Care homes & assisted living
Film and TV production
Restauraunts & hospitality
Tech & Innovation
Precarious & gig workers
Mental health and schools
Work-related chronic pain
Diversity in government
Early childhood development
Youth in care
Connection to home communities
Government support for workers
South Asian-Canadian museum
Arts & culture
Hi, my name is Bryn Smith. I’d like to take this opportunity to tell you a little about
myself and why I’m running for the NDP in this provincial election.
I’m 25 years old and I grew up and went to school in South Surrey. I have a
master’s degree in political science and I’m in the process of obtaining my
Like many young people I’m concerned about the world we live in and which my
generation will inherit. We are concerned about climate change, and the
devastating fires to the south of us were a reminder of the huge challenges we
face now and in the future.
I’m concerned about income inequality, and the fact that young people face the
future with large debts from their education costs. I’m concerned about
homelessness. I’m concerned that young families struggle to find affordable
housing. Equally, I’m concerned that older citizens in our community are
struggling to make ends meet, and they are missing their grandchildren because
housing close to grandma is not affordable.
I believe that I have a responsibility as a young citizen from this community to
engage in politics. I had a choice: to either complain from the sidelines or to ask
for your support to bring commitment, energy, and a new voice to our provincial
I’m running for the NDP because I believe that there is a greater chance of
addressing the issues we all face today under John Horgan’s government.
I believe we need people with experience and hard earned wisdom in our political
life. Equally I believe we need new voices. I would be grateful for you support.