THUNDER BAY – The race in this fall’s civic election in Thunder Bay continues to heat up. Today, Beatrice Metzler, former Public School Board Trustee and Vice Chair, declared she will stand as a candidate for City Council in the October municipal election.
This afternoon, Metzler filed her nomination papers with the City Clerk as a candidate for Councillor-at-large. “I believe our City has many opportunities to evolve into a vibrant, healthy, progressive community,” says Metzler. “If I want to make a difference to the future well-being of our City, the most significant way to contribute is to take an active role in decision-making at City Council level.”
Metzler outlined her election platform priorities:
• A diversified economy that supports meaningful jobs
• A community where people feel safe
• A taxation framework that is fair, affordable and transparent
Metzler and her campaign team have launched a website to provide voters with details about her candidacy.