Natural Environment Survey Questions Summary

Candidate name 1. How will you balance development with protection of the natural environment?

Fernand Bidal

Make sure that the developers respect the natural enviroments.

Kevin Brault

Calgary is a great example of green planing right now and we should be looking at that. Keeping industries out of sensitive areas (ei: no chemical plants built on rivers), promote green building and living.

René Lapierre

Greater Sudbury is large in geography. I will endeavour to push for more economic development but at the same time work with the natural environment to ensure that we keep our lakes and waterways healthy and sustainable for many years to come. Working with the professionals who have the knowledge of what is the best balance as well as working in conjunction with the provincial rules and regulations of the MNR as a team we will be able to find solutions to balance development and natural environment protection

André Rivest (Incumbent)

Candidate name 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)?

Fernand Bidal

I think that parks in ward 6 are above the norm of the city but we lack more trail development.By town hall meetings the community will help to give me direction to bring to council.

Kevin Brault

Community engagement is key, as well as restructuring the HCI to provide funds to parks and trail systems for upgrade and expansion.

René Lapierre

I will need to do more research to provide a proper answer for this question

André Rivest (Incumbent)

Multiple choice questions:

Candidate name (a) Dedicated annual funding in the municipal budget to implement the green space acquisition strategy (b) Policies in the Official Plan to recognize and protect important natural areas (c) Removing the “Laurentian link” road from the Official Plan transportation schedule (d) Re-assessing proposed roads on the Transportation Schedule that impact natural areas

Fernand Bidal

I will vote in favour I will vote in favour I will vote in favour I will vote in favour

Kevin Brault

I will vote in favour I will vote in favour Unsure I will vote in favour

René Lapierre

Unsure I will vote in favour Unsure Unsure

André Rivest (Incumbent)

Explanations:

Candidate name Explanations

Fernand Bidal

2(d)I will vote in favor if the proceeding are not already to advance.

Kevin Brault

René Lapierre

I chose unsure for a few of these questions as I would require more information to ensure that my final decision is one that I make after I am well informed.

André Rivest (Incumbent)


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