From October 3-5, Mike proudly participated in the Edmonton Public Schools annual Read-in-Week, reading to 24 elementary classes at 10 different schools in the constituency. The students, who were in grades ranging from 1 to 6, were all excited to have Mike visit, and even engaged in political discussions with him.
In one class, after finishing his reading of a Robert Munsch book, a young girl put up her hand and pointedly asked him for his thoughts on Afghanistan. “Needless to say, I was a bit surprised, and I had to switch gears pretty quickly!” said Mike.
And he thought Question Period in the House of Commons was tough!