During my election campaign, the most important issue I identified was the need to re-established good governance at City Hall. I suggested that Council and staff needed to understand their respective duties and roles, and to interact respectfully and appropriately. Therefore I was extremely pleased that a special Council/staff orientation was held on November 23. The day-long in-service featured advice from George Cuff, nationally considered as a "guru" in proper governance for municipal governments. It was an excellent day of learning which will benefit our new Council as we embark on our four-year journey of guiding the future of Nanaimo.
It was a pleasure this past Friday night to attend the 14th annual Nanaimo Sport Achievement Awards at the Coast Bastion Hotel. As always, it was a r...
Sport Achievement Awards
February 24, 2019
It was a privilege for me to again be the Master of Ceremonies at this year's Remembrance Day ceremony at the Nanaimo cenotaph to mark the 100th anniv...
Lest We Forget
November 13, 2018
This past Thursday evening, it was my pleasure to host the City of Nanaimo Culture and Heritage Awards at the Port Theatre. My thanks go to Nanaimo's...