I visited the site and good job to those involved.
There are some interesting ( and obvious ) topics listed on the " issues" page. I caught myself imagining what may be going through some of the candidates minds when asked about each of these topics.
The concept of " election issues" always struck me as out of place in a municipal election. In a community as small as ours, I’m not convinced that my personal opinion on any issue listed on the website would bare much weight. I’d like to think that my availability to the voting public would mean more than my POV on these subjects.
Try this on for size.
I get elected as a council person. The public is demanding steps be taken to deal w/ Vandalism in PR. Is “my opinion” what the public really wants. I say no. I don’t own or lease a building in the downtown district. I am pretty far removed ( given my profession is , let’s say, a teacher or a contractor) What I SHOULD bring to the table is an openness to listen to everyone else’s opinion but my own. Only then can one truly represent the voting public. Maybe I’m naive.
Election issues ( a term which bothers me) , should be left where they ( kinda) belong, at the federal and provincial level.