Debra Scott - Your GPO Candidate for 2018

Debra Scott Green Party Candidate for Beaches East York

Debra Scott is an environmental activist and lobbyist with a strong commitment to research and development on sustainable innovation. She has contributed to policy seminars on the future of work with McKinsey & Company and the Ontario government, and is currently completing a Masters degree at the University of Toronto. She holds the Science, Research and Innovation portfolio with the Green Party of Ontario’s shadow cabinet, and has been a Provincial Executive Member for the Toronto Region. Debra is a certified Change Agent with an extensive background working within education and government. She actively contributes to her local riding association and has held the positions of Secretary and President. She has worked in Britain and Japan and enjoys consulting as a learning specialist. She is a mother of two and calls the Beach her home.

Meet and Greet Events

Every Saturday until election day on June 7th, Debra Scott will be hosting Meet and Greet events throughout the riding. Check our calendar each week, follow us on Facebook or join our email list for the latest info.


Green Party of Ontario Jobs Vision

We can kick-start local job creation by supporting CleanTech innovation, living wages and fair taxes for small businesses. We can build and support a green middle class by embracing the growing clean economy, refocusing on local homegrown businesses, and making homes and childcare more affordable.

Local Issues:
  • Reducing the barriers to local small businesses
  • Promoting job creation efforts for GreenTech jobs
  • Working with education industry to promote Green Technology education


Green Party of Ontario People Vision

We can improve your health by preventing illness, not just treating it – providing more supports for mental health, primary and community care. We must make Ontario fair for everyone by fighting against systemic racism and sexism. And let’s make our democracy work for all citizens, not just the well-connected insiders.

Local Issues:
  • Advancing long-term care and home care plans
  • Re-visioning support for local healthcare facilities
  • Expanding public health services
  • Build effective partnerships with marginalized and racialized communities


Green Party of Ontario Jobs Vision

We must defend the places we love on this planet. There is no Planet B. We can tackle climate change and build a new economy. We can reduce pollution and gridlock. We can protect our water and farmland.

Local Issues:
  • Planning to close the Pickering Nuclear Facility; sourcing power from current oversupply
  • Promoting delivery, production and consumption of locally grown and sourced food
  • Cleaning local waterways, beaches, and ravines
  • Support for smart transit planning, including local relief lines