David Haywood

Name

David Haywood

Jurisdiction

North Cowichan

Running for

City/Town Council

Party or Slate (if applicable)

N/A

Funding

Do you know how much your local government invests in the arts? Would you commit to advocating for an increase in that cultural investment for arts, culture, and heritage in your community, within the capacity of your elected body?

yes

Advocacy

If elected, will you take an active role on behalf of your local government in championing the growth of arts, culture and heritage in your community? Why?

yes

Education

Students with an education rich in the arts have better grade point averages and are three times more likely to get a degree. Will you commit to making the arts a critical component of every child’s education? If so, how?

yes

Cultural Growth

How will your local government maintain or grow its investment in cultural programs in your community?

its important to increase funding for in cultural pprograms

Cultural Spaces

Will you work to ensure access to affordable, sustainable cultural spaces for artists and arts organizations? If so, how?

reduce fees to zero

Cultural Tourism

How do you propose to improve cultural tourism in your community?

advertise promotional programs without tuition

How do you propose to attract or retain artists and cultural workers in your community?

provide places to display art at cowichan center without fees

Key Issues

What do you feel is the single most important issue relating to arts, culture, and heritage in your community, and what action will you take to address it?

sponsor free display of of all art

Participation

How do you personally engage in the cultural life of the community? (e.g. involvement on committees, attending arts and culture events, etc.)

inter act with cultural organizations treasurer for 5 years friend of cowichan theatre society

Additional Information

If you'd like to provide voters with additional information about your stance on arts, culture, and heritage issues in your community, please use the space below.

strongly support