Ward 9

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Compare what the candidates had to say about sustainable transportion, water and natural environment, local food, citizen engagement, climate change.


Survey responses


When deciding how to vote, or where to dedicate your time on Council, how important to you is:
 [most important; very important; important; not important; don’t know]

Protecting and improving water quality and the natural environment.

Candidate Name
Trinity Mary Hollis
Deb McIntosh (incumbent) most important
Simon Nickson very important
Paul Stopciati

Here are some of our specific priorities that require leadership to implement. Indicate your level of support for:
[“I will champion that” “I will vote in favour”, “I will vote against”, “Unsure”]

Educating private contractors and the public on the harmful effects of sodium and chloride on the environment and human health and finding alternatives .


Greater Sudbury has some new policies in place or in progress that have the potential to make a huge difference for our community if they are implemented.  Indicate your level of support for implementing and resourcing these fundamental policies and plans:
[“I will champion that” “I will vote in favour”, “I will vote against”, “Unsure”]

Subwatershed studies and plans;  Water and Wastewater Master Plan. 


What will you do ensure that the health of Greater Sudbury’s lakes, rivers and creeks are protected and enhanced?

Candidate Name
Trinity Mary Hollis
Deb McIntosh (incumbent) • Finalize and initiate the implementation of the Depot Master Plan, especially the salt and sand storage facilities, to protect our water • Continue to conduct watershed studies • Continue to protect our drinking water by making investments in our water/waste water treatment systems and replacing old water mains and sewers • Advocate in the investment in better road sand and salt storage/usage • Identify ways to further protect our waterways through planning applications
Simon Nickson Support efforts to protect, clean and sustain our environment.
Paul Stopciati

Platform statements

Trinity Mary Hollis

Deb McIntosh (incumbent)

“Water is one of our greatest resources; we will continue to be proactive in protecting our lakes and rivers, working with Conservation Sudbury, Laurentian University’s Living with Lakes Centre, the Greater Sudbury Watershed Alliance and its associated groups as well as the people who live near our waterways.”Finalize and initiate the implementation of the Depot Master Plan, especially the salt and sand storage facilities, to protect our water.” “Continue to conduct watershed studies.” “Continue to protect our drinking water by making investments in our water/waste water treatment systems and replacing old water mains and sewers.”
From http://debmcintosh.ca, checked September 9, 2018.



Simon Nickson

Paul Stopciati