HRM election coverage of District 12

Here is a list of articles and interviews I have taken part in since the start of the election. I feel that it is important to make sure that communication throughout the election is maintained so people can compare and contrast the candidates before making a selection.

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One of the candidates is refusing to take part? - The Rick Howe Show

The Rick Howe Show  – Tuesday, October 6, 2020

9 a.m. John Bignell is running for councillor in District 12. One of the candidates is refusing to take part in the debate. Why? 

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Transit and Parks in District 12

The playground in Wedgewood is run down and needs to be updated to make sure it is safe for families. Halifax Transit in the community has been reduced and/or removed.  I want to work with area residents to rebuild community transit and provide a safe playground for future generations to enjoy. 

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Q&A for District 12

Join the BLT Residents Association for a Q&A session with two of the candidates running for District 12 HRM Councillor.

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Why is Richard Zurawski refusing to participate?

For every election in District 12 for as long as I can remember, we have had public debates. In 2020, Richard Zurawski has refused to participate. Why? In 2016, community groups organized two debates, on two different nights in two different locations. 

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I want to bring my experience to Blue Mountain - Birch Cove

The Friends of Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes Society was formed to expedite the process of the formation of one of Canada's largest, urban wilderness parks, a work-in-progress for more than 30 years. As a member of the society, I want to bring my experience building The Bluff Wilderness Hiking Trail to help make this dream a reality.

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Beechville Playground

The playground in Beechville is run down and needs to be updated to make sure it is are safe for families. I want to work with area residents to build a playground and community hub for future generations to enjoy.

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The change we are looking for in District 12

There is so much that we can do to make this city even more than what it is today. What we need is authentic leadership that comes from a genuine passion for this community. We need leadership that loves this community and sees its potential. Leadership that won't treat election time like an elongated job interview. Real leadership is a way of life, not a job.

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BLT Food Truck Fest

Food Truck

It was only a year ago that Bob Angus organized a food truck rally in our community, but it feels oddly like an eternity when we didn't have to social distance and or wear a mask when we meet in groups. As I look through pictures of events in our community, you truly don't appreciate what you have until it's gone.

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Why I support MADD Canada

As a paramedic, I see all too often the effects of drinking and driving and I have zero tolerance for anyone that chooses to get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle while impaired.

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