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Meet the candidates for District 4 Cole Harbour–Westphal

On the phone with Ryan Burris, Marisa DeMarco, Kevin Foran, Darryl Johnson, Jerome Lagmay, Jamie MacNeil, Chris Mont, Trish Purdy, Jessica Quillan, John Stewart and Caroline Williston


Affordable housing advocate Ryan Burris
“We’re in a housing crisis. It’s a tough one for people, especially with the current pandemic.”
Political team-builder Marisa DeMarco
“It’s by building on active citizenship and community engagement that we're going to see things happen.”
Long-time area resident Kevin Foran
After 46 years in the community, Foran's ready to put his connections to use as an advocate.
Author and anti-racism advocate Darryl Johnson
He’s ready to stand up and be a voice for people in his community.
Barbecue sauce entrepreneur Jerome Lagmay
Whether sending money to the Philippines or pitching in at local food banks, he wants to help.
Renewable energy advocate Jamie MacNeil
Bringing 25 years of political experience to the table, this candidate says he’s ready to get things done.
Sson-of-a-councillor Chris Mont
His 3G Plan is realistic about games, growth and greenspace.
Fitness professional Trish Purdy
Creating “peace where there’s chaos” in a large household primed her for city council.
Senior-care worker Jessica Quillan
The first woman of colour elected to council? No better time than the present to make it happen.
Retired teacher John Stewart
Stewart says he's always been a go-to person—now he wants to be a go-to councillor.
Social advocate Caroline Williston
“I know that it's very, very difficult for regular working-class people to run in a political election.”

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