Natural Environment Survey Questions Summary

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

Aaron Beaudry

Lin Gibson

By working very closely with all parties making educated and well informed decisions together. We must sit at the same table to understand the priorities each party brings forward but everyone agreeing on common goals for success.

Les Lisk

Make sure green park areas accessible to all citizens.

Wyman MacKinnon

Deb McIntosh

By working with the developers and the community to ensure we make the best use of our land resource while protecting our natural resource.

Paul Stopciati

We have to follow the proper procedures with our Developers to make sure our natural environment is protected.

Will Thomson

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)?

Aaron Beaudry

Lin Gibson

Ward 9 has two Community Action Network groups (city groups funded). Each is very unique with their areas needs. A new Richard Lake McFarlane Lake Valley CAN should be established with a mandate to address and action a protection program for green space while maintaining their watershed stewardship status and historical successes.

Les Lisk

Work with groups in each area to provide a long range plan to protect the green park concept in the Official Plan.Smaller green walkways connecting city streets are essential in the City.More parks needed in all areas of City including outlying areas.

Wyman MacKinnon

Deb McIntosh

As a former member of the Green Space Advisory Panel, I work to incorporate the recommendations of the Green Space Plan into the Official Plan.

Paul Stopciati

Will Thomson

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

Aaron Beaudry

Lin Gibson

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

Les Lisk

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

Wyman MacKinnon

Deb McIntosh

I will champion that I will vote in favour I will vote in favour I will champion that

Paul Stopciati

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

Will Thomson

Explanations:

Candidate name Explanations

Aaron Beaudry

Lin Gibson

Les Lisk

Wyman MacKinnon

Deb McIntosh

Paul Stopciati

Will Thomson


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