AllAffordable HousingArts and CultureBudgetCapital RegionCity PlanningCommunityCrime PreventionEconomic OpportunityEducationGreen SpaceInclusive CommunitiesTaxationTraffic SafetyTransportationThe Skinny on Sub-DividingLast week, a Councillor Inquiry was made to explore whether properties with restrictive covenants could be taxed differently. While IRead more.Giving Time and PassionVolunteering has always been an important part of my life. Giving my time and energy to causes that I amRead more.The Vibrant Arts of EdmontonNext week marks the beginning of Edmonton’s Poetry Festival. This annual celebration is in its 11th year, and will onceRead more.Honouring WomenOn March 8 we celebrate International Women’s Day and throughout the month of March, we recognize and honour women’s contributionsRead more.Managing Growth, Managing DebtThis past December’s City Council approval of the budget adjustment for 2017 included the lowest tax increase in the pastRead more.Snow & The CitySome of the City’s most important but most under appreciated work is in infrastructure construction and maintenance - roads, sidewalks,Read more.Having a Say in Our CityA municipal government has the most direct impact on people’s day-to-day lives. From roads and transportation, to water and utilities,Read more.Complete Streets, Complete CommunitiesIt’s easy to think of Edmonton’s streets as just ways to get from point a to point b. We mightRead more.Understanding our TruthI am a lifelong learner. I constantly seek out knowledge to further understand the world around me and my placeRead more.Connecting to Canadian CitiesWhen considering municipal government, we often think about the role of our own city council to manage the affairs ofRead more.Adjusting the PlanThis week, City Council will debate the Operating and Capital Budget adjustments to the 2016-2018 Budgets for the City ofRead more.Planning for ChangePublic attitudes towards marijuana have changed in recent years. Many jurisdictions in North America and around the world have legalizedRead more.Creating Community and BelongingI believe in the democratic process and have voted in every election I have been eligible for since I wasRead more.Balancing PerspectivesAlthough I am running to be elected to Edmonton City Council in Ward 5, the past several months have beenRead more.Housing Options for EveryoneBuilding an inclusive city means that people of all stages of life and income levels are able to live, work,Read more.Good People & GoodwillAt a recent West Edmonton Business Mixer at Uncle Glenn’s Pub hosted by MLA Lorne Dach, I was able toRead more.Launching into the Year AheadOn Sunday, October 16th at Lessard Community League Hall I kicked-off my campaign to become your Edmonton Ward 5 CityRead more.Speaking with One VoiceWhen speaking about Edmonton and the issues that are important to residents, it’s important to think about our regional neighboursRead more.Infill in our Evolving CityThere has been a lot of discussion in the news and in our neighbourhoods in recent years about infill. SomeRead more.Keeping our Sidewalks SafeHow often do you think about the city infrastructure you use to move around our city every day? Most ofRead more.