Candidate Survey Results

General Info

Jean-Raymond Audet

Mayor

Transportation


Transportation Survey Responses:

1. What does sustainable transportation mean to you?
Sustainable Transportation is to provide Access of a Form of travel to All its People!

* 2. How are you going to support it in our community?
We must Subsidize our Public Transit System so Everyone can Travel within City Limits especially the poor the misfortunates, the disinherit and the handicap!
More Side-Walks, Bicycle-Paths and Lanes and Free Transit Fares for Our Poor Population of the Greater-Sudbury Area like the Students, the Elderly Poor, the Handicap Poor, the Minimum Poor Workers, and the Our Well-Fare Recipients!
* Above includes answer to Top Public Question 3. What are you going to do to enhance walking, bicycling and transit usage in Greater Sudbury over the next 4 years?


Level of support for:

(a) Dedicated annual funding in the municipal budget for cycling and pedestrian infrastructure
I will vote in favour
(b) Adopting a Complete Streets Policy that details how to implement streets that are designed for all users
I will vote in favour
(c) Improvements in transit service and fares to meet the needs of citizens
I will vote in favour
(d) Implementation and coordination of Transportation Demand Management
I will vote in favour
Explanation:
The Problem with Sudbury and All other Municipal Governments is the Tax Avoidance by the Rich Commercial Industrial and Business Sector that can help us we this GOAL!

Water Quality


Water Quality Survey Responses:

1. In your view, what are the most important steps the city needs to take to protect water quality?
Move the CPR Rail Yard and Line that run along Ramsey Lake out of Town!

* 2. How are you going to support it in our community?
Ask the CPR, Ask the Federal Government, Petition Them and if this does not work, Protest and to see if the Municipality with the Provincial Help might take legal action?
Force Vale, Glencore and all mining extractors to try to Convert most of their Sulphure dioxide to Sulphuric Acid.
* Above includes answer to Top Public Question 1. What plan do you have to protect and sustain our many lakes? What actions will you take to support your plan? What resources will you devote?


Level of support for:

(a) Requiring larger shoreline buffers
I will vote in favour
(b) Dedicated annual funding in the municipal budget to complete priority watershed and subwatershed studies
I will vote in favour
(c) Rejecting development in floodplains and wetlands
I will vote in favour
(d) Adopting higher standards for storm water management, and expanded capacity in vulnerable areas
I will vote in favour
(e) Support for the Vermilion River Stewardship’s opposition of proposed modified run-of-river hydroelectric dams on the Vermilion River
I will vote in favour
Explanation:
The Problem with Sudbury and other Municipalities, is the Lobby of Builders, Realtors and all Industrial Developers, who put their profits in-front of the Viability of The Cities!

Natural Environment


Natural Environment Survey Responses:

1. How will you balance development with protection of the natural environment?
To designate our Conservation Areas Permanent for the Sake of Our Children And Grand-Children!

2. How will you champion opportunities in your ward to fill gaps in parks service and to protect unique natural areas (identified by the Green Space Advisory Panel)?
Lake Laurentian Conservation Area is my Ward, should not be touch for any purpose.


Level of support for:

(a) Dedicated annual funding in the municipal budget to implement the green space acquisition strategy
I will vote in favour
(b) Policies in the Official Plan to recognize and protect important natural areas
I will vote in favour
(c) Removing the “Laurentian link” road from the Official Plan transportation schedule
I will vote in favour
(d) Re-assessing proposed roads on the Transportation Schedule that impact natural areas
I will vote in favour
Explanation:
Sudbury is Known as a Mining Sector since the 1970 Sudbury has done a beautiful job with the help of the federal , provincial and industrial sector to claim back but of its Beauty lost forever but since NAFTA in 1992, the Advance of Libertarian Capitalism which is "Profits at Any Destruction", we might loose Parts of Sudbury Again that took decades to Re-Greeen?

Local Food


Local Food Survey Responses:

1. How do you see the city’s role in food system sustainability, access to local food, and the connection to health?
City Role should be to provide to its most needy and poor! A collaboration between the Farmers Market, Food Stores and the Humanitarian Center would be a Start!

* 2. How would you develop local agriculture and fresh water and forest foods?
Yes for the Needy! Also to help out our Farmers, also to put a stop to land expropriation for land development for Commercial, Industrial and Business Use!
Primary Goal is for the Needy!
* Above includes answer to Top Public Question 2. What is your commitment to encourage a local food economy?


Level of support for:

(a) A food action plan for the city
I will vote in favour
(b) Developing targets for procurement of local food in municipal institutions
I will vote in favour
(c) Providing support for urban agriculture initiatives
I will vote in favour
(d) Expanding the amount of land preserved for agricultural use and avoiding incompatible use
I will vote in favour
(e) Designating the market as a Farmer’s Market
I will vote in favour
Explanation:
We must return to our Roots and become more self-sufficient, egalitarian, and humanitarian. City of Sudbury must become a Community not a Selfish Conservative Redneck Town that only cares for a Few at the Expense of the Many!

Citizen Engagement


Citizen Engagement Survey Responses:

1. How will you ensure that community consultation is done effectively and openly, with productive dialogue from start to finish for municipal projects and decisions?
The Community Consultation does mean that us French-Canadians, who make up more than 30% of the population has had their French Services Cut Back in the Last Few Years. I will ask the Sudbury Council to have Sudbury an Officially Bilingual City in the 2018 Referendum!

2. How will you ensure a consistent culture of openness and support for public input across all city departments?
The influence of the Sudbury Chamber of Commerce must be disclose and transparent on our Elected Individuals. We must know where all their support is coming from and for what purpose!


Level of support for:

(a) Adopting an enhanced system for resolving all issues and complaints, including tracking numbers and prescribed timelines
I will vote in favour
(b) Requiring proactive engagement of citizens and stakeholder groups when forming policies and developing projects
I will vote in favour
(c) Requiring agendas and background material to be publicly posted two weeks in advance, and minutes to be posted one week after meetings of Council and Committees of Council
I will vote in favour
(d) Providing timely, fair and transparent support to citizens and citizen groups for community projects that contribute to the community
I will vote in favour
(e) Ensuring easily accessible, complete and searchable information on the City website
I will vote in favour
Explanation:
I notice that us French Canadians are treated like Second class Citizen in this Town, our Services have cut back Federally, Provincially and Provincially and I believe it is at the asking of the Private Sector and other Lobby Groups? Our Plight is not as Bad as our Native Brothers who are treated like Third World Citizens by our Federal Government, the Private Sector and Canadians!

Climate Change


Climate Change Survey Response:

What actions should the municipality take to reduce carbon emissions and improve community resilience in the face of climate change?
Try to convert our Bus Transit System to Natural Gas or Hydro, also to see if the Community of Sudbury could take an Active Stance Against Harper " ALL IN ON THE TAR SANDS"