Kerri Claire Neil
for Windsor Lake
Call 739-6387 for a ride to the polls
on Thursday, September 20, 2018.
Kerri Claire Neil is a social economist and feminist residing in St. John’s, NL. A Newfoundlander born and bred, she is originally from Spaniard’s Bay and moved to town as a young woman to attend Memorial University. She has a B.A. (Hons.) in Economics from Memorial University and is completing her M.A. in Sociology at Memorial.
Kerri Claire has worked throughout her education, most recently with Dr. Tony Fang in the Department of Economics researching immigration and municipal service delivery in the province, with a focus on policy development and has several publications, including the Democracy Cookbook. She is also an active volunteer in her community. In 2014, Kerri Claire started the MUN Tax Clinic, a free clinic to help low-income earners file their taxes. As Director of the MUN Tax Clinic, Kerri Claire has grown the clinic to be the biggest in the province and implemented innovative service delivery models that are being considered as best practices at the national level.
Kerri Claire Neil has also been an outspoken activist, focusing on two main issues: feminism and Muskrat Falls. These are issues she holds dear to her heart and hopes to discuss with residents in the upcoming byelection. Windsor Lake has a history of electing strong, smart women and Kerri Claire hopes to continue that legacy as a representative of the district.
Kerri Claire has also been actively involved in researching and mobilizing against Muskrat Falls since the project was first proposed and offers considerable expertise on this important issue.
Making Everyday Life More Affordable
Make energy rates affordable. Individuals and families shouldn't have to decide between heat and groceries when Muskrat Falls comes on stream.
Improving the Services You Need
Invest in child care, senior care, drug and dental plans, and other public services that matter to you.
Building a Sustainable Economy
Invest in good paying jobs. Let’s keep our young people and newcomers working here. Promote green industries to address climate change.
Government that Works
Develop a political process that is collaborative and transparent. Let’s work together on the big issues, such as the job crisis.