As the Federal election nears, the Halton Region is asking its candidates what matters to them most.
On Thursday, September 12, the region sent a questionnaire to all Federal election candidates running in its local ridings.
Federal election candidates in the ridings of Burlington, Milton, Oakville, Oakville North-Burlington and Wellington-Halton Hills are asked to share their positions on five key issues:
- Investing in roads and infrastructure.
- Confirming Regional and Provincial regulatory roles in the proposed CN truck-rail hub.
- Addressing climate change and supporting community resilience.
- Delivering universal access to broadband internet.
- Supporting safe, affordable and accessible government-assisted housing.
“The topics we outlined in our questionnaire are issues of importance for Regional Council and those living in Halton,” said Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr. “Halton advocates the Federal government for legislative and funding changes to help preserve the high quality of life in our region. By sharing their responses with us, local Federal election candidates will help the community learn how their platforms align with resident priorities for our future.”
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The questionnaire also asks if the candidates would vote against their party if necessary to reflect the best interests of Halton residents.
You can learn more about each issue and view candidate responses as they become available at the Region’s Federal election page.