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Who is Battiste?

Battiste is a 25-year veteran lawyer, resident of O-day'min, small business owner, with extensive municipal, provincial, national government, and international private/nonprofit experience. She possesses the right mix of experience & skills to effectively govern on day one, having already built the relationships & knowledge necessary to realize meaningful change.

As a relentless social volunteer, she uses her pragmatic common-sense and legal skills to guide nonprofit social enterprises, and advocate on behalf the vulnerable or marginalized. Battiste has already created provincial & national organizations that are instigating social change, where others only talk about doing it.

Battiste has signed the AUMA Pledge demonstrating she is not affiliated with any political party or mayoral candidate. She believes that decisions should be connected to local residents - not political parties.

Experience


Strategies

Older Edmontonians - Actions Towards Safety & Well Being

Let's Establish an Older Edmontonians Advisory Council, Bring back Bus service to residences, Set up a "Silver Alert" to help find missing older citizens with reduced cognitive capacity and Reinstate paper-based engagment.

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Crime Reduction Strategy

The City’s Crime Severity Index has been rising steadily since 2013. Council, as a governing body, has the ability to set Policy Direction and allocate resources to achieve those policies. They also have an obligation to be providing oversight as to how those resources are spent.

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Progressive Action


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Community of Care

Clean & Safe Downtown, 24-7 Wrap-around Supports, Tax/Demolish Abandoned Property, Community Based Policing, Accessible Transit for Disabled + Seniors + Students

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Stop Pet Projects


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Tax Value

Basic Services Come First,
Taxes Paid = Services Received, Facilitation not Administration, Faster Construction Completion

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Getting To Yes


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Local & Small Business

Vibrant Downtown,
Eliminate Business Barriers, Rapid Transit Connections, Support Technology & Innovation

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Own Your Rights


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Engaging Your Future

Climate Change Prepardness, More Affordable Housing, Accelerate Blatchford Development, Engaged Community Associations

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We respectfully acknowledge that we live, work and play on Treaty 6 territory, a traditional gathering place for diverse Indigenous peoples including the Cree, Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Iroquois, Dene, Ojibway/ Saulteaux/Anishinaabe, Inuit, and many others whose histories, languages, and cultures continue to influence our vibrant community. 

© 2021 Gabrielle Battiste for O'day Min