On May 5, 2015, Alberta elected an NDP majority government. This is particularly noteworthy on account of the fact that the Progressive Conservative Party has been in government for over 40 years!

Your individual reaction to the reality of an NDP provincial majority will vary based on your personal political leanings. As part of a broader body of homeschooling families, however, your reaction may be, could be, different.

In this week’s video update, Paul Faris talks about the common goal of homeschooling families, and the way to use that perspective as a friendly introduction to your political representatives.

Listen to what Paul has to say about it.

In the comments, let us know of your experience in building relationships with your local members of parliament. Have you been proactive in those conversations, meeting in neutral times, or have you only gone in to see them during a ‘hot topic’ moment? If you have never been in touch with your MLA or MPP, feel free to ask any questions you might have here on the blog or in the comments on YouTube.