Thank-you!

The results are in. Congratulations to our new City Councillor, Bev Dubois, on a well-run and winning campaign. Congratulations as well to the other Ward 9 candidates, who all contributed to a vigorous and dynamic election. Advertisements

Time to Vote

On Wednesday, I’ll be out with my volunteers, continuing to canvass the neighbourhoods in Ward 9 and encouraging people to get out and vote. If you’re still undecided, take a look at some of the information and blogposts here.

Suburban Bike Lanes

In Ward 9 we have some of Saskatoon’s best parks and greenspaces. It’s common to find people walking, running, and biking through Wildwood Park or Crocus Park from sunrise to after sunset. And while the talk this election has been about those downtown bike lanes, many residents have told me about their desire to see […]

One Simple Trick to Meet New People

Run for elected office. It’s a surefire way to find your way to the doorsteps of thousands of homes, knocking on them, and then engaging in conversations with people who were hitherto strangers. I feel compelled to share a small sampling of the stories from people’s lives that I’ve been privileged to get to hear. Today, […]

A Brief Reflection

One month from today, citizens across Saskatoon will be voting. For my family and I, the last three months of campaigning have been very rewarding. After hours of door-knocking, tidying the house, and getting the kids to bed, Janelle and I have had a few moments to reflect on just how much of a privilege […]

At the Doorstep: What I’ve heard

Over these past months, I’ve talked to thousands of people about dozens of topics.Now, I’ve obviously heard many comments and concerns about the state of our roads. And I’ve heard about street-specific issues of speeding, drainage, and safety. And while these seem like disparate issues, there has been a theme arising. Overwhelmingly I’ve heard from residents that […]

At the Doorstep: One Dark Park

Tonight the sun set around 8:20pm. The sky is slightly overcast, so by 9:00pm Crocus Park was cloaked in darkness. Crocus Park does not have any lighting along its walkways. A number of people living adjacent to the park have told me that they avoid the park at night because it is too dark. Lakeridge Community […]