S6: Sandra Freedman - Faith and Politics

Politics and political action may not come naturally in our everyday lives, and yet decisions made at every level of government affect us all. How do you align your values, time commitments and energy towards making a difference? And what do you bring to the table as a homeschooling family and as a Christian? Turns out, homeschoolers are in a unique position to have a huge role to play in current and future elections! Explore how your faith and values can make difference in the Canadian political system.

Biography: Sandra grew up in Carp and split her time between school, sports and working at the family’s local greenhouse business. She holds a BA in Public Affairs and Policy Management, a Master’s Degree in Political Management and a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from Carleton University. She worked as a Legislative Assistant and Policy Advisor for over three years on Parliament Hill and has been in church leadership roles since 2010. Sandra now works at MNP, a Canadian consulting firm in Kanata and is currently running for the federal Conservative nomination in Kanata-Carleton.