Sophie Kiwala for Kingston & the Islands
“Sophie has proven herself to be a reliable and effective constituency-based MPP with a record of proven results on behalf of the people of Kingston and the Islands. I am thrilled she is stepping up to the line once again in offering to serve the community she cares for so deeply,”
~ Hon. Peter Milliken, former MP for Kingston and the Islands, and longest serving Speaker of the House of Commons.
"During her service as an MPP, Sophie Kiwala was a tireless and determined fighter for important benefits for all Kingstonians - healthcare, social services, youth support, infrastructure, environment and education. And she got superb results for our community. Her commitment to our community is lifelong, vigorous ,dependable, and deeply consistent. Whatever one's politics, it is clear that our community would benefit immensely, once again from her work at Queen's Park!"
~ Hon. Hugh Segal, Former Canadian Senator
After thirteen years as a member or director in federal and provincial riding associations (Over 150 meetings if you’re counting!) Sophie is committed to ensuring that Kingston and the Islands is coloured Liberal red once more.
Whether in the constituency office, in elected office, or as a community activist, Sophie has poured her heart and soul into serving the people of Kingston and the Islands. She is stepping up once again to fight for positive change on the issues that matter to you: long-term care; public and mental health; affordable housing; greening the economy; basic income and income equality; implementing the OLP’s Economic Dignity Charter; supporting research and innovation, confronting racism while supporting diversity and inclusion.
Sophie’s record while serving as MPP is impressive. She brought over $1 billion to the riding including:
Sophie’s record since 2018 is equally impressive. She has been working tirelessly in her community since the last election, where she:
"Unelected, unappointed, not heading any agency, but well known, with knowledge of government and the local scene, Kiwala was on Zoom most of the day, at the centre of a loose coalition covering issues from homelessness to food."
Kingston author, Harvey Schacter in July/August edition of Kingston Life on Sophie's weekly calls with the vulnerable sector zoom calls in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.