Elect Liz John-West

Why I'm Running
for Ward 7 

 
 
 

Topics

 
 
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Ending Homelessness 

I am committed ..... to ending homelessness in Edmonton.

I believe ..... everyone is responsible for ending homelessness and the solution should be a “city wide response.”

I will tackle this issue ..... by meaningfully engaging communities to deal with the fear and anxiety that are part of the ‘not in my backyard’ response to housing the homeless.


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Supporting Business

I am committed ..... to creating a community where businesses thrive.

I believe ..... the entrepreneur spirit is integral to a thriving community.

I will tackle this issue .....by creating an environment supportive of new businesses.

 


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Northlands

I am committed ..... to ensuring that Ward 7 will be at the table when the future of Northlands is discussed.

I believe ..... what happens to Northlands will have an impact on the surrounding neighbourhoods surrounding Northlands.

I will tackle this issue ..... by continuing to engage with the neighbourhoods to ensure the needs of the community are not forgotten.


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Mature Neighbourhoods 

I am committed ..... to seeing the needs of a mature neighbourhood are addressed.

I believe ..... mature neighbourhoods carry the history of Edmonton and therefore needs to be treated with respect.

I will tackle this issue ..... by implementing the recommendations of the Elevate Report created by the City of Edmonton.


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Violence Against Women

I am committed to ..... ending violence against women.

I believe ..... men who perpetrate violence need to be invited into the process of finding a solution without shaming them.

I will tackle this issue ..... by creating opportunities to involve men and having men’s sharing circles on ending violence against women.


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“When we know better we do better”

I am committed ..... to continually learning from the Indigenous community.

I believe ..... when we know better we will do better.

How I will tackle this issue .....by working to ensure the City of Edmonton continues to respond to the rights of Indigenous peoples.

Together Building A Kind and Just Community