Frank Armitage

Name

Frank Armitage

Jurisdiction

Princeton

Running for

Mayor

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, provided it is within our budget perameters

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?

I will ensure that our appointees to the various organizations are well qualified. We have a great arts, culture and heritage history in our community.

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, based on Provincial educational standards

Cultural Growth

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

By continuing with our grant program within our community

Cultural Spaces

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

Yes, by maintaining our realistic/affordable facilities made avaliable

Cultural Tourism

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

With continued support of our local groups

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

With continued support of our local Arts and Culture groups

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?

My continued support to the applicable groups

Participation

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

I personally support all events with my attendance

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.

We must insure continuity of our support to our very fine arts, culture and heritage groups