Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Why is Rick the best candidate for the Conservative nomination in Edmonton Strathcona?

A: This riding is one of the most diverse, progressive and forward-looking ridings in Alberta. No Conservative Candidate focused on a single issue or support from a single interest group can win a federal election in Edmonton Strathcona.

Rick is the only nomination candidate in Edmonton Strathcona who can offer:

  • A track record of support for both progressive and social conservative voices, including members of his core campaign team, allowing him to build a strong, blue Conservative tent in the riding.
  • Hand-on experience running a national business for the past 20 years that helps finance and support Canada's fastest growing companies.

  • A track record of 30-years as a Conservative Party of Canada member, fundraiser, campaign volunteer, grassroots supporter and leadership candidate in 2017 and 2020.

  • The ability to communicate fluently to Edmonton Strathcona's sizable francophone population allowing Rick to represent all Edmonton Strathcona residents.

  • A leader who has attracted a strong and youthful campaign team of Conservatives from across Edmonton who are committed to winning in Edmonton Strathcona.

Q: Where is Rick running? What is Edmonton Strathcona?

A: Strathcona is a federal riding inside of the City of Edmonton. You are represented by a Member of Parliament (MP) in Ottawa. In order to run in the next election, Rick must secure the Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) nomination first. Only CPC members who live in the riding can vote in the nomination contest.. You can check if you live in Edmonton Strathcona by checking the Elections Canada's website

Q: Why do I need to be a Conservative Party member to vote for Rick?

A: To run in the next election, Rick must first secure the Conservative Party nomination. Buying a Conservative Party membership allows you to choose Rick as the CPC nomination candidate. Click here to buy a membership.

Q: When is the nomination contest?

A: The nomination race is currently open. Once the application period closes - and that date is determined by the Party - the vote date will be set if it is necessary. We will keep our subscribers informed of updates by email.

Q: What if there is a snap election?

A: Minority governments can fall at any moment so it is important to remain vigilant. Rick's team is ready and willing to contest a general election any day. Subscribing to Rick's mailing list can ensure you receive the latest updates.

Q: I get a lot of emails already. How many will you send?

A: You will normally receive no more than one email per week. If there is an important announcement, like the election date announcement, you may get another email in the same week.

Q: I subscribed but I don't see any emails from Rick. Did you get my registration?

A: The mostly likely explanation is the email was falsely flagged as spam. Please check your spam or junk folder in your email program.

Q: I don't live in Edmonton Strathcona or even in Alberta. Can I still support Rick?

A: Absolutely! You do not need to live in Edmonton Strathcona to volunteer for or donate to Rick's campaign. Donations to Rick's nomination campaign are subject to a $1650 federal limit to any combination of nomination candidates, election candidates, or Conservative associations (EDA's). Donations to Rick's nomination campaign do not qualify for tax credits. Click here to donate. Click here to sign up to volunteer.

Q: What is your position on x?

A: If your topic was written about in The Bottom Line, Rick's blog, you can find his position there. If your question has not been answered, send an email using the address below. Please keep your question respectful.

Q: When I sign up, why do you ask for my address?

A: It helps Rick greatly knowing what part of the city (or country) you live in. If you don't want to give your full address, city and postal code are perfectly fine.

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Q: None of these FAQ's answered my question. How do I get an answer?

A: Use the email address listed below to contact us.