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The Interdisciplinary Work of Lyss England

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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 Les Andrews where we chat about:

– Les’ favourite things about Port Hope
– What Les is most proud of accomplishing over his last 4 years on council
– What else Les is involved with locally
– Les’ passion for celebrating volunteers
– Broadening his platform compared to last term
– Affordable housing for Port Hope
– How Les thinks council could approach any claims of sexual harassment against councillors differently in the future
– Les’ thoughts on the waterfront clean up
– Making our roads safer
– Making Port Hope more accessible for seniors
– Les’ position on 56 Ward St.
– Ruth Clark Center
– Lakeland Place
– Engaging youth in the community
– Les’ thoughts around community policing
– Les’ thoughts on the Port Hope citizens association
– Debt repayment and the recent council meeting

Featured Tunes:
Robbie Burns Day by Jim Yates and friends
Moment of Weakness by Bif Naked
Read My Mind by The Anti-Queens
Endless Chain by Tanika Charles

 

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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