Jesse Helmer (X)

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LeftRight

Position: Ward 4 Councillor

Incumbent: No

Previous council:

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.[1]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.[2]https://www.facebook.com/pg/jessefhelmer/posts/?ref=page_internal

Social Housing: Supports a minimum guaranteed income to reduce poverty;[3]http://councillor.helmer.ca/about  supports including social housing in development plans;[4]https://www.facebook.com/jessefhelmer/  supports parity between single-unit and multi-unit property tax rates.[5]http://councillor.helmer.ca/fairtaxes

Safe Injection Sites: Supports harm-reduction measures.[6]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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