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Check out my interview with Mayor Bob Sanderson where we chat about:

  • Bob’s favourite things about Port Hope
  • Bob’s career
  • What Bob is proud of this past term’s council for achieving
  • Economic development
  • Affordable housing
  • PHAI clean-up
  • The waterfront
  • 65 Ward
  • Why we don’t need a CAO
  • Handling complaints
  • What is means to “believe together”
  • Why Bob is running again

    Featured Tunes:

Overbite by Sincere Engineer
Since You Got A Dog by Chixdiggit
We Belong by The Hextalls
Sweater by The Tattle Tales

 

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Check out my interview with William Lambert where we chat about:

  • Will’s favourite things about Port Hope
  • Will’s thoughts on the recent all-candidates meeting
  • Will’s career path and the skill’s he’s picked up along the way
  • What he’s involved with in the community
  • Economic development
  • Affordable housing
  • The PHAI clean up
  • The Waterfront
  • Youth engagement through volunteering
  • 65 Ward
  • Reducing taxes
  • Sidewalks
  • an honest, respectful council
  • Increasing diversity
  • Sexual harassment policy
  • Why he’s running

 

Featured Tunes:

Dear Girl by The Steinways
When I’m Up (I Can’t Get Down) by Great Big Sea
Shattering by Sincere Engineer
Chemical Worker’s Song by Matt Marcuz 

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Check out my interview with Adam Bureau where we chat about:
Adam‘s favourite things about Cobourg
– Adam’s career
– The Cobourg DBIA, Downtown Coalition Vitalization Plan and the Board of Management and Adam’s participation in those things
– The Safe and Inclusive Streets Strategy in Cobourg
– Adam’s vision for economic development in Cobourg
– Affordable housing
– The waterfront
– Transit in Cobourg
– Parking in downtown Cobourg
– Snow removal in Cobourg
– Tourism from a “locals first” perspective
– Being a foster parent
– Youth engagement
– How cannabis could be managed in the municipality post-legalization
– Why Adam’s running for council

Featured Tunes:
A New One by The Tattle Tales
Pink Underwood by The Flipsides
In a Letter Never Sent by Even in Blackouts
Suicide Bomber by Against Me!

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Check out my interview with Ian Everdell where we chat about things like:

  • Ian‘s favourite thing about Port Hope
  • Ian’s career and the skills he has learned throughout his professional journey
  • The reason Ian and his wife chose to settle and build their family in Port Hope
  • What Ian has learned from him involvement in community theatre
  • Ian’s vision for economic development in Port Hope
  • Affordable housing
  • The waterfront
  • Accessibility
  • Effective communication and what it looks like in practice
  • 65 Ward
  • Young people running for council
  • Youth engagement
  • Drawing on the skills people in our community have to build a better municipality

 

Featured Tunes:
Consequence Free by Great Big Sea
I Wish I Could Be Happy by Rational Anthem
City Kids by Cleopatrick
Soggy Bones by Madman’s Window

 

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Check out my interview with Miles Bowman where we chat about:

  • Miles‘ favourite things about Port Hope
  • Miles’ career up to this point
  • What leadership means to him
  • Qualities of good strategic plans
  • Miles’ involvement with Critical Mass
  • Miles’ vision for economic development
  • Affordable housing
  • The waterfront
  • Collaboration and what it looks like in practice when it works well
  • Miles’ vision for youth engagement
  • 65 Ward St.
  • Bullying, bystanders and strategies to address bullying
  • Navigating conflict and restorative justice
  • Increasing diversity and creating safer spaces for more people
  • Sexual harassment policies in the context of council

 

Features Tunes:

Inside and Out by Feist
Sleeping Sickness by City and Colour
The Good in Everyone by Sloan
Basement Apartment by Sarah Harmer

After our interview, Miles asked if he could expand on a point brought up during our previous interview to clarify. Here’s our follow up chat, where we talk more about sexual violence policy and also masculinity:

Check out my interview with Todd Attridge where we chat about:

  • Todd‘s favourite things about Port Hope
  • Todd’s career and what he’s learned from that that may be useful on council
  • Turning strategy into reality
  • What leadership looks like
  • Todd’s best strategies for business development
  • What Todd’s involved in locally
  • Todd’s position on the waterfront cleanup
  • Todd’s thoughts on affordable housing
  • Todd’s vision for economic development in Port Hope
  • Todd’s thoughts on making life better for our seniors (including his positions on the Ruth Clark Centre and 65 Ward)
  • Todd’s plans for increasing youth engagement
  • Todd being new to town and how that may be an asset when it comes to sitting on council
  • Todd’s strategies for collaboration

 

Featured  Tunes:
Tonight by The Soviettes
Falling On by Finger Eleven
Rockerchick by Lipstick Homicide
The Promise by Cale Crowe

 

 

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Check out my interview with Laurie Carr! We chat about:

  • Laurie‘s favourite things about Port Hope
  • What’s going on at Laurie’s businesses, The Social and Cats Media
  • Why Laurie is running for town council
  • Laurie’s mission
  • Working collaboratively
  • Sustainability
  • The waterfront clean up
  • Laurie’s vision for balanced economic growth
  • Accessibility
  • Laurie’s thoughts on the state of local media
  •  Laurie’s thoughts on affordable housing
  • Laurie’s experience as a woman in a male-dominated industry and how that experience can apply to being on council
  • Laurie’s thoughts on 65 Ward St.

and more!

Featured Tunes:
Yeah by Hiccup
Something to Believe in by Ramones
Smile by My Son the Hurricane
Since the Divorce by Gillian Shields

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Check out my interview with Nicole Beatty! We chat about:

  • Nicole‘s favourite things about living in Northumberland County
  • About Nicole’s career in community development and resource development management
  • What lead Nicole to run for council
  • Nicole’s experience with being a young women running for town council
  • Nicole’s vision for economic development in Cobourg
  • Nicole’s vision for culture and tourism in Cobourg
  • Nicole’s vision for sustainability in Cobourg (including the inflatable floating playground at Cobourg Beach)
  • Nicole’s vision for affordable housing
  • Nicole’s vision for engaging youth in the community (including all-ages show venues and a youth advisory council)
  • Nicole’s advocacy work
  • What community looks like to her
  • Nicole’s favourite Cultivate moment ever
  • Cannabis legalization, the role of municipal government in managing it, and looking to Indigenous communities to learn from them.
  • What song Nicole is learning on uke

 

Local Organizations Nicole is Associated With:

Featured Tunes:
Born to Love You by Ellen Torrie  (Click her name to check out her rad new website!)
I’ll Wait by Sweet Alibi 
Burn the Rapists, Not the Witches by Backyard Riot (From their brand new, locally written and recorded EP!)
Bro Hymn by Pennywise

 

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Check out my interview with Wendy Meadows! We chat about:
– Who Wendy is, what she does, and why she wants to run for council
– Her band, Wendy Meadows Trio
– The importance of transparency and communication in council
– What a young woman in the community can expect from women on council
– Wendy’s vision for sustainable social and economic growth
– Wendy’s thoughts on aging in Port Hope and the importance of longterm health care
– Her thoughts on West Beach and the waterfront
– Wendy’s vision for more affordable housing

Correction: At 27:18, Wendy refers to WWII when she meant to say WWI

Featured Tunes:

Running by Jully Black
Walking By Myself by Suzie Vinnick
Crystal Pistol by Chloe Watkinson
Paper Thin by RVIVR