Francoise Raunet is a mom, a French Immersion teacher, and a lifelong Vancouverite. She worked in Richmond as a community support worker in the 1990s and she knows the riding well. She currently lives in co-op housing on the Fraser River near Knight Street Bridge with her husband and two young daughters. She has lived, worked, and travelled all over the world, including France (1989-1990), Oregon (1992-1996), and Taipei (2001-2006). She completed her MA in International Studies at SFU, where she focused on complex emergencies and wrote on China's role in African development.
She is running to represent Richmond Centre to make sure that whoever wins the riding, Green policy makes ti tot Ottawa this October. She wants to get every voter in Richmond calling for a renewable energy transition, investment in public transportation, local food, a strong social safety net, and ecosystem protection and rehabilitation. Together we can bring Green ideas to Government.