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GUELPH VOTES: Meet Dominique O’Rourke, Ward 6 councillor candidate

Dominique O'Rourke, candidate for Ward 6 councillor.

WHAT IS YOUR NAME?

Dominique O’Rourke (she/her, elle)

WHAT IS YOUR CURRENT OCCUPATION?

Metropolis councillor, communications marketing consultant

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WHAT WARD DO YOU CURRENTLY LIVE IN?

22 years in Ward 6

HOW CAN PEOPLE GET IN TOUCH WITH YOU?

E mail: [email protected]

Cell: 519-830-1212

Twitter: @Elect_ORourke

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WHAT POSITION ARE YOU RUNNING FOR?

Ward 6 councillor

WHAT IS YOUR PREVIOUS POLITICAL EXPERIENCE?

Elected Guelph metropolis councillor in 2018

WHY HAVE YOU DECIDED TO RUN?

With inflation, main capital tasks and speedy progress the following time period might be difficult. I do know the recordsdata, have council expertise and a popularity for being thorough, forward-looking and budget-conscious. I need to proceed to advocate for Ward 6: for balanced improvement and long-promised infrastructure just like the rec centre.

HOW WILL YOU EMBRACE AND CHAMPION DIVERSITY IN THIS ROLE?

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I maintain a really various constituency knowledgeable and engaged. I need to guarantee everybody feels welcome becoming a member of advisory teams or consultations, delegating or contacting me, no matter age, background or orientation. I’m presently supporting candidates who would add range to council. I’ll proceed to champion accessibility and to be taught extra about systemic limitations.

WHAT ARE YOUR TOP THREE ISSUES?

Set and keep on with clearer priorities in our strategic plan.

Affordability.

Sturdy illustration for Ward 6: Guarantee progress meets immediately’s wants and people of future residents. Progress that’s suitable with current neighbourhoods and supported by acceptable infrastructure, like roads, parking, transit, parks and the rec centre.

IF ELECTED, WHAT DO YOU PLAN TO ACCOMPLISH IN YOUR FIRST 100 DAYS?

Council urgently wants a fiscal replace to grasp the impacts of inflation and the standing of key capital tasks. We have to rapidly begin working as a cohesive staff to set priorities and decide how we’ll sort out important points in a approach that’s extra reasonably priced and sustainable.

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