Dear Members and Supporters, Nominations closed today at noon and we have two candidates seeking the NDP nomination for Mount Pearl North. The nomination meeting will take place tonight, Thursday, October 12, 7 p.m. at Admiralty House Museum, 365 Old Placentia Road, Mount Pearl. This is your opportunity to hear from both prospective candidates and then to vote if you are a resident of the district of Mount Pearl North and a member of the NL NDP.
Please be sure to bring photo identification that includes your address. Join us tonight to show your support.
Meet the Candidates
Tyler Downey has a M.Sc. in Condensed Matter Physics, and is currently an oceanographic researcher in the Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Tyler has been volunteering with the NDP in various capacities since 2011, when he managed the CBS campaign in the General Election. Recently, Tyler has been Assistant Campaign Manager for Sheilagh O'Leary's successful bid for Deputy Mayor of St. John's. A longtime resident of Mount Pearl, Tyler grew up, played soccer, took swimming lessons, and went to school in the Power's Pond area. Nicole Kieley
Nicole Kieley has 20 years working in the anti-violence sector and has contributed to the health and growth of communities within the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Her roles have included president of the Graduate Students’ Union, Executive Director for Women in Resource Development Corporation, and presently Executive Director with the NL Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre Inc. Together with many community partners, Nicole has led provincial projects, coordinated crisis intervention initiatives, and created effective education and community sustainability strategies. She is a firm believer that to address complex community issues, we need many good people, from all sides, working together.
Turning his attention to politics, Tyler hopes to bring progressive change to the district of Mount Pearl North, and all of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Nicole says that growing up and living in Mount Pearl has made it a place she proudly calls her hometown. Nicole’s work as a community leader has provided her with the skills and fortitude to be the strong voice the district of Mount Pearl North needs.