Can We Stop Urban Sprawl?

Can We Stop Urban Sprawl?

As the population keeps growing, we continue losing valuable green space and agricultural land due to development. Urban sprawl is happening everywhere and we definitely have played a part in it but we’re also affected by its consequences. Urban sprawl is responsible...
What I’ve Learned so Far

What I’ve Learned so Far

Almost halfway through our mandate, I started to ponder about the last 2 years. I thought I would share some things I’ve learned so far in my position as a city councillor. If you ever consider running in the next election, think about the following points: What...
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...