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Hoffman to run for PPC in 2025 federal election

Brauwerk Hoffman owner Todd Hoffman has announced he will run as the People’s Party of Canada (PPC) candidate for the Pontiac riding in next year’s federal election.
The announcement came at an event hosted at his Campbell’s Bay brewery on Thursday evening, where PPC leader Maxime Bernier was invited to speak about his party’s policies on farming regulations and gun control.
In an interview with THE EQUITY, Hoffman expressed his intention to support local farmers and producers.
He said farmers “feel that there’s a lot less government interest or support,” and that “they are really discouraged.”
One thing Hoffman said he would do to improve the situation for Pontiac producers is to remove interprovincial trade barriers.
“In the Pontiac, we’re like 14,000 people. In Renfrew County, you know, you’re pushing 100,000. So if we can tap into that market more, without these barriers, we only stand to gain.”
He wants to see greater mobility for tradespeople and certified professionals as well.
“What we had seen during the pandemic with the mandates, you know, we didn’t have freedom of mobility,” he said, adding the PPC would have a minister to deal with internal trade and mobility.
About two dozen people showed up at the event, which was . . .

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