Charlie MacDougall


Charlie MacDougall


Bear Lake

Running for

City/Town Council

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?

I do not know the current level of investment in the Arts so the second question is moot .


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 firmly believe in balancing all Community interests.


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, where applicable.

Cultural Growth

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

Encouraging Community activities that celebrate and encourage the Arts 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, where possible thru personal involvement.

Cultural Tourism

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

Enhance existing venues and promote development of Community-Artisan relationships.

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

Develop liaison between Aboriginal and Local interests.

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?

Involvement in Local Recreation Committee, Participate and attend Local Functions; Encourage Arts Performances ..