophysicist and Politician
Read the article by Katie Hyslop in The Tyee.

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Interview on Phare Ouest
Listen to Amita’s interview on CBC’s Phare Ouest.

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‘I was freaking out’: Burnaby Green candidate comes out as non-binary
Read the article by Kelvin Gawley in Burnaby Now.

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Identity in Politics
Happy Pride!!! This seemed like the right moment to talk about identity and share a bit of who I am.

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Thoughts on Strategic Voting
As we approach the 2019 Federal election, you are sure to hear pundits and pollsters talk about strategic voting; the

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Burnaby Green candidate unimpressed with Trudeau’s TMX irony
Read the article by Chris Campbell in Burnaby Now.

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Statement on the re-approval of the TMX project
For Immediate Release June 18, 2019 I am unsurprised and yet profoundly disappointed by today’s announcement from the Liberal Government

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A River In The Sky
Read the article by Ainslie Cruickshank in the Star Vancouver.

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Meet the Green Party’s candidate for the riding where the Trans Mountain pipeline ends
Read the article by Melanie Green in the Star Vancouver.

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Astrophysicist Amita Kuttner runs for Greens in Burnaby North-Seymour
Read the article by Brent Richter in the North Shore News.

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Campaign Update #2
This month was really exciting. It started out with me going to Montréal and Ottawa, and I learned to campaign

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Amita Kuttner with North Vancouver Green Candidate George Orr at the NEB Decision Rally in Downtown Vancouver
Regarding the NEB’s Review
For Immediate Release February 22, 2019, Vancouver. We strongly oppose the National Energy Board’s renewed approval of the Trans Mountain

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Astrophysicist joins race for Greens in Burnaby North-Seymour
Read the article by Kevin Griffin in the Vancouver Sun.

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Lessons on risk and safety
On January 19th, 2005 at 3:30 am, after days of heavy rain, my home in North Vancouver was destroyed by

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Winter Campaign Warm-Up

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Candidate Announcement
At an event yesterday morning in advance of the Green Convention, Elizabeth May announced Amita Kuttner as the 2019 Green

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Campaign Website Launch
Welcome to the official campaign website for Amita Kuttner’s 2019 MP candidacy for Burnaby North – Seymour. On this site,

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