Candidate Info

General Info

Al Sizer

Ward 8
Contact info:

Telephone: 705-592-2029
Email: al.sizer@greatersudbury.ca
Website:  alsizerward8.ca

Biography:

Current interim councillor for Ward 8.

“Al retired from a career with the city where he started as a Zamboni driver  in one of the local rinks and worked his way through the ranks to the Manager, Cemetery Services for the City of Greater Sudbury. During his time working for the City Al worked with so many volunteer groups who helped Al more fully realize the importance of the “Volunteer” to this city. While employed with the city, Al returned to Laurentian University on a part time basis, graduating with a degree in Political Science.”

 

“Current councillor Ward 8
-Member of Hearing Committee
-Member of Greater Sudbury Development Corporation Board of Directors
-Recipient of OACFP lifetime award for “service to families & community”
-President of Sudbury Minor Baseball
-Member of National Special Olympics Organizing Committee
-Member of Ontario Summer Games Organizing Committee
-Member of Board of Directors for the Bereavement Foundation
-Chair of Holy Redeemer Social Justice Committee”

From http://www.alsizerward8.ca/about-1.html, last checked Sept. 13, 2014

 


Transportation


Platform Statement:

“working with the Bicycle Advisory Committee and Coalition for a More Liveable Sudbury to provide enhance other methods of transportation in Greater Sudbury”

“SENIORS TRANSPORTATION  free use of Sudbury Transit during non peak hours”

From http://www.alsizerward8.ca/platform.html, last checked Sept. 13, 2014



Water Quality


Platform Statement:


Natural Environment


Platform Statement:

“protection of passive and active greenspace in our community”

From http://www.alsizerward8.ca/platform.html, last checked Sept. 13, 2014


Local Food


Platform Statement:


Citizen Engagement


Platform Statement:

“promote more community engagement and rapport through Community Action Networks and Town Hall Meetings”

“ensure all decisions are arrived at in an open and transparent process for all taxpayers to review”

From http://www.alsizerward8.ca/platform.html, last checked Sept. 13, 2014


Other


Platform Statement:

“responsibilities for all decisions made at the Council Table and insure “Best Practice” is integral to our projects.

- HEALTHY COMMUNITY INITIATIVE FUND  restructure the method of administering this fund
- have the Auditor General position made a permanent
- return to the practice of having the Ombudsman investigate  legitimate complaints against actions of Council
- WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION  providing a proper avenue to provide information regarding abuse of power or right of entitlement by staff or elected officials without fear of repercussions”

From http://www.alsizerward8.ca/platform.html, last checked Sept. 13, 2014

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