Leonard running for re-election to Courtenay council

Ronna-Rae Leonard will run for a third term in the Nov. 19 Courtenay council election.

Ronna-Rae Leonard will run for a third term in the Nov. 19 Courtenay council election.She is seeking re-election to continue to bring her positive attitude to gain even more positive results for the people of Courtenay.Her “can do” reputation means she jumps in to get results.She helped create the Comox Valley Cycling Task Force to answer the call for safer cycling. She’s made sure “people power” is brought to City Hall with a Cycling Public Advisory Committee and with neighbourhood consultations for safer streets for all of us.Leonard “plays well with others” with her positive attitude and big-picture thinking. As chair, she has steered the Affordable Housing and Homelessness “ship” forward — again with a Comox Valley Task Force that is inclusive and focused on success.She and her husband, Ron Eby, raised their two children here in the Comox Valley and Leonard lost both her parents in the past year. She knows the challenges of the Sandwich Generation, and also appreciates the needs and contributions of our youth and seniors.Ronna-Rae knows a well-planned city will attract business and employment, so she keeps her eye on the ball to make sure community benefits flow from every development.She says, “Keeping it green and clean, safe and affordable is the winning combination to make Courtenay a place we’re all proud to call home.”If you’d like to lean more about Ronna-Rae or want to support her re-election, visit http://ronnaraeleonard.ca or call her at 250-338-0978.— Ronna-Rae Leonard

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