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On October 24th, Ontarians will return to the polls to vote for their municipal leaders. The mayors and councilors elected will play a vital role ensuring a healthy, sustainable future for our communities.
Please keep nature, farmland and climate change top of mind when you cast your ballot. Here’s why:
With the right people at the helm, we can move towards sustainable communities. Vote for leaders who are prepared to be responsible custodians of our long-term future.
I live on Lake Erie. We pay substantial taxes and are suffering from bank erosion which is caused by underground water. Apparently the ditches are not maintained and this causes the water issue. We are losing our property and it seems the municipality have no interest in protecting the residents on Talbot Trail.
Thank you for your comment. The upcoming municipal elections will be a good opportunity to make your voice be heard. We hope you found our blog helpful.
– ON Melina
Hi Anna, I live west of Leslie and north of Eglinton. I think my riding is Don Valley west. I believe my choice for counsellor is:
Can you please tell me whether you have made enquiries from these people about their position on development of undeveloped land, and if so, what were their answers. I would be very grateful to receive this research since I do not have the time to make these enquiries myself.
Sincerely, Desre Kramer
Thank you for your question. We have not contacted any candidates to inquire about their position on environmental issues. As we highlighted in our comment below, Ontario Nature is required by law to be non-partisan.
We understand the difficulty in gathering information to shortlist candidates who prioritize environmental concerns, especially with municipal elections, but we hope we’ve provided enough resources on our blog to help others make an informed choice.
– ON Melina
Do you a recommendation for a municipal choice in my area?
Thank you for your interest in the municipal elections. As a registered charity, Ontario Nature is required by law to be non-partisan. That means we cannot directly or indirectly support or oppose any political party or candidate.
We hope our blog increases awareness and motivates readers to become informed. The resources we linked on the blog may be able to help you further.
– ON Melina