Derek Sloan

Hastings - Lennox & Addington

Derek Sloan

Meet The Candidate

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Born and raised just outside of Waterford in southern Ontario, Derek Sloan is husband to Jennifer, and father to three young children: Fiona, Callum, and Nora. The family currently lives north of Belleville.

Derek is a graduate of Queen’s University. He is a former small business owner and is presently a lawyer. He has been actively involved in community issues both as a student at Queen's University and in the local riding for a number of years.

Derek believes that hard work, motivation and the right government policies can create a better life and more secure future for the people and communities of Hastings-Lennox & Addington.

He decided to enter this federal election race as a candidate because, like many, he feels that somewhere along the line we have lost our focus on a better future - we took our eye off the prize. Under the Liberal tax-and-spend policies government is no longer a facilitator of success, but rather a giver of handouts to friends and special interest groups - handouts that have raised costs for all hard-working Canadians through successive tax increases. This has diminished our long-term potential for success; as a result, our country has mortgaged the future of our children and grandchildren, leaving them a quagmire of debt repayment.

For years, Liberal government inaction in the riding of Hastings-Lennox & Addington has had a negative impact. Investment in public infrastructure that would help guarantee the future of rural communities is bogged down in federal bureaucracy and red tape. For the last four years the Liberal government has talked about but failed to make rural high-speed internet and cell phone service a priority.

If elected, Derek and a Conservative government will work hard to bring in policies that will... Read Bio