Candidate Question Responses

IELECT Hamilton is asking every candidate in the 2022 municipal election to complete our Candidate Questionnaire.

We’re posting all completed Questionnaires.

We’ve included a full list of all registered candidates with hyperlinks to responses on names who have completed the Questionnaire.

I – Infrastructure

A Leader who inclusively improves Hamilton’s neighbourhoods, parks, playgrounds, roads, bridges, community centres, and waste water treatment facilities.

1. What three things are you most concerned about and would like to see changed as they relate to Hamilton’s current infrastructure needs?

2. As a councillor, what three actions would you propose to improve Hamilton’s infrastructure?

E – Economy

A leader who strengthens the overall financial health and prosperity of Hamilton and all its diverse residents, through better and more secure jobs, a living wage, housing availability and affordability, and access to public services.

1. What three things are you most concerned about and would like to see changed as they relate to Hamilton’s current economy?

2. As a councillor, what three actions would you propose to improve Hamilton’s economy?

L – Leadership

A leader who treats all residents with respect and dignity, pushes for transparency and good governance, inspires others through a bold vision, and takes innovative, equitable and evidence-based decisions to better serve all Hamiltonians.

1. What three things are you most concerned about and would like to see changed as they relate to Hamilton’s current leadership at Council?

2. As a councillor, what three actions would you propose to improve the city’s’ leadership?

E – Environment

A leader who champions actions to address climate change to ensure a healthy, safe, and sustainable environment for all current and future Hamiltonians.

1. What three things are you most concerned about and would like to see changed as they relate to improving Hamilton’s current environment?

2. As a councillor, what three actions would you propose to improve Hamilton’s environment?

C – Community

A leader who fights for the needs of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive population and who improves community engagement so the voices of all Hamiltonians are heard.

1. What three things are you most concerned about and would like to see changed as they relate to supporting the needs of all communities in Hamilton?

2. As a councillor, what three actions would you propose to support Hamilton’s communities?

T – Transportation

A leader who supports safe, effective movement throughout the city for all Hamiltonians by ensuring access to equitable and affordable public transit, safe roads, sidewalks, bike lanes, and trails.

1. What three things are you most concerned about and would like to see changed as they relate to Hamilton’s current transportation needs?

2. As a councillor, what three actions would you propose to improve Hamilton’s transportation systems?

Mayor

Keanin Loomis

Ejaz Butt

Bob Bratina

Andrea Horwath

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Ian MacPherson

Maureen Wilson

Ward 2

Ward 3

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Nrinder Nann

Laura Farr

Walter Furlan

Jonathan Wasylenko

Ward 4

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Alex Johnstone

Angelica Hasbon

Maxwell Francis

Mary Louise Williams

Laura Taylor

Pascale Marchand

Tammy Hwang

Adam Oldfield

Eric James Tuck

Cindy Louise Kennedy

Ward 5

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Matt Francis

Olivia Divinski

Bob Hurst

Kevin Geenen

Sebastian Aldea

Lynda Lukasik

Ward 6

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Tom Jackson

Ward 7

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Esther Pauls

Scott Duvall

Ward 8

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Brad Clark

Peter Lanza

Ward 10

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Jeff Beattie

Maria Pearson

Ward 11

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Nicholas Lauwers

Mark Tadeson

Ward 12

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Craig Cassar

Robert Maton

Megg Markettos

Karl Hanley

Cindy Kaye

Ward 13

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Arlene VanderBeek

Ward 14

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Kojo Damptey

Brian Lewis

Colleen Wicken

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Ted McMeekin

Sumaira Waqar