Jordan Reichert is a representative for the Animal Protection Party of Canada. He has ran in federal, provincial, and municipal elections in his hometown of Victoria, B.C. Jordan brings a unique animal inclusive perspective to politics and social policy that puts the needs of people, animals, and the environment first.
A Candidate For People, Animals, and the Planet.
"Only by extending our political and social thought beyond humanity can we build a a world where all life will flourish. That is the heart of compassionate politics."
- Jordan Reichert
Public policy that reflects the values, needs, and diversity of Canada.
Born and raised in Victoria, B.C., Jordan is a mental health and addictions worker, animal advocate, and community organizer in his home town. In the fall of 2015, he ran in the Canadian federal election in Victoria, B.C. for the Animal Protection Party of Canada.
Jordan has worked as a marine electrician, in the service industry, for the Victoria Cool Aid Society, and has been employed at Island Health for the past 9 years as a mental health and addictions worker. He co-organizes a number of organizations and events including the Vancouver Island Vegan Association, Vegtoria Veg Fest, Animal Advocacy Camp, Pets OK B.C., the View Royal Rabbit Rescue and the Victoria Horse Alliance.
In 2014, Jordan graduated with distinction from the University of Victoria with a double major in sociology and philosophy. After the 2015 federal election, Jordan became the West Coast Campaign Officer for the Animal Protection Party of Canada and is employed by the Animal Alliance of Canada.
He has written numerous papers, blogs, and given public presentations on political, animal and social justice issues. As well, he has often volunteered his videography, photography, graphic design, and editing skills to local environmental, social justice, and animal advocacy organizations in need of pro-bono support.
Jordan is an experienced community leader and advocate, and has presented to council many times on a variety of issues including budgets, infrastructure, banning single use plastic bags, promoting a guaranteed basic income, recovery services, animal advocacy, as well as affordable and pet friendly housing.
Although Jordan is not yet a city councillor, he is regularly contacted by residents in Victoria for his advice and opinion on a variety of issues affecting them in the community which he is happy to help with.
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Some of the events in the community Jordan will be attending and wants to share with his followers.