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Julia Wilkie stands for Quebec Solidaire

Julia Wilkie is currently running as the candidate for Quebec Solidaire in the riding of Pontiac. The CEGEP student from Aylmer is in favour of free education, increased access to dental care and making Quebec an independent nation.

CALEB NICKERSON
PONTIAC Aug. 29, 2018
With voters across the province heading to the polls in just over a month, left-wing party Quebec Solidaire (QS) has announced their candidate for the Pontiac riding.
Julia Wilkie is currently studying cinema at CEGEP in Aylmer, where she has lived her entire life.
“It doesn’t have much to do with politics, but in CEGEP we have philosophy class which, well, it teaches us a lot of things, and I think that feeds into politics,” she said. “We had a class that was telling us about different philosophers and their views on what determines who we are and I think caring about that made me want to go into politics.”
Though this is her first time running for office, Wilkie got a taste of political involvement while she was still in high school.

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