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Your Ultimate Guide to City Council Candidates

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Contributor Jock Mackenzie… With video supplied by CHBA CA.

Take a quick look or a real deep dive into the race for City Council right here.  Watch this week’s forum hosted by the Canadian Home Builders Association.. look below to links to candidate websites, social media pages and news articles.

You need go no further… spend some time and be informed before you vote!

CANDIDATES FOR THE OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR

Number of Positions to be filled: 8

Sandra (Sam) Bergeron  

Social Media Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/sandra.catharine

News

Sam Bergeron Understands your Struggles


https://twitter.com/samvandergulik http://www.reddeerexpress.com/news/bergeron-to-bring-voice-to-north-end-and-low-income-red-deerians/

Council candidate wants to be the voice for those who are struggling

S.H. (Buck) Buchanan – Incumbent

News

Councillor Buck Buchanan looks to contour to create dialogue


https://twitter.com/buck_rd?lang=en http://rdnewsnow.com/election-2017/555093/meet-candidate-buck-buchanan
https://www.facebook.com/buck.buchanan.37 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFBWDNhnFPc

Valdene Callin  

Website – https://www.callinforcouncil.com/

News

Valdene Callin seeks Red Deer City council spot


https://twitter.com/iamvaldene?lang=en http://www.reddeeradvocate.com/news/avid-volunteer-runs-for-red-deer-city-council/
https://www.facebook.com/VoteforValdene https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgF0dFcfUXY

Matt Chapin

Social Media – Facebook –  https://www.facebook.com/pg/Matt-Chapin-for-Red-Deer-City-Council-156289251053155/posts/

News

http://rdnewsnow.com/election-2017/555080/meet-candidate-matt-chapin
https://twitter.com/matt_chapin http://www.reddeerexpress.com/news/matt-chapin-announces-city-council-run/

Homelessness, Canada Winter Games top priorities for Matt Chapin

Michael Dawe  

Website – http://dawe4rdnorth.com/

News

Michael Dawe runs for municipal election


https://www.facebook.com/michael.dawe.58 http://www.reddeeradvocate.com/news/michael-dawe-is-running-for-red-deer-city-council/
https://twitter.com/michaeldawe1?lang=en http://www.blackpress.tv/video.php?id=25646

Rob Friss  

News

Red Deer businessman Rob Friss in the running for council


https://www.facebook.com/rob.friss http://www.reddeeradvocate.com/news/friss-wants-to-make-a-difference/
https://twitter.com/rob4council2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4x7mmrPvbXg

Calvin Goulet-Jones

News

CALVIN GOULET-JONES: Too much waste in government


https://www.facebook.com/CalvinforCouncil/ http://rdnewsnow.com/election-2017/553886/meet-candidate-calvin-goulet-jones
https://twitter.com/calvin4council?lang=en http://www.reddeerexpress.com/news/goulet-jones-wants-to-bring-conservative-perspective-to-council/

Jason Habuza    

News

Jason Habuza hopes to bring change for Red Deer citizens


https://www.facebook.com/jason.habuza https://www.reddeerexpress.com/news/jason-habuza-hopes-to-bring-change-for-red-deer-citizens/
https://twitter.com/habuzajason https://www.todayville.com/a-little-about-me/

Tanya Handley –  Incumbent

News

Tanya Handley announces her candidacy for the fall election


https://www.facebook.com/tanyahandley4RD https://www.todayville.com/re-elect-tanya-handley-to-city-council-2017/
https://twitter.com/tanhandley?lang=en https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53DFHDlmiB8

Vesna Higham    

News

Former City Councillor Vesna Higham seeks spot on council


https://www.facebook.com/VoteVesna https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqLQ_uRTDyA
https://twitter.com/VesnaHigham https://www.todayville.com/city-council-candidate-vesna-higham-unveils-crime-platform/

Ted Johnson  

News


https://www.facebook.com/Ted-Johnson-for-Red-Deer-City-Council-2017-142310406378053/ http://www.reddeeradvocate.com/news/council-candidate-calls-for-municipal-police-force/
http://www.blackpress.tv/video.php?id=25644

