Was It Worth It?
We’ve come to the final chapter of an MP’s civic journey. What is it like to leave office? Whether they resigned, decided not to run again, or lost an election, former MPs tell us their stories of leaving parliament. Just like any ending, it brings lots of mixed emotions. After hearing all the ups and downs of their lives as MPs, one question remains: was it worth it?THIS EPISODE FEATURES:Matt DeCourcey, Liberal, Fredericton, (2015-2019)Cheryl Hardcastle, NDP, Windsor-Tecumseh, (2015-2019)James Cumming, Conservative, (2019-2021)Hon. Lisa Raitt, Conservative, Milton, (2008-2019)Romeo Saganash, NDP, Abitibi-Baie James-Nunavik-Eeyou, (2011-2019)Hon. Scott Brison, Progressive Conservative, Kings-Hants, (1997-2003); Liberal, Kings-Hants, (2003-2019)Hon. Peter Kent, Conservative, Thornhill, (2008-2021)Adam Vaughan, Liberal, Spadina-Fort York, (2014-2021)Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Liberal, Whitby, 2015-2019; Independent, Whitby, (2019)RESOURCES FOR THIS EPISODE: View our episode page at https://www.samaracentre.ca/articles/hoth-episode-6/ WHO on the importance of mental health at work: Mental health at workFollow us on Instagram and Twitter @TheSamaraCentre and on Facebook at the Samara Centre for Democracy for updates. Join the conversation using #HumansOfTheHouse.This podcast is part of the Samara Centre for Democracy’s MP Exit Interview Project. This series is produced by Media Girlfriends (https://www.mediagirlfriends.com/) for The Samara Centre for Democracy.Visit our website to learn more about how The Samara Centre for Democracy is working to secure a resilient democracy, and consider supporting our work with a donation. Humans of the House is funded by the Government of Canada and Rosamond Ivey. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.