Why Citizen Participation is Important

Why Citizen Participation is Important

Even before I decided to run for elections, I felt that a change was needed on the way decisions were made at the municipal level. I always thought that by the time residents learned of changes or new decisions, it often seemed to be after the fact. As well, as a...
Survey: Information Gathering Process

Survey: Information Gathering Process

The YLJ letter to editor (February 15, 2018) submitted by Alan Nicol who is not only a resident of district one but is someone who helped me during the election campaign and someone I respect greatly. So I felt even more compelled to respond and clarify some of his...
The Role of a District Councillor

The Role of a District Councillor

THE ROLE OF A MUNICIPAL COUNCILLOR is to represent the public and to consider the well-being and interests of the municipality. Councillors should in my opinion also ensure the accountability and transparency of the operations of the municipality, including the...