Ken  Johnston  – Incumbent

News

Ken Johnston seeks another term on council


https://www.facebook.com/Ken-Johnston-for-Red-Deer-Council-456303901121524/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kh6jeL-vlhg
https://twitter.com/Ken4Council?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor http://www.reddeeradvocate.com/news/johnston-hopes-red-deer-will-vote-for-him-again/

Cory Kingsfield  

News

http://rdnewsnow.com/election-2017/553891/meet-candidate-cory-kingsfield
https://twitter.com/ck4500 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-01daee2ge8

Kingsfield wants to bring experience from Penhold town council to Red Deer

Jim Kristinson

News

Council Candidate Jim Kristinson – Crime and Policing in Red Deer


https://www.facebook.com/kristinsonforcouncil http://www.reddeerexpress.com/news/jim-kristinson-looks-to-represent-all-red-deerians-on-council/

Lawrence Lee – Incumbent

Website – http://llee.ca/

News

Red Deer City Council incumbent Lawrence Lee seeks re-election


https://www.facebook.com/reddeerlee/ https://blackpress.tv/video.php?id=25632
https://twitter.com/reddeerlee?lang=en http://www.reddeeradvocate.com/news/red-deer-will-grow-one-neighbourhood-at-a-time-says-lee/

Kris Maciborsky  

News

Kris Maciborsky wants north Red Deer to be heard


https://www.facebook.com/krism4rdcouncil/ http://www.reddeeradvocate.com/news/mental-health-worker-runs-for-city-council/
https://blackpress.tv/video.php?id=25650

Doug Manderville

Website – http://www.dougm4rdcouncil.ca/

News

Doug Manderville hopes to bring unique perpective to City council


https://www.facebook.com/dougm4rdcouncil/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWlOTwfC4YE
https://twitter.com/mandervillex2?lang=en http://www.reddeeradvocate.com/news/manderville-wants-to-build-an-inclusive-red-deer/

Bobbi McCoy  

News

Bobbi McCoy puts her name into run for City council


https://www.facebook.com/Bobbi4citycouncil/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_U7afMu4Ec

Watch: McCoy sees Red Deer as a strong community

Ian Miller  

News

Council-hopeful Ian Miller looks to bring a youthful perspective


https://www.facebook.com/Ianmillerforcouncil/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WI-RREQJWQ
https://twitter.com/IanMiller1999 https://blackpress.tv/video.php?id=25638

Jeremy Moore

News

Long-time Red Deerian in the running for council


https://www.facebook.com/JeremyMoore4RD http://www.reddeeradvocate.com/news/jeremy-moore-taxes-aim-at-taxes-fiscal-accounability-is-council-run/
https://twitter.com/jeremymoore4rd?lang=en https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpT8Xv4i73M

Rick More  

News

Rick More running for council


https://www.facebook.com/rick.more.547 http://www.reddeerexpress.com/news/rick-more-in-the-running-for-city-council/
http://rdnewsnow.com/article/549811/rick-more-running-city-council

Lynne P Mulder – Incumbent

News

Incumbent Lynne Mulder set to run for council in this fall’s election


https://www.facebook.com/lynnemuldercommunitybuilder/ http://www.reddeeradvocate.com/news/mulder-calls-herself-a-community-builder/
https://twitter.com/lpmulder?lang=en https://blackpress.tv/video.php?id=25634

Bayo Nshombo Bayongwa  

News


https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=Bayo+Nshombo+Bayongwa&init=public http://rdnewsnow.com/election-2017/553872/meet-candidate-bayo-nshombo-bayongwa

Candidate advocates for diversity

Matt Slubik

News


https://www.facebook.com/slubik4council/ http://www.reddeerexpress.com/news/council-hopeful-looks-to-provide-opportunities-for-red-deerians/

Teacher Slubik seeks Red Deer city council seat

Jordy Smith    

News

https://www.jordysmithreddeer.com/ http://www.reddeerexpress.com/news/born-and-raised-red-deerian-seeks-spot-on-city-council/
https://www.facebook.com/jordysmith.reddeer/ https://www.todayville.com/jordy-smith-for-red-deer-city-council/
https://twitter.com/jsmithreddeer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PHVoKkUg2w

