Party or Slate (if applicable)
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?
Approximately .03% Yes
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, I believe that we need to do a better job of supporting those groups that are enriching our community
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?
Difficult question as education is outside of the municipal powers.
How will your local government maintain or grow its investment in cultural programs in your community?
Through cooperation and investment in physical space in the downtown core
Will you work to ensure access to affordable, sustainable cultural spaces for artists and arts organizations? If so, how?
Through the development of the space on third avenue
How do you propose to improve cultural tourism in your community?
By supporting the groups that are promoting the community through their activities that invite tourists to prince george
How do you propose to attract or retain artists and cultural workers in your community?
By working to have more affordable housing
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?
The declining state of the cities buildings that house arts activities.
How do you personally engage in the cultural life of the community? (e.g. involvement on committees, attending arts and culture events, etc.)
I support a number of ED's of non profits and arts groups with regular peer coaching
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