"Ozzy" Ken Osborn

Name

"Ozzy" Ken Osborn

Jurisdiction

Nanaimo

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 the gift of an artist needs to be shown, Unique Cultures have a variation of Art and Heritage and being able to share your culture is the best way to share where we come from..

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, An informed Mind, make the best way to experience the culture that make up Nanaimo. Our youth learn our culture from our elders and if we share that knowledge to others, everyone Cultures become easier to understand.

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?

The Best way to expand a young mind is to introduce them to different cultures. this will better allow then to become better citizens.

Cultural Growth

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

there are many way to encourage Cultural Community. Maybe Nanaimo can host a United Nation Cultural event, where different local Culture can come together and host Pavilions of each culture and each Passport holder could experience the different Cultures and they collect Passport Stamps of each country.

Cultural Tourism

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

Nanaimo can host a United Nation Cultural event, where different local Culture can come together and host Pavilions of each culture and each Passport holder could experience the different Cultures and they collect Passport Stamps of each country.

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

help promote the different cultures that promote there different events that show their unique cultures.

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?

Where we come from is just as important as, where we are going. We learn from our families culture to help us understand other Cultures.