Brice Unland  

News

https://unland.ca/ http://www.reddeerexpress.com/news/educator-brice-unland-throws-name-into-city-council-race/
https://twitter.com/unland4rd?lang=en http://www.reddeeradvocate.com/news/teacher-with-a-young-family-brice-unland-seeking-seat-on-red-deer-city-council/
https://www.facebook.com/Unland4RD/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tLn3EtXc4w

Jonathan Wieler  

Website – http://www.wieler4rd.ca/2017/07/jon-wieler-for-city-council-why.html

News

Jonathan Wieler in the race for Red Deer City council


https://twitter.com/wieler4rd?lang=en https://www.todayville.com/a-safe-healthy-community/
https://www.facebook.com/jonathan.wieler.96 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ht5jCN5kEBM

Frank Wong  – Incumbent

News

From China to Red Deer — Frank Wong’s Canadian experience


https://twitter.com/foontong?lang=en http://rdnewsnow.com/election-2017/553866/meet-candidate-frank-wong
https://www.facebook.com/people/Frank-Wong/100006662589489 https://blackpress.tv/video.php?id=25625

Dianne Wyntjes  –  Incumbent

Website – www.DianneForRedDeer.ca

News

City Councillor Dianne Wyntjes seeks third term


https://twitter.com/dianwyntjes?lang=en http://rdnewsnow.com/election-2017/553896/meet-candidate-dianne-wyntjes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fn59nLLLXqo http://www.reddeeradvocate.com/news/watch-incumbent-dianne-wyntjes-believes-in-working-together/

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Festival of Trees tickets are for sale now

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29th Annual Festival of Trees

It’s time to experience the magic of Festival of Trees! Celebrate at Festival of Wines, be enchanted by Mistletoe Magic, and enjoy family fun at the all new Festival Pancake Breakfast.

For the last 28 years, Festival of Trees has raised funds for healthcare enhancements for the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre and other health centres in Central Alberta.

2022: FUNDING THE INTENSIVE CARE AND CARDIAC CARE UNITS AT RED DEER REGIONAL HOSPITAL CENTRE.

As the only facility in Central Zone with Intensive Care and Coronary Care beds, Red Deer Hospital will be creating a permanent space for CCU and expanding its ICU beds by 8, for a total of 20 ICU beds. Our healthcare system needs more capacity, and this expansion is the first step in responding to the increased demand for high-quality care for patients in the ICU and CCU.

Cardiac enhancements and expansion of bed space have been a longstanding priority for our hospital, and Festival of Trees is thrilled to support the equipment needs in these new spaces by providing CPAP/BI-PAP machines, ultrasound systems, Glidescopes, and much more.

Festival of Wines

We’re not just wines anymore!
Sample flavours from around the world. Local restaurants, fine wineries, craft beer brewers, and select distillers will all tempt you with some of their finest offerings.
Friday, November 25 | 7:00-11:00pm
Tickets $100 including gate admission | 18+

Mistletoe Magic

It has finally returned after a two-year absence! Get back to dining and dancing with your favourite girl with this magical evening of dinner and entertainment for fathers and daughters of all ages.
Daddies and daughters have been making this event a must-do Christmas tradition since 1998. This year we’ve got more fun and games than ever before.
Saturday, November 26 | 6:00-11:00pm
      Tickets $125 including gate admission | All ages

NEW! Festival Pancake Breakfast

Grab a quick bite before you hit the Tree Room this year with a pancake breakfast for the whole family.
Pancakes, sausages, music, and a visit from Santa are all in store.
Sunday, November 27 | 10:00am-12:00pm
Tickets are $15 (13+), $10 (4-12), $5 (3 and under)
Includes gate admission | All ages
                  TICKETS.              
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Tickets on sale! The Red Deer Kinsmen Dream Home Lottery is back for 2022

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For 42 years, the Red Deer Kinsmen Dream Home Lottery has been raising funds for the Red Deer community. As a proud volunteer-based organization, all proceeds for the Lottery go to support local groups, programs and initiatives in Red Deer and surrounding areas. Albertans can once again help the Red Deer Kinsmen share the winning and make a local impact by supporting this important annual community event.

