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Candidate nameCitizen Engagement
Mike Bleskie

"Create civic engagement opportunities which allow for a marketplace of ideas and draw the best input from people in the community."

"Create tools to properly and transparently display where spending is made, and who is accountable for which funds. In addition, adopt Open North’s “Citizen Budget” interactive budget simulator to educate and encourage input on the budget."

"Create a clear, objective prioritization of municipal projects based on value to citizens and ratepayers."

"Proactive measures are needed to engage youths in the ward, particularly those with home difficulties and those living in youth homes in the community. A community group should be set up to build dialogue and support for these young citizens, and build a positive presence in their lives, rather than be combative against antisocial behaviour."

from, last checked July 26, 2014

Terry Kett (Incumbent)
Vincent Lacroix
Chris Nerpin
Lynne Reynolds

- issued statement opposing new security measures at City Hall. An excerpt: “Why does he want to create “barriers between citizens and staff”? Shouldn’t we be doing the exact opposite? Isn’t this one of the big problems we already have at City Hall?”

from, last checked July 10, 2014
- “Immediate elimination of the Councillors’ slush funds”
- “A permanent Auditor- General office to spot waste and inefficiencies” “Bring back the free services of the Ontario Ombudsman’s Office”
- ““no-excuse” accountability by everyone at City Hall, including me!” “no more behind-the-doors decision-making”

from, last checked July 10, 2014
- “SERVICE STANDARDS: standards for excellence in all we do”
- COMMUNITY BUILDING for children, seniors, the homeless and the disenfranchised"

from, last checked July 10, 2014

"Here is my record of accomplishments as your former Councillor when it comes to being ‘good and green’:

Held many citizen consultation meetings for new developments, infrastructure projects.

From, last checked October 16, 2014

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