Q & A

Q: You pushed for the North Central Recreation Centre, what impact do you foresee the Recreation Centre having on our community?

A: The Clareview Recreation Centre has nothing but positive implications for NE Edmonton.
Family benefits include health, social and cultural. Seniors programs will be available as well as child family and programs for newcomers to Canada.
There is a Public Library attached along with a High School and Twin Arenas. Furthermore the Centre will have an aquatic centre with leisure pool, many play features, a children’s pool, a waterslide, a 25-metre, 8-lane pool with diving boards, a whirlpool and steam room, a fitness centre, a walking/jogging track, multi-purpose rooms, and a child-minding space. This is going to be a great facility.

Q: This will be your fifth term on council, what makes Ward 4 unique?

A: The tapestry of people is what makes Ward 4 an amazing place to live. We have every social economic background every culture and both urban and rural communities, this makes for a rich and diverse community.
I raised my family and continue to delight in living in Ward 4.

Q: What are you hoping to accomplish should you be reelected?

A: The continuation of the NE growth plan, growth of the Edmonton Energy Park, employment close to home for the residents of Ward 4.

Q: Can you explain how Ward 4 will improve with the redevelopment of Fort Road, and Belvedere?

A: It will be a new and vibrant, modernized entrance to the City from the North.

Q: You advocated for Neighborhood Empowerment Teams, can you explain their impact in our neighborhoods and their relationship with the Edmonton Police Service?

A: The N.E.T. Team originated in NE Edmonton in the neighborhoods of Belvedere and Bannerman. The team only spends 2 years in each community but the strides forward in solutions to crime and disorder stay with the communities for years. I still believe that an extended stay in our communities would be a benefit.
For further information on the N.E.T. Team please click here.

Q: Can you explain the role of sports in your life and how it affects our families and community?

A: I truly believe that sports build character and teach team work to our youth. I have been very involved in the hockey with my own family and the community.
A sport teaches children that working together as a team can accomplish much and keeps them occupied in positive activities.

Q: Attracting business to our community is critical for its health and success, what are you doing to encourage business to Ward 4?

A: Again I have been extremely involved in bringing the Edmonton Energy Park to NE Edmonton and continue to work on the growth of the Park. I work with developers to make the right decisions on placing new potential employment opportunities an example would be Manning Town Centre. I am always on the lookout for new opportunities.

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