Status Quo is not an option!

Status Quo is not an option!

Change is difficult and disruptive, so most people prefer the status quo. But I believe in challenging the status quo because it’s not because something has been done a certain way for a very long time that it should stay that way. Government is probably where...
The Rotten Apples

The Rotten Apples

I never thought of myself as a politician and I didn’t become a city councilor in 2017 because I had political ambitions. At the municipal level, I think most people enter politics because they want to see change and improve their community. But often, for some...
I’m a bad politician!

I’m a bad politician!

I want to discuss a certain topic which I’m really finding frustrating in my job as a municipal councilor (ok, so there are a lot but this is an important one). With the numerous requests a town receives from its residents, priorities need to be set and sometimes what...
Saint-Lazare as a Bilingual City

Saint-Lazare as a Bilingual City

This post is not about a language debate, it’s solely for information purpose. As a municipal councillor, we represent all residents living in Saint-Lazare, so it’s important to listen to their concerns. When I ran a survey on Facebook last July regarding topics...
Hashtag Fake News

Hashtag Fake News

In the era of Trump’s “fake news”, manipulating information seems to have become an everyday occurrence. In the current social and political climate, how can we know what is real and what is fake? Taking one person’s word as truth on specific issues may...