My name is Gabrielle Battiste & I am working to be your City Councillor for the new O-day'min ward in Edmonton.
I'm asking for your vote and your support as I meet with each of you to listen to your concerns, wants and needs.
I will work hard to meet with as many individuals and local business owners in my ward as I can, and, if elected I will work harder to keep your trust, respect and faith as I represent your issues.
Our Ward is at the Heart of the City of Edmonton. We work hard, we play hard and we support one another.
Experienced & Qualified:
- 25-year lawyer who has worked across all three prairie provinces (MB, SK, AB)
- President of Autism Edmonton
- Board Member of Coalition for Canadian Police Reform to create a Professional Police College
- CIVIDA (former Capital Region Housing) Board Member, providing over 4500+ units of affordable housing in Edmonton.
- Board member at ANSWERS – a non-profit for sex workers, by sex workers
- Consultant to city & rural councilors on governance, oversight, transparency, accountability, fiscal responsibility, citizen engagement, policy & bylaw
- Small business owner and entrepreneur
- Providing free legal advice to non-profits, startups and immigrants
- Former Edmonton Police Commission Executive Director who fought for change
- Former AB Environmental Monitoring (AEMERA) & Alberta Environment & Parks General Counsel & Chief Risk Officer
- Former AB Energy & Federal Credit Union banking executive
- Former Community League Vice-President & Member of Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues
- Former Elizabeth Fry Executive Director
- I own my home in O'Day Min
- I am a lawyer with my own law firm and consulting company in our community
- I am a mother to a millennial student attending school in our community
- Married to the love of my life
- One son, who I love dearly.
- Have wonderful neighbours
- Dog & Cat Owner, Mountain Biker, Skiier, Slogger (slow jogger), Kayaker
Every person is unique in their struggles and their accomplishments. As I meet each of you, I look forward to listening to you and learning from you.
YOU are what makes O-day'min the Heart of Edmonton and my purpose is to serve you.