Danica Hughes

Danica Hughes

Danica Hughes

The Tribune asked candidates running in the election a few questions about themselves and their platforms.

  • Nov. 15, 2011 1:00 p.m.

The Tribune asked candidates running in the municipal, regional, and School District 27 election a few questions about themselves and their platforms.

We asked the following:

• What position are you running for?

• Why are you running for it?

• What do you see as the top three issues to address in your community?

• How do you propose to tackle them?

Candidates in the area, including those who have been acclaimed, were invited to participate for free

and were given a maximum word limit of 275 words to answer the questions above.

The following are the answers we received from participating candidates:

Danica Hughes

I am campaigning for a seat on city council in Williams Lake.

My motives for seeking this role come from a sincere desire to serve Williams Lake, be a voice and an advocate for the residents, and to fulfill my responsibilities with integrity.

The current condition of the local economy is a priority issue that needs to be proactively addressed. Continued crime reduction is an issue that requires unwavering persistence. Creating an atmosphere in the City of Williams Lake where a family unit can survive and thrive is of utmost importance.

Discovering solutions for the most prominent issues oppressing Williams Lake requires examining root causes, a willingness to set our differences aside for the greater good of all, rolling our sleeves up as a community and working hard together. An outside-the-box entrepreneur mentality is necessary for generating employment opportunities.

It is imperative in times like these for the entire community to make a commitment to move forward, let go of our biases and discover ways that we can work together in a co-operative, respectful manner.  Progress waits for no one and trying to stop change will only cripple our community. Respectful relationships and open communication are absolutely essential.

In reality I am simply one person with a strong conscience, one voice, one vote, and a whole bunch of ideas. The power in this is that I am ready and willing to serve on a team of like-minded people to support Williams Lake as we move into a new era that has never been witnessed before and will set a new standard for communities struggling like ours.

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