Liberal Candidate for Halifax Chebucto
Dr. Jackie Kinley is an active member of Halifax Chebucto Executive. She was raised in a family culture that has deep roots in Liberal values and believes in the importance of public service. Jackie has firsthand experience with the demands of political life as family members have
served at all levels of government such as Mayor, MLA, Senator and Lieutenant Governor. She is a married mother of two who grew up in Halifax.
A physician, psychiatrist, associate professor at Dalhousie University and founder of the Atlantic Institute for Resilience, Jackie has served on national and provincial boards including Doctors NS and CMHA Nova Scotia Division. She has presented internationally and spoken with
Canadians about mental health throughout the Covid pandemic on CBC’s Cross Country Checkup and The National.
Jackie’s experience has fueled her desire to become a member of Premier Iain Rankin’s team to build inclusive, affordable, resilient communities and healthy environments that can thrive and prosper even through stressful and challenging times.
Jackie is passionate about helping her community, key issues to her include:
Mental Health – She wants to be a voice at the table to address the real concerns in providing programs and services around mental health.
Education and Jobs – Education provides people with the opportunities they need and Jackie believes it should be affordable and accessible to all.
Housing – Personal experience has shown her the importance of affordable and accessible housing as people need a place where they feel safe and belong.
Environment – Healthy spaces and natural environments are critical to our collective health and wellbeing.
Nova Scotia is ready to take the next step. We have an opportunity, right now, and an obligation to leave a better legacy for our children – by increasing equity, protecting the environment and building a better tomorrow.Learn More
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