“The Dream Home Lottery is the cornerstone of the Red Deer Kinsmen’s contribution to the community’s greatest needs. Many of the new playgrounds and sporting facilities you see are funded completely or partially with funds raised by the Lottery” – Leonard Sisco, Lottery Chairperson.

This year’s lottery is offering 117 amazing prizes valued at over $900,000. The Grand Prize Dream Home by Alair Homes is in the community of Timberlands
and is valued at $810,000, including furnishings. It features a Scandinavian modern style with vaulted ceilings, a private upstairs master retreat with its
own south-facing balcony, and 2 sizeable bedrooms on the main floor. To encourage supporters to buy their tickets early, there is a brand-new Buick Encore GX AWD OR $25,000 up for grabs as an Early Bird prize. The deadline to qualify for this additional Early Bird draw is December 29th

Other amazing prizes include vacations, epic experiences, home renovation packages, exercise equipment, and much, much more.

Tickets are $100 each, 5 for $150, 15 for $250 or the best chance to win package at 50 for $350.

Also back again this year is the ever-popular 50/50 Cash Raffle where one lucky ticket holder will take home half of the total ticket sales. Last year’s winner took
home a whopping $157,395 in cash.

Tickets are $10 each, 10 for $25, 25 for $50 or 50 for $75.

Red Deer Kinsmen Dream Home Lottery License #575571 / 50/50 Cash Raffle License #575572

The final ticket deadline for both lotteries is February 2nd. The final draws will be held February 16, 2023.

Tickets can be purchased online at reddeerkinsmenlottery.com or by calling 1.833.511.3863.

2022 Red Deer Kinsmen Dream Home Lottery

• This is the 42nd year of the lottery and the 41st Dream Home. Support local and have a chance to win!

Prizes

EARLY BIRD PRIZE
• #1 – 2022 Encore GX AWD OR $25,000 CASH – Deadline: December 29, 2022

o Draw will take place on January 12, 2023, at Stride Management Corp. (12:00 pm)
**Only tickets purchased before 11:59 pm on Dec 29, 2021, will be eligible for the Early Bird

GRAND PRIZE DREAM HOME

The Viking by Alair Homes – 388 Timberlands Drive, community of Timberlands Red Deer, AB
• Valued at $810,000! With furnishings.

ADDITIONAL PRIZES

• 117 prizes worth over $900,000 to be won!
• Prizes include vacations, home renovations, epic experiences, exercise equipment, tech, cash, and so much more!

THE 50/50 CASH RAFFLE

• Win half of an ever-increasing jackpot!
• Tickets are easy to buy – 1 for $10, 10 for $25, 25 for $50 or 50 for $75. Purchasers are not required to purchase a ticket in the Red Deer Kinsmen Dream Home Lottery to purchase tickets in the 50/50 Cash Raffle lottery.
• For a list of charities that benefit from the 50/50 Cash Raffle, please visit reddeerkinsmen.com

Final Draw

• Ticket Cut-off is February 2, 2023 (11:59 pm)
• Final Draws will take place February 16, 2023 at Stride Management Corp. (11:00 am)

Red Deer Kinsmen Dream Home Lottery Licence #606030 / 50/50 Cash Lottery Licence #606031

TICKET PRICES

1 for $100 • 5 for $150 • 15 for $250 and our best value 50 for $350

**Minimum prize value is $100**

Cause

Since 1937 The Red Deer Kinsmen have helped support a multitude of local charities and initiatives in the Red Deer community and surrounding areas. The need is greater than ever this year. Proceeds raised from our generous supporters help improve the lives of thousands of in our community. Go to https://reddeerkinsmenlottery.com/cause/ for a full list of our partners.

Call Toll Free 1-833-511-3863
Order Online: reddeerkinsmenlottery.com

 

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