Position: Ward 4 Councillor
First elected to council in 2014.
Political affiliation: Member of the federal Liberal Party as of 2013.
Political donations: Ongoing donations to the federal Liberal Party.
Occupation / Profession: Business owner.
Transit: Voted for the current BRT plan; supports electric busses on the BRT system.https://lfpress.com/news/local-news/city-politicians-rally-behind-brt , (http://councillor.helmer.ca/about
Environment: Supports including climate change warning on gas pumps.https://www.facebook.com/pg/jessefhelmer/posts/?ref=page_internal
Social Housing: Supports a minimum guaranteed income to reduce poverty;http://councillor.helmer.ca/about supports including social housing in development plans;https://www.facebook.com/jessefhelmer/ supports parity between single-unit and multi-unit property tax rates.http://councillor.helmer.ca/fairtaxes
Safe Injection Sites: Supports harm-reduction measures.https://www.facebook.com/jessefhelmer/
Overall political orientation: Based on the information available, this candidate’s overall political orientation is left-of-centre